Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Shared Knowledge/General report for 2017

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This is an annual overview of the activities and achievements set out by Shared Knowledge in the annual plan for 2017, spanning from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016. The report uniformly concludes the activities conducted in 2016.

Financial overview[edit]

You can also see our General financial report for 2017.

Aims set for the 2017 grant in general[edit]

Area Measures of success
General
  • to increase the quantity and improve the quality of free content;
  • to raise awareness of the Wikimedia movement;
  • to extend cooperation with the Wikimedia Foundation and other affiliated organisations;
  • to extend cooperation with external institutions;
  • to raise awareness about knowledge in general;
  • to release a substantial amount of knowledge held by the Macedonian GLAM institutions;
  • to promote free knowledge in the country's educational system;
  • to increase the presence of the Wikimedia projects in the country's educational system;
  • to encourage participation on Wikimedia projects.
Administration
  • to implement the assumption of going concern;
  • to promote the work done within the organisation;
  • to establish efficient and effective organisational governance;
  • to establish efficient and effective volunteer management;
  • to establish efficient and effective process of reporting;
  • to reduce the gender gap in the organisation;
  • to extend cooperation with institutions and organisations.
Education
  • to introduce and increase the presence of the Wikimedia projects in the educational institutions;
  • to extend cooperation with educational institutions;
  • to promote the Wikimedia projects as useful educational tool;
  • to raise awareness about the benefits that the editing offers to the students;
  • to increase and improve the content on different topics;
  • to get access to materials that can be used for referencing.
GLAM
  • to introduce and increase the presence of the Wikimedia projects in the GLAM institutions;
  • to extend cooperation with GLAM institutions;
  • to document country's natural and cultural heritage;
  • to document the treasure within museums;
  • to get access to valuable units in the museums;
  • to release and digitise materials from the libraries;
  • to introduce QR-pedia in the GLAM sector.
Community
  • to increase activity on the Wikimedia projects;
  • to improve the quality of content;
  • to reach out to new potential editors.

2017 activities[edit]

See: Annual plan 2017
  • Education Programme
  • Lectures about Wikipedia
  • Wikipedia 16
  • Wikiexpeditions
  • Geoexpediotions
  • Agroexpediotions
  • Veloexpeditions
  • Wiki Camp
  • Editing contests
  • Editing days
  • Editing weekends
  • Edit-a-thons
  • Photohunts
  • WikiWine
  • Wiki Loves Food
  • Exhibition: "Brazil though photographs" / Macedonian-Brazilian Photographic Cooperation

2017 achievements[edit]

Project metrics

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation

Education Programme

The activities of the Education Programme were carried out at the Josip Broz - Tito Grammar School. Twelve lectures and workshops were given to the pupils at the Josip Broz - Tito Grammar School. The pupils at the Josip Broz - Tito Grammar School were given assignments to edit articles on physical topics and all of the articles created or improved as part of the programme have come from this collaboration.

Lectures about Wikipedia

The concept of the project was changed from giving lectures to a large audience to organising interactive educational seminars for a smaller crowd.

Wikipedia 16

Wikiexpeditions

  • 6 Wikiexpeditions conducted
  • 1,315 images uploaded (88,95% used in articles - as of 17 January 2018, editing still in progress)
  • 400 new or improved articles

Geoexpeditions

  • 4 Geoexpedtions conducted Yes check.svg Achieved
  • 429 images uploaded (86,01% used in articles) Yes check.svg Achieved
  • 60 new or improved articles Yes check.svg Achieved

Agroexpeditions

  • 2 Agroexpeditions conducted Yes check.svg Achieved
  • 245 images uploaded (81,94% used in articles) Yes check.svg Achieved
  • 35 new or improved articles Yes check.svg Achieved

Veloexpeditions

  • 2 Veloexpeditions conducted
  • 82 images uploaded (96,34% used in articles)
  • 21 new or improved articles

Wiki Camp

  • 3 day camp organized
  • 173 uploaded images (38,27% used in articles)
  • 44 new or improved articles

Editing competitions

  • 5 editing competitions organized
  • 17 participants
  • 851 new or improved articles

Editing days

  • 10 editing days held
  • 11 participants
  • 164 new of improved articles
  • 1 template created

Editing weekends

  • 10 editing weekends held
  • 13 participants
  • 156 new or improved articles
  • 2 templates created

Edit-a-thons

  • 4 edit-a-thons organized
  • 25 participants
  • 60 new or improved articles

Photohunts

  • 6 photohunts conducted
  • 629 images uploaded (71,37% used in articles; as of 16 January 2018)
  • 103 new or improved articles

Wiki Wine

  • 3 expeditions conducted Yes check.svg Achieved
  • 15 participants Yes check.svg Achieved
  • 76 images uploaded (67,92% used in articles) Yes check.svg Achieved
  • 27 new or improved articles Yes check.svg Achieved

Wiki Loves Food

  • 67 participants Yes check.svg Achieved
  • 915 images uploaded (10,05% used in articles) Yes check.svg Achieved
  • 30 days competitions Yes check.svg Achieved

Exhibition: "Brazil though photographs" / Macedonian-Brazilian Photographic Cooperation

  • 20 images printed with QR-codes
  • 2 weeks long exihibiton
  • over 40 visitors on the opening