of the world’s student population has been affected by school closures from the pandemic according to UNESCO estimates*
As the nonprofit that operates the world’s largest encyclopedia, we have a commitment to knowledge and believe that learning must continue even if school curriculums do not.
In light of COVID-19, we have made available several free resources for at-home learners using Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, including lesson plans, “#EduWiki Challenge” exercises, and worksheet templates.
Additionally, we have joined UNESCO’s Global Education Coalition to support students, teachers, and governments with digital learning resources during the pandemic. We are also working with volunteers to collect information about the pandemic’s impact on education.
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