Announcing our Annual Plan for 2022–23

We live in a time of ‘knowledge revolution.’ The instant availability of information on digital devices has deeply impacted the way humans learn about the world around them. With facts and truth under attack, Wiki Education’s work in providing the public with trustworthy and accurate information through Wikipedia and Wikidata is crucial for an informed … Continued

Sharing our learnings on improving Wikipedia’s COVID coverage

When the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic a year ago, Wikipedians were busy improving articles related to coronavirus, especially the main article on the pandemic. Quality varied widely, however, across articles related to state and regional responses to the pandemic. Articles about states like New York or California with vibrant existing editing communities … Continued

Welcome, Kathleen!

We’re happy to introduce Kathleen Ramsey as Wiki Education’s new Director of Donor Relations. Kathleen comes from BrightFocus Foundation, where she managed a portfolio of foundations and corporations in an effort to cure diseases of mind and sight. Before BrightFocus, she administered major and planned gifts at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She is excited to bring … Continued

Welcome, Victoria and Evan!

All of us at Wiki Education would like to formally welcome part-time employees Victoria Padilla and Evan Monk to our organization. Victoria Padilla is joining Wiki Education as a part-time executive assistant.Victoria provides executive level support and helps to ensure smooth day-to-day operations. Her responsibilities include providing general administrative support, supporting our Executive Director and … Continued

Ten years of Wikipedia Education Program – a look back

This fall, we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Wikipedia Education Program. Started as an experimental pilot project by the Wikimedia Foundation in 2010, it quickly grew into a global program run by different organizations across more than 80 countries. Over the past decade, Wiki Education – an independent spin-off of the Wikimedia Foundation – … Continued

An update on our monthly reports

Since Wiki Education started in 2014, we’ve been making the ED’s monthly reports to the board public. We’ve invested a lot of staff time into creating and distributing these reports in three formats: a designed PDF uploaded to Wikimedia Commons, a wikitext version published on the Wikimedia Foundation’s Meta wiki, and a full text version … Continued