WikiEducator is a valuable and free resource for all educators. The project is under the umbrella of the nonprofit Open Education Resource (OER) Foundation/International Centre for Open Education in New Zealand. The Commonwealth of Learning is a strong supporter of WikiEducator.
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Help WikiEducator Achieve its 2015 Goal of a Free Educational Curriculum for All
WikiEducator Works! We will work with you to ensure that your contribution / donation benefits our community, and we can get you involved to the extent that you want to be... Watch for our exciting WikiEducator Gifting Programme!
We welcome financial contributions to help us turn the digital divide into digital dividends.
- Designate the Open Education Resource (OER) Foundation (the nonprofit fundraising arm for WikiEducator) as your favourite charity.
- as an individual
- as an NGO
- as a corporate entity
We accept contributions at any time, for any occasion, even for Pilot Projects, in celebration of free and open education (i.e., birthdays, Christmas, New Years, Valentine's Day, Kwanzaa, etc.)
Contribute / Donate Learning Materials
Are you an educator wishing to leave an enduring legacy? Do you know of someone who has created learning materials and wants them to be put to good use? We welcome your contribution / donation of learning materials for the WikiEducator community and the developing world Check out the valuable benefits!
Contribute Your Information & Knowledge
WikiEducator has many projects and initiatives underway that would benefit greatly from what you know, and what you have. Many of our projects are a result of the collaborative goodwill of many individuals and institutions, and would otherwise not happen if it were not for WikiEducator. An excellent example is, the The Handbook of Open Universities - which aims to compile programme, research, location and contact information for Open Universities around the world!
Contribute Your Time
- create a WikiEducator account (you'll need this for editing content on the wiki)
- sign up for free wiki skills training
- help out a specific Project with its needs or develop your own
- join the ongoing discussions on one (or more) of our discussion groups / mailing lists
- join a Cluster of Interest
- keep your Country or Country News page current
- actively seek donations or contributions from active or retired educators - see Benefits
- translate materials from one language to another, from one cultural context to another
- build your network of contacts and relationships in the WikiEducator community
- tell the world - and your community about WikiEducator!
- Become a WikiAmbassador ~ it's easy!!
Contribute Your Valuable Skills
There are so many exciting opportunities to use, or develop your skills. Check out roles in our community:
- Teachers / Educators - formal or informal educators
- Educational Specialists / Programme Managers - people who want to increase programme quality, reduce costs
- Instructional / Learning Designers- to validate and improve the quality of the learning activities;
- Translators- to translate educational materials from one language to another, from one cultural context to another
- News-gatherers / Reporters - who scour WikiEducator for the latest project updates and happenings;
- Editors / Proofreaders - who ensure that learning materials communicate effectively;
- Wiki users - who validate the accuracy and quality of the tutorial material.
- Learners / Students - who provide feedback on the materials;
We also need tech-savvy individuals to convert the draft curriculum into wiki format (i.e., using the online html2wiki converter)
Contribute to a Project
There are a variety of important projects in the WikiEducator community, that we need help with. Indeed, they are vital for the strategic success and long term sustainability of the programme.
They are developed as free content proposals. You can view and modify proposals on the MetaWikiEducator page. Should you find a proposal that you are willing to fund, please let us know.
For information, please contact:
Open schools project
VUSSC on WikiEducator
OERs for Agriculture
Learning and Livelihoods on WikiEducator