Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2018/Programme/Submission/Seminars of professional development

Seminars of professional development edit

Name(s) and/or username(s) edit

Nebojša Ratković
Wikimedia Serbia, Education program manager

Topic edit

  1. Capacity development:
    • Encouragement of new editors.
    • Outreach, particularly in education.

Type of submission (Please choose one) edit

  • Presentation with discussion (one-to-many + Q&A)

Summary edit

This presentation will showcase the history of Wikimedia Serbia's Seminars of professional development for school teachers, as well as successes that we have achieved throughout the years. We have started 4 years ago with a grassroots effort to educate Serbia's educators about Wikipedia and wiki tools in general, so that they could use them in class. We are ending our second version of the accredited course and will be starting a new one soon. We will explain what topics we cover in those seminars, what are the ways that we follow subsequent work and reconnect with participants, what are the greatest achievements of this program etc.

Expected outcomes edit

Audience is familiarized with successes regarding the topic in Serbia and hopefully can find ways to apply similar things in local contexts.

Duration (without Q&A) edit

20 minutes for the presentation and 10 minutes for Q&A.

Specific requirements edit

No specific requirements.

Slides or further information edit

Interested attendees (Please add yourself, and you may indicate your questions to the presenter). edit