Education/Newsletter/September 2013/Wikimania pre-conference draws crowd

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Group photo, Wikipedia Education Program Pre-Conference Wikimania 2013

Nearly 30 Wikimedians gathered for a pre-conference at Wikimania focused on developing educational programs. Representing more than 20 countries, the participants discussed challenges, solutions, and plans for educational efforts in their countries. Representatives from Namibia, the U.K., Germany, and the Wikimedia Foundation led sessions on fears, best practices, challenges, working with institutions, reaching out to different target groups, and program evaluation, among other topics. Learn more about the pre-conference, including notes and photos from the event.