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Swedish teacher wins national award for teaching with Wikimedia projects

By Sara Mörtsell (Wikimedia Sweden)

Ylva Pettersson talks about her teaching and Wikipedia, from 2012 (Swedish).

Snippet: Teacher awarded with national honorary prize for using Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects.

The Swedish Foundation for Computers in Education (Datorn i Utbildningen), awarded teacher Ylva Pettersson with the jury's honorary prize for her long term work with Wikipedia in Education and pioneering teaching using Wikiversity and Wikibooks with students to openly share their learning and knowledge with the educators' community in Sweden, and contributing to the positive development of ICT and media in education. Ylva was awarded with the "Gold Apple" award (Guldäpplet) by the Foundation for Computers in Education in 2012. She is also a Wikipedian on Swedish Wikipedia and board member of Wikimedia Sweden.

Read Wikimedia Sverige's blog post here.

Read DIU's press release here.

Read more about the Wikipedia Education Program in Sweden here.