Education/Newsletter/January 2021

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This Month in Education
Volume 10 • Issue 1 • January 2021

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Starting November 2019, we are highlighting a Wikimedian who is impacting or who has been impacted by Wikimedia & Education work. For January, in this article, meet Mehmet Korhan Erturaç from Turkey and learn from their experience in running Wikimedia education programs at Sakarya University. read more...

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The Open Education Global Conference 2020 took place on 16-20 November, 2020. Among the topics reported from around the world, there were also two related to education and Wikipedia. read more...

The Reading Wikipedia in the Classroom experience in Bolivia, through the struggles and search for diversity to help teachers use Wikipedia in the classroom openly. read more...


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2020 has been a really difficult year for Artsakh as it faced the COVID-19 pandemic which got followed by a devastating war to make the matter worse. Despite all this, the community is contributing and planning to face all this boldly to build a better future. read more...

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Open-Access Learning Portal, a project of having an offline Wikipedia in local learning hubs on remote areas was presented during the BLAST OFF, Naga City's first-ever digital startup challenge in the Philippines. Presenters are two active Wikipedians who both worked on online and offline outreach activities of Wikipedia. read more...

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Wiki in Africa has just published a French Wikibook Ressources pédagogiques relatives au droit d'auteur. We created teaching materials and assignment models to support teachers as they introduce copyright, Creative Commons licenses, and licensing attribution to their students. The target audience is aimed at students (10-15-years-old) in French-speaking Africa, although the material can be used across francophone regions. The project was selected as one of the six projects supported by the Creative Commons Open Education Platform Activities Fund in 2020 [1]. read more...


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