GLAM Macedonia User Group/Reports/2023-11

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Wiki Club in Primary school Nevena Georgieva Dunja[edit]

A Wiki club was established in the Nevena Georgieva Dunja Primary School in Skopje. "The Wiki Club at the beginning of the work has about 15 members, with the intention of increasing their number, all in order to create larger articles.

The responsible mentor is Maja Trajkovic, who is a French language teacher and librarian and who will manage this Wiki Club with students from the sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth grades.

And this Wiki Club is part of the educational program of GLAM Macedonia and represents a step in the expansion of Wikipedia in the Macedonian language.

We expect the first concrete activities from this Club by the end of school year.

New Wiki Club opened in Probishtip[edit]

New Wiki Club opened in Probishtip

The students from "Naum Naumovski-Borce" High School, in Probishtip under the mentorship of Professor Elvira Jakimovskи,begin with the Wiki club in the High School, and have 15 members, but the interest of the students is greater and they plan to become a really serious Wiki club that will have many articles.

With the establishment of this Wiki club, Glam Macedonia took another step in the implementation of the educational program that is useful for the entire region.

Wiki Club Ohrid - We study and write about intangible cultural heritage[edit]

A group of current and new members from Wiki Club Ohrid, under the mentorship of Natasa Nedanoska, visited bagpiper Cele Blažeski in the village of Belcishta. Grandpa Cele has been a bagpiper since he was 16, and he has been making bagpipes for 30 years.

The purpose of the visit is for the children to learn more about Intangible Cultural Heritage which is urban as well as rural.

From this visit, and from the next ones that are planned, articles on this topic on Wikipedia in the Macedonian language will emerge.

Training for teachers in O.U. HRISTIJAN TODOROVSKI KARPOS[edit]

This week, Teacher Training was held in OU. Hristijan Todorovski - Karposh, who passed in a working and creative atmosphere. Snezana Strkovska, spoke about the meaning of Wikipedia in the Macedonian language, Valentina Trajkovska introduced the teachers to the ways of organizing children within GLAM with an emphasis on Wiki Camps, and Tatjana Gogoska spoke to the teachers about media literacy and culture.