Education/Newsletter/June 2017/From idea to award

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From idea to award[edit]

Author: Violetova

Two educators, employees in the Museum, receiving the award.
Two educators, employees in the Museum, giving light talk about the work of the Wiki Club.




Summary: On May 18, the international day of Museums, the first Wiki Club in Macedonia received an award from the Macedonian Association of Museums (ICOM). Each year the ICOM distributes awards to the best active museum projects in Macedonia.

Article: The first Wiki Club in Macedonia was establish in the Museum of Macedonian struggle in Skopje by GLAM Macedonia. The first day of the Wiki Club was 19th October 2016. We have students coming from at least 5 schools from Skopje, all coming from different parts of the city, most of them by bus, using their free time. At the moment, 77 students passed the training on how to edit Wikipedia. The members created more than 183 articles, and improved more than 230 articles. Until now, Wiki Club members were part of four edit-a-thons.

On May 18, the international day of Museums, the first Wiki Club in Macedonia received an award from the Macedonian Association of Museums (ICOM). Each year the ICOM distributes awards to the best active museum projects in Macedonia.


Tags: Macedonia, awards, WikiClubs