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Featured education community members of 2020
Author: Sailesh Patnaik
Summary: This year we met 9 Wikimedians as a part of our Wikimedians highlight series, these volunteers have identified many ways to use Wikimedia projects in education. Meet our community members from India, Poland, Czech Republic, Ghana, Macedonia, Indonesia, Canada, Ukraine and Tunisia.
Interviews with Wikimedians who use Wikidata in education:
In January 2020, we met Parvathi Sri, a teacher and a Wikimedian, who is using Wikipedia and its sister projects as a tool for digital literacy and for awareness.
In March 2020, we met Amber Berson. Amber is incorporating Wikimedia projects in the classroom to foster learning with a feminist perspective.
In Aprl 2020, we met Helena Dvořáková and learned from their work in supporting senior editors through Wiki Clubs in Prague.
In May 2020, we met Jacek Durski from Poland and learn from their experience in running Wikimedia education activities in High schools.
In October 2020, we met Houcemeddine A. Turki from Tunisia and learn from their experience in using Wikidata in education.
In February 2020, we met Maxwell Beganim, a Wikimedian from Ghana and we learned from his work of using Kiwix and offline Wikipedia in education.
In June 2020, we met Oleh Kushch from Ukraine and learn from their experience in running Wikimedia education activities in High schools.
In July 2020, we met Natasa Nedanoska from North Macedonia and learned from her experience in running Wikiclubs with youths.
In September 2020, we met Catur Nurrochman Oktavian from Indonesia and learned from his experience in becoming a Wikimedian and later a movement organiser.
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