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WikiAfrica Cameroon promoted by doual'art with the support of Orange Foundation has been implementing a pilot project around Wikipedia and primary school (2012-2013). The project has allowed to release the Cameroonian national primary school exams, to upload them on Wikimedia Commons and to edit them on Wikiversity.
The WikiAfrica Primary School Feasibility Study has been developed in 2012 in the frame of WikiAfrica with the support of volunteers and lettera27 Foundation, to evaluate the possible synergies between Wikipedia and primary school with a focus on the linguistic editions of Wikipedia and their use in primary education in Africa, current Wikimedia projects, OER-Open Educational Resources and case studies on the primary schools systems and current relevant projects in the field of education in Italy, Cameroon and South Africa.
The Africa Centre based in Cape Town has been developing trainings in Africa for Wikipedians in residence. SUPSI University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland and University of Cape Town, in collaboration with Wikimedia Switzerland and the Africa Centre based in Cape Town have applied in March 2013 for a Swiss South African research project related to Wikipedia Primary School within the SSAJRP programme (supported September 2013). Presentation proposal Wikipedia Primary School at Wikimania 2013 by Iolanda Pensa. Wikipedia Primary School is a project drafted in 2012 by Iolanda Pensa and growing through time with the contribution of many people and institutions.
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