Great initiative! I'd like to join. (Group 3 or next, since the first two groups have Brazilians). How would the meeting be conducted - Skype?

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On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 8:18 PM, LiAnna Davis <> wrote:
Thanks for this idea, Sophie! I'm intrigued by the idea and interested to hear what others think -- would this be useful?


On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 4:07 PM, Sophie Österberg <> wrote:
Oh, and I totally forgot to tell you how I put the groups together! I have tried to not have two people from the same country but to make it as 'mixed' as possible, by country and continent.

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Sophie Österberg 

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2013/4/27 Sophie Österberg <>
Dear all,

I'm so curious to know more about what everybody does within their education programmes around the world, especially after hearing about what Jan Ainali at Wikimedia Sverige has told me about the education day in Milan.

So, I thought about how we best may share this, and this may definitely not be the absolutely best idea but I'll just send it out to you  to see what you might think.

So, I've put the people together that I know work with education and in or in close collaboration with Wikimedia in one or another way, in groups of three. You may see this here:

So my first idea is to simply have a hangout in these groups where we share ideas about our various education programmes. It would be great to hear something about:

* Structure of the programme
* Current activities
* Successes
* Mistakes (or rather, things to learn from)

Please do add any aspects you may find relevant for a talk like this.

I would suggest that these conversations are to take place in May if that may be possible, and that we briefly summarise what we have learned during these talks so we can all take part of everybody's conversations. The reason I only put three per groups is to make it easier to find a time that works for everyone, and also to make time for dialogue which is may be better with fewer people.

Please do let me know what you think about this, and if someone is forgotten, please do add yourself to the list, we may be four in groups (and it is four in a group already).

And do you generally find this to be a good idea?

My hope is that this will have us learn from each other, and to feel more connected with our various educational efforts and ideas.

I wish you all a great weekend!

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Sophie Österberg 

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