Education

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There are many possibilities for ways that wikis and Wikimedia content can be used in Australian classrooms and curricula.

Wikimedia Australia is very interested in working with teachers to help them understand how wikis and Wikipedia works. Please feel free to contact us to potentially arrange a meeting.

See also:

Education mailing list

Educators interested in wikis, and Wikimedia editors interested in education, are encouraged to subscribe to the education mailing list.

Resources

Talk by Brianna Laugher, given at the 2008 Australian Computers in Education Conference. Slides, audio and links available.
Talk by Brianna Laugher, given at a LinuxChix microconf. Video and notes available.
Talk by Liam Wyatt, given at the NSW (Australia) English Teachers' Association Conference. Slides available.

Projects

A project aiming to provide an tailored Australian version of the Schools Wikipedia Selection in the UK.
A sub-project of the Australian Schools Selection aiming to match articles on Wikipedia with key elements of the NSW School Syllabus