Education

Education is at the core of Wikimedia’s strategy to spread free knowledge – online and offline.

 

EDUCATION PROGRAM

Since 2006 we share and spread our international projects by involving the Swiss community in creating, modifying, translating the contents on our platforms and by making them available to the rest of the world.

Discover our education keywords, pedagogical priority and Wikimedia projects and events
in our BOOKLET.

 

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

  • OpenEdu.ch. The open education platform – projects, trainings and news
  • Training projects for students, teachers, adults
  • Collaborative events (editathon, hackathon)
  • Information events
  • Wiki days – oneday full immersion
  • Wiki campus – full immersion seminar
  • Contest

 

FOR WHOM?
We deliver and collaborate on educational active programs that advance learning at every level, from children to adults. Our work supports lifelong learning on all levels:

Schools – High Schools – Universities – Teachers – Tutors – Professors – Professionals and free lance – Adults

 

OPEN EDUCATION: PEDAGOGICAL OPPORTUNITIES

Education key words are INCLUSIVITY and EQUITY.

INCLUSIVITY

  • Integrated Learning – Connections across curricum
  • Digital Gap – Digital access for all
  • Special educational needs – Access to learning for all

EQUITY

  • Diversity gap – Social justice by representation
  • E-Democracy – Critical Knowledge
  • Neutral point of view: Access to Neutral information

 

WIKIMEDIA SKILLS FOR LIFE

In using open education projects you can develop the following skills:

Communication – Critical Thinking – Translation – Social Competence – Learn how to Learn.

Read more in our BOOKLET.

 

For further information please contact

Ilario Valdelli
WMCH Education Manager
ilario.valdelli@wikimedia.ch