Founded in 2013, the Wiki Education Foundation supports innovative uses of Wikipedia and related projects in communities of teaching, learning, and inquiry in the United States and Canada. The Wiki Education Foundation aims to improve the breadth, scope, and quality of content on Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects; enhance student information fluency; and increase the number and diversity of contributors to the free knowledge movement by engaging educators, researchers, and students.
We are a small group of 13 highly enthusiastic individuals embarked on a mission to bring education and Wikipedia closer together. Our Executive Director is a former member of the Wikimedia Foundation’s (the organization that operates Wikipedia) executive management team, and we bring more than four years’ experience in running a program that brings Wikipedia into the classroom.
- We are hiring a Director of Programs. Information about this position, including details on how to apply, can be found here.