Why should we care about UNESCO's SDGs and how can this framework help Wikimedians transform Education?
||Wikimedia Username (if you have one)
||Role, website or any other details you'd like to share
||The Wikipedia & Education User Group; Tel Aviv University.
||Chairperson; Lecturer, researcher
|Melissa Guadalupe Huertas
||Program Officer, Education Team
||Director of Open Education
||Open Education Consortium
||TJ (Wiki Ed)
||Wiki Education Foundation
||Chief Advancement Officer; former OER Program Officer at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
||ad AT huikeshoven DOT org
||Contributor, Editor, former Board Member WMNL
||Contributor, SDG Education/Tech Consultant Kaamoslife.com
||Head of Ayb School www.aybschool.am
||Olle Terenius (UU)
||User:Olle Terenius (UU)
Each Space at Wikimania 2019 will have specific format requests. The program design prioritises submissions which are future-oriented and directly engage the audience. The format of this submission is a:
- Panel with audience Q & A
In this introductory panel for the Education Space of Wikimania 2019, we will hold a discussion on why UNESCO's SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) is a valuable framework that participants in the Open Education movement should care about. Our panelist will represent different perspectives, from ones in the Wikimedia Movement, to others from the broader Open Education Movement. Together we will discuss why and how is would make sense to join forces and combine efforts to advance Open Education, with Wikimedia in Education efforts being one part of a much larger global picture.
This session will address the conference theme — Wikimedia, Free Knowledge and the Sustainable Development Goals — in the following manner:
At the end of the session, the following will have been achieved:
Attendees will have a clear definition of different terms and ideas relating to Education, Wikimedia and the SDGs, as well as a good framework for the sessions that will follow in the Education Space.
The session will
work best with these conditions:
Link to slides for the panel