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Train the Trainer event – Learn how to run Wikipedia training for inside/outside the curriculum

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The University’s Information Services team will run a training session for anyone who wants to learn how to run Wikipedia editing sessions for use inside or outside the curriculum.

This role will mean being able to train others how to navigate & edit Wikipedia, how to run an ‘edit-a-thon’, giving advice to colleagues where possible and being a point of reference to & from Wikimedia UK as appropriate.

The training consists of 2 sections.

  • Wikipedia editing training – (from a trainer’s perspective).
  • How to prepare & run an editathon.

Come along to learn about how Wikipedia works.

  • Housekeeping and Welcome
  • Introduction to Wikipedia and editing training
  • Break
  • How to prepare and run an edit-a-thon (a Wikipedia editing event).
  • Close.


Bookings via MyEd: https://edin.ac/2oUVCFr


NB: The room in the main library has desktop computers but you are welcome to bring a laptop if you prefer.

Please also create a Wikipedia account ahead of time if you do not have one.

Ideally 4 days or more ahead of time. See the Wiki Basics guide  for how to get setup:


There is also the fun Wikipedia Adventure you can complete ahead of time:



December 10
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Ewan McAndrew


Room 1.08, Main Library, George Square (Central Area)
Edinburgh, United Kingdom + Google Map