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This Month in Education

Volume 12 • Issue 1 • January 2023


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During the 2023-1 school year in Mexico, from the Wikimedia Mexico Education Program, we accompanied eight educational projects of high school and degree in alliance with different institutions. Read more…

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Justice in Kosovo edit-a-thon and Partnership with Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering - University of Prishtina Read more…

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Wikimedians of Albanian Language User Group organized a Wikipedia edit-a-thon with the students of the Art Management course, where the participants worked on important art-related articles in the Albanian Language Wikipedia. Read more…

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Wikimedia Ukraine regularly supports projects aimed at integrating Wikipedia into the educational process in schools and universities. The work continues despite Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent widespread power outages. We have multiple collaborations in place, and in this article, we’ll look at two of the recent ones – a teacher-led initiative at the Lviv Polytechnic National University and a student-led initiative at the Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University. Read more…

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A citation hunt program was organized for secondary school students at IIS School in Dubai as part of the 74th Republic Day celebration of India. 16 students participated, with different mother tongues and from different states of India living as expatriates in Dubai. The goal was to increase references for Wikidata statements based on research. The students were introduced to the importance of protecting India's history on the internet and were taught how to edit Wikipedia and Wikidata. They were given a special event page on Wikidata with instructions and a list of Wikidata items to add citations to, and they searched for references in their textbooks and search engines to add to the Wikidata items. Read more…

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The Central Commission of the Institute for Improvement of Education awarded the second prize to Sanja Ječmenica for the project "Wikijunior books in teaching". The Institute is a body established by the Government of the Republic of Serbia for the purpose of monitoring, ensuring, and improving the quality and development of the education system. Read more…

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