Wiki Academy KosovoThe goal of Wiki Academy Kosovo is to improve the quality and quantity of online content on Kosovo to better represent Kosovo to the world.
The Academy will bring together active online citizens and content experts and help them develop into skilled editors to write high quality articles and source high quality photos regarding Kosovo in categories such as culture, heritage, social issues, geography, institutions, economy and tourism.
During the Wiki Academy participants will meet wiki mentors and research experts from abroad and Kosovo, learn valuable research and drafting skills and meet others interested in expanding Kosovo’s reputation abroad.
Prizes and BenefitsThe project is organized within the Digital Diplomacy Strategy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo.
This national event offers rewards for the most well written and researched articles and submitted photographs. All awards will be determined by a jury.
Team contributors of best articles or photos that fulfill professional and qualitative criteria and remain as integrated part of Wikipedia will be awarded with prizes at the amount of 10,000 EUR.
Participants who register for Wiki Academy Kosovo will be assisted with research and in forming teams before the event.
How to Get EngagedGot a few minutes to spend....attend an Open House at your school - check here for a list of upcoming dates.
Got a few hours to spend....attend the next Bar Camp - learn more about working Wikily and participate in a speed geeking to find a team.
Got an afternoon to spend....attend a Working Wikily session at ICK - check here for a list of upcoming dates.
Have not time at all.... e-mail us your questions,monitor our Twitter feed, join the Wiki Academy Kosovo FB group, check out the test wiki, head out with your camera and start taking photos.