What we learned about closing Wikipedia’s gender gap using a classroom assignment

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Assigning Wikipedia as a classroom assignment is a difficult proposition. The idea of integrating the encyclopedia into a curriculum has been stigmatized for many years, and it can be complicated to ensure that students’ work fits into Wikipedia’s extensive policies and guidelines. Over the last decade, however, a brave cadre of professors and teachers have….

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A snapshot of Wikimedia education activities in Asia

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The Wikimedia Foundation's Nichole Saad conducted a site visit to Nepal, India, and Taiwan to pilot a new way to help program leaders: in-context support. Why is this approach important? What did we learn in this trip? How is this shaping the way we offer program support in our efforts to support education?

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Three ways we’re changing the Education team at the Wikimedia Foundation

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A survey report is helping a Wikimedia Foundation team define where they were succeeding, and where they could do with improvement.

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Children in Mali can now read Wikipedia offline, thanks to MALebooks e-readers

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MALebooks e-readers provide an offline library to children in Mali, including the French version of Wikipedia and over 4,000 educational books. This experimental project addresses the serious lack of books for children in Mali, and is made possible by Kiwix developers, Wikimedia Switzerland and other supporters.

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