Education/Newsletter/July 2018

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This Month in Education

Volume 7 | Issue 7 | July 2018

This monthly newsletter showcases the Wikipedia Education Program. It focuses on sharing: your ideas, stories, success and challenges. You can see past editions here. You can also volunteer to help publish the newsletter. Join the team! Finally, don't forget to subscribe!

In This Issue


Featured Topic

Wikipedia+Education Conference 2019: Community Engagement Survey

From the Community

Young wikipedian: At WikiClub you get knowledge on your own will

Wikipedia in schools project at the "New Technologies in Education" Conference

Basque Education Program: 2017-2018 school year report


In the News

UNESCO ICT in Education Prize call for nominations opens

An educator's overview of Wikimedia (in short videos format)


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Wikipedia+Education Conference 2019: Community Engagement Survey
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Basque Wikimedians User Group will organize the first Wikimedia+Education Conference in April 2019. The first step towards the conference would be knowing which are the aims of the different Wikimedia Education users. In order to get that data, we have a Community Engagement Survey ready. If you want to have it and help us knowing how to organize this event, send an e-mail to hezkuntza@wikimedia.eus and you'll receive it in your mail. It will only take you 5 minutes and will be very helpful for us. read more...


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Young wikipedian: At WikiClub you get knowledge on your own will
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This is the story of a 17-year-old Mariam Asryan, an active editor from Karvachar WikiClub. read more...


Wikipedia in schools project at the "New Technologies in Education" Conference
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The conference "New Technologies in Education" was held in Belgrade, this year on 8th and 9th of June. On that occasion, Nebojsa Ratkovic, Educational program manager at Wikimedia Serbia, participated at the conference for the second time in a row. read more...


Basque Education Program: 2017-2018 school year report
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This document summarises the work carried out during this academic year within the Educational Programme of the Basque Wikipedians User Group. Although it could be a document with a very detailed content (the Wikipedia software allows us to do this), we have preferred to focus on general data, so that the scope of the work is well understood. read more...




In the News


ICT in Education Prize call for nominations opens
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Nominate someone from our community for the UNESCO ICT in Education Prize. Two awards will be granted, and each recipient will receive a monetary award of US$ 25,000 during the Award Ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. Self-nominations will not be considered. read more...


Videos giving an educator's overview of Wikimedia
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Looking for short videos that illustrate aspects of Wikipedia that are short, related to education, and accessible? This might have precisely what you are looking for: Good to watch and share with educators! by Martin Poulter (UK). read more...




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