2023:Program/Education/B3ZLVZ-The Future of Wiki in Education: What we've learned from the EDUWiki Conference in May and next steps

From Wikimania

Title: The Future of Wiki in Education: What we've learned from the EDUWiki Conference in May and next steps


João Alexandre Peschanski

Directeur exécutif de Wikimédia Brésil (Wiki Movimento Brasil), contributeur volontaire avec le compte Joalpe. Professeur de Journalisme Multimédia, docteur en Sociologie Politique.

Filip Maljković / dungodung

Frank Schulenburg

Wikipedian / Executive Director of Wiki Education


I’m Susanna Mkrtchyan, an Armenian Wikimedian, PhD of database and system research. I founded and leads the Wikimedia Armenia chapter, which organizes outreach and workshops to improve the Armenian Wikipedia,l In 2015, I received an honourable mention in the context of the annual award Wikimedian of the Year attributed by Jimmy Wales.

Pretalx link

Etherpad link

Room: Room 326

Start time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 10:00:00 +0800

End time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 11:00:00 +0800

Type: Roundtable / open discussion

Track: Education

Submission state: confirmed

Duration: 60 minutes

Do not record: false

Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

This open discussion will focus on the future of Wiki in Education, including a discussion about the possibility of opening an Education global hub.

Description[edit source]

The round table will include representatives from the Wikipedia & Education User Group, the Wiki Education Foundation (US / Canada program), a representative from the Wikimedia Foundation Education team, additional representatives from the global community working on Education, and anyone interested in the topic. The session will focus on learnings from the EDUWiki Conference that will be hosted during May in Serbia, in the hopes of sharing insights from discussions that started at the conference, and collaboratively discussing practical next steps.

Further details[edit source]

Qn. How does your session relate to the event themes: Diversity, Collaboration Future?

Wiki in Education is focused on all three aspects of the theme: DEI (Diversity, Equity and inclusion), collaborative work (online and in class) and the future of Wiki in Education, especially with the threat of generative AI.

Qn. What is the experience level needed for the audience for your session?

Everyone can participate in this session

Qn. What is the most appropriate format for this session?

  • Tick Onsite in Singapore
  • Empty Remote online participation, livestreamed
  • Empty Remote from a satellite event
  • Empty Hybrid with some participants in Singapore and others dialing in remotely
  • Empty Pre-recorded and available on demand