Punjabi Wikimedians/Wikimedia Education Program at SEABA School, Lehragaga

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Jagseer S Sidhu joined SEABA School, Lehragaga as a full-time Wikimedian-in-residence and will begin the residency from April 2019. He will work with the school staff and teachers to develop an understanding of Wikimedia projects and also assist them in contributing to various projects.

Weekly Report[edit]

2 April to 6 April[edit]

Accounts Created[edit]

  1. ਰਮਨਦੀਪ ਫਤਿਹ‎‎
  2. ਅਮਨਦੀਪ ਕੌਰ ਵਿਰਕ‎‎
  3. Ramanrang13‎‎

Discussion[edit]

  • Introduction of participants (Teachers).
  • What is Wikipedia and Wikimedia Foundation?
  • How Punjabi Wikipedia created?
  • Punjabi typing on computer.
  • How to create a new account.

8 April to 13 April[edit]

Account Created[edit]

  1. Armaan Singh Benipal
  2. Priya goyal21
  3. Kaushik047
  4. Gurmehak Sidhu123
  5. Abhijhaloor001
  6. Saroye Saab001
  7. Lovedeep321
  8. Grewal047
  9. Sonioa Nagal457
  10. Kamal dult
  11. Kanchan singla
  12. Akash-Chahal047
  13. Devil855
  14. Akvinder kaur
  15. Narpinder singh08
  16. Khushi benipal
  17. Shagan chahal
  18. Jagjot Singh 805
  19. Sandeepkumar3264

Discussion[edit]

  • Introduction of Students
  • What is Wikipedia and Wikisource?
  • What is Wikimedia Foundation?
  • How Punjabi Wikipedia created?
  • Punjabi typing on computer.
  • How to create a new account.
  • How to create user page.

15 April to 30 April[edit]

Account created[edit]

  1. U:Sandy Grewal12
  2. U:Baljinder Singh132
  3. U:Anureet Kaur742

Discussion[edit]

  • How to add links in articles.
  • Meaning and importance of Category
  • Things that are necessary for an article.

15 April to 20 April[edit]

Account Created[edit]

  1. Husandeep Kaur
  2. Jashandeep Bedi
  3. Harbans Singh Sroya
  4. Gagan Dhaliwal0001
  5. Harmanjot Kaur Sandhu
  6. Yudhveer Singh 001

Discussion[edit]

  • How to edit on wikipedia
  • Editing in Source editor
  • Punjabi Typing in Phonetic keyboard

May 2019 to July 2019[edit]

In the month of May 2019 some of the students has started showing interest in Wiki Projects. So they wanted to work on Wiki Projects but because of lack of internet facility, could not do anything online. Students started getting to know that how and why Wikipedia started, what was the purpose behind this project, what is Open Source Knowledge etc. So they were involved in these kind of offline Wiki activities.

In the month of June there was summer vacation in school. After the vacations end we got the Internet connection and students begin to work on Punjabi Wikisource. In the month of July we completed our first audiobook. We have taken this book from Punjabi Wikisource and whole book has been published in audio format.

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In the end of July, Two Schools (SEABA Public School and SD Public School) where Punjabi Wikimedians (Jagseer S Sidhu and Manavpreet Kaur) are running the Education Programs had been invited to by Head, Department of Anatomy, PGIMER, Chandigarh to the Scientific Program of 12th I.J. Dewan Memorial Workshop on "Organ Talk: Time to take Prevention"which is a workshop cum awareness program on health education and both schools students has attended the workshop. Details of the program is here

August 2019 to December 2019[edit]

Students had exams in the month of August so there was no activity in this month. In the month of September and October students were preparing for their Mid Term exams and i was absent for two weeks for my personal work but in these months school had started a new program for students called Employability Skills e-learning. The program included as a common core of study across all trades to empower students for work life. As being Wikimedian-in-residence school management has chosen me to lead this project and teach students the skills they need in their social life.

In the month of November students of SEABA International Public School (India) wrote about Armenia cuisine, culture, attire, movies and actors. The edit-a-thons are part of Armenian-Indian collaboration gained during Wikimania 2019, between the representative of Punjabi wiki community, educational programs coordinator Manavpreet Kaur and the representative of Armenian wiki community, coordinator of Karvachar Wikiclub Tamara Grigoryan. Google sheet link is here

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In the month of December we participated in WikiForHumanRights campaign which aimed at creating and improving human rights topics in Wikipedia. During the mentioned period articles within the framework of the topic will be translated into Punjabi Wikipedia. |Dashboard report of event can be found here.

January 2020 to March 2020[edit]

In the months of January to March there was no regular classes in school. In the month of February the Annual Function was organised in school so students was busy in the preparations for the Annual Function. In the month of March the final exam started. In between some of the students took participate in Wiki Loves Women 2020 program and created approx 30 articles. The link for the dashboard is here