train the trainers

Wikidata and Aberdeen – a virtual hackathon

Introduction by Sara Thomas, Wikimedia UK’s Scotland Programme Coordinator. Over Easter weekend I attended a virtual hackathon, hosted by Code The City. It was originally supposed to be held in person in their space in Aberdeen, but what with lockdown and all, to Zoom we went.   The hackathon was concerned with a number of areas… read more »

Growing our volunteer community in Scotland

In 2019 we hired Dr Sara Thomas as our Scotland Programme Coordinator. As Sara’s expanded our reach across Scotland, the demand for volunteers and trainers has increased hugely. Though it’s odd to think about in-person meetings while working from home, the Train the Trainer course in Glasgow has set up a network that’s prepared us… read more »

Invitation to tender – Train the Trainers 2014

Wikimedia UK is the Wikimedia chapter covering the United Kingdom. We exist to help collect, develop and distribute freely licensed knowledge and other educational, cultural and historic material. We do this by bringing together the Wikimedia community in the UK, and by building links with UK-based cultural institutions, universities, charities and other bodies. We also represent… read more »

Training for Trainers session confirmed for Newcastle

This post was written by Daria Cybulska, our Events Organiser Wikimedia UK is committed to supporting our volunteers. To encourage them to teach others how to edit Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, we are running a weekend training workshop. This will take place on the weekend of 23-24 February in Newcastle, and we would particularly… read more »

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