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Training in the context of the Project Wikipedia at the University, in Rio de Janeiro, in 2012

Primary Contacts


Program description


This page was created to provide a liaison point to Wikipedia educators, editors and users who are interested in getting information on and taking part of Wikipedia-related educational activities in Brazil. The Brazilian Wikipedia Education Program was started in 2011 and has involved professors, students and volunteers in at least 17 universities. The Project Wikipedia at the University has been an active initiative within the Brazilian Wikipedia Education Program.

Institutions involved

Active programs

An incomplete, historical list of education programs in Brazil may be found here.

Resources for education


A list of resources for educators and students in Portuguese may be found here. Material that was produced in the context of the Brazilian Wikipedia Education Program is made available below and can be freely adapted and used by anyone who is interested in the projects.

Additional Information

Blog set up by Juliana Bastos Marques to describe and comment on her educational activities at UNIRIO.
Blog set up by João Alexandre Peschanski to describe and comment on the use of Wikipedia in scientific dissemination.