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The Education Ministry and Wikipedia are joining forces to enable Israeli pupils to fill in missing information on the online encyclopedia’s site. Israeli Education Minister, Shai Piron, and Jan-Bart de Vreede, chairman of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees, have agreed on a collaborative program to train history, geography and science teachers to guide their students in editing and adding to Wikipedia articles. This agreement marks the first systematic collaboration between an education system and the Wikimedia movement.
Updated: Jun. 18, 2014
A new publication by JESNA's Center for Excellence in Education is the first effort to gather systematic information about programs and models that extend beyond the 'traditional' Complementary School model. The compendium focuses on 32 programs that exhibit substantial change in terms of time when the program meets, physical space, content or curriculum, teaching methodology, educator, auspices or sponsorship of the program, and the learners.
Updated: Jan. 22, 2009