How to conduct Wikipedia Editing training

This resource contains two items, a detailed lesson plan and an accompanying slideshow/deck.

Created by The University of Edinburgh’s Wikimedian-in-Residence, Ewan McAndrew, the plan should assist any Wikipedia trainer in how to run a Wikipedia editing training sessions.

If you’re located in the UK, please message Wikimedia UK ( to let them know you are planning to run a training session as there are signup sheets, feedback forms and Wikimedia swag materials they can provide you with along with guidance about best practice. They can also potentially link you with Wikipedians in your area to help out at the session.

Cover image is Editing Wikipedia by Veronica Erb on Flickr, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.


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  • How_to_conduct_Wikipedia_Editing_Training_(lesson_plan).pdf
  • Exemplar_training_ppt.pdf

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Created: Mar 27, 2017

Updated: Aug 9, 2019

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