Wikimedia+Education Conference 2019/Submissions/Txikipedia: the basque encyclopedia for children within Wikipedia

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Submission no.
Title of the submission
Txikipedia: the basque encyclopedia for children within Wikipedia

Author(s) of the submission
Koldo Biguri
E-mail address
Country/place of origin
Basque Country
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)

Main theme
Knowledge for and from children
Type of session
Panel if possible
Teachers and new audiences
Length of session
45 min
Do you want to submit a paper for peer-reviewing?

Txikipedia is the first wiki encyclopedia for children within Wikipedia and it has been a success. There are other models, but not inside Wikipedia. We will see the origin and approach of Txikipedia, data on its use and evolution, as well as the reception it has had in the media in general and in the basque school.
How does your proposal adds knowledge to the international community in Wikimedia and education?
  1. ... Txikipedia takes into account the right of children to access information, but also to participate in the creation of information and share it through cooperative development tools.
Who is the intended ideal audience for the topic?

Teachers, parents, schools, people interested in minortiy languages,

Slides or further information
Special requests

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