Wikipedia Education Program

  1. What I Learned: Wikipedia Education Program in Argentina

    In this new blog series, we will share a story a month that stems from the implementation and practice of Wikimedia programs in communities all over the world. In this first delivery, we review one lesson shared by Wikimedia Argentina in their latest report, that serves to describe the work done through their education program.... Read more

  2. Wikipedia Education Program in Estonia encourages collaboration online and off

    The Wikipedia Education Program in Estonia got students to contribute to the world of free knowledge on the internet by editing Wikipedia and bringing experienced editors of the online encyclopedia to work on the ground and help newbies. The journey was not an easy nor a short one for them. Leaders were able to take the challenge, support their initiative, and learn from their past lessons.... Read more

  3. “Becoming involved in making the changes you want to see”: Leigh Thelmadatter

    A university teacher by profession and a Wikipedia volunteer by hobby, Leigh Thelmadatter has contributed articles ranging from Mexican dishes and beverages to biographies and churches. Today, she works with students to improve Wikipedia’s coverage of Mexico and its culture, and travels across the country in search of information worth sharing.... Read more

  4. Wiki Learning holds massive edit-a-thon at Tec de Monterrey in Mexico City

    In March 2015, Tec de Monterrey’s Education Program (Wiki Learning) held a three-day edit-a-thon on three campuses in Mexico City. Nearly 300 students participated, creating or editing 200+ articles on Spanish Wikipedia.... Read more

  5. New badges recognize Swedish students and teachers who contribute to Wikipedia

    Open badges acknowledge the skills and contributions of students and teachers using Wikipedia, in a new education program led by Wikimedia Sverige. Editing Wikipedia counts as learning! (…)... Read more

  6. Wikimedians from Central and Eastern Europe meet in Ukraine to plan next steps

    Wikimedians from Central and Eastern Europe met in Ukraine last month. More than 20 different countries were represented in the conference. They discussed new ways to collaborate with each other on a wide range of themes, from education to multimedia, wikicamps — and solutions to the gender gap. (…)... Read more

  7. Egyptian students made the most contributions to the Arabic Wikipedia in 2014

    Over the last five academic terms, 978 students from the Arab World added more than 42.6 million bytes of content to the Arabic Wikipedia, as part of the Wikipedia Education Program. The highest contributions ever in one term came from the Egyptian students in Spring/Summer 2014, with more than 12.38 million bytes of new Arabic content. (…)... Read more

  8. Education collaborative members meet in Edinburgh

    Wikipedia is built upon diversity. A high quality encyclopedia cannot be achieved unless there are opportunities for everyone in the world to contribute to it and people from different cultures, genders and ages are well-represented in the community….... Read more

  9. In Egypt, Ain Shams’ Al-Alsun celebrates four terms of successful work on Wikipedia

  10. “Wiki Learning” to be adopted at Mexico’s Tec de Monterrey