Ռազմավարություն

Վիքիմեդիա Հայաստան-ից
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ՌԱԶՄԱՎԱՐԱԿԱՆ ՊԼԱՆ (2017-2020)
«Վիքիմեդիա Հայաստան» գիտակրթական հասարակական կազմակերպություն

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Current Strategy of Wikimedia Armenia for years 2015-2018 was developed in 2015 and reflected challenges and opportunities that Wikimedia Armenia faced as a newly established chapter. Current Strategy for 2017-2020 seeks to update and systemize our goals and objectives for promoting further penetration of Wikimedia Movement in Armenia and drastically improve and increase free knowledge and open source content in Armenian language.

Strategic Framework

Wikimedia Armenia is committed to deliver free and up-to-date knowledge in order to meet quality content needs of every member of society regardless of their scope of interest, educational, social and economic background, through education, popularization and easy access to and meaningful activities over wikimedia platforms. We leverage our unique ability to design and develop educational programs, inspirational projects and networking opportunities, to allow every reader and contributor to follow their passion, reach their full potential, increase confidence and impact on the area of their interest and demonstrate their professional and human qualities and develop democratic values.

Through its projects and ideology, Wikimedia Armenia strives to change mindset in all possible domains and to nurture and educate new generation that will appreciate and live by the values of wiki movement and developed democratic societies. These values will include and are not limited to:

  • Collaboration
  • Freedom
  • Accessibility
  • Quality
  • Community
  • Transparency
  • Diversity
  • Independence
  • Equality

Strategic Goal 1: To bring wiki-projects and tools used for education, teaching and learning to all regions of Armenia

  • Promote nationwide education on a variety of teaching and learning opportunities with Wikipedia and other wikimedia tools and projects, through collaboration and involvement of teachers
  • Partner with the Ministry of Education to acknowledge the participation in Wiki-week for teachers as a valid opportunity of professional and personal development for in-service teachers
  • Create platforms for co-creation of educational resources for secondary and higher education, in line with the intention of Ministry of Education to decentralize this function and involve as many contributors as possible
  • To promote involvement of active wikipedians in design and delivery of educational content, including university courses and school classes, on wikipedia projects and tools
  • Design trainings, tools, processes and services and other systemic interventions that will both
    • support simple and trouble free inception and development of newcomers
    • allow to scale-up supporting and guiding activities with minimum feasible resources
  • Design and implement pilot projects in several Universities to attract professors to use wikimedia projects and tools for teaching and research

Strategic Goal 2: Increase number of actively involved and contributing members and volunteers of Wikimedia Armenia

  • Positioning and clear communication of Wikimedia Armenia members’ rights and responsibilities
  • Diversify ways of involvement in Wikimedia Armenia projects and programs by supporting networking and organization of volunteers into contextual groups that can participate in Wikimedia Armenian projects and initiate their own projects that support their work and causes of interest
  • To acknowledge and promote most active contributors to Wiki-projects and campaigns through conventional and social media and organization of cultural, educational and scientific events  

Strategic Goal 3: Develop new and diverse sources for funding existing and new projects of Wikimedia Armenia to increase sustainability and continuous progress of Wikimedia Movement

Design fundraising products for various projects run by Wikimedia Armenia, allowing for a wider community of wiki movement supporters to contribute to implementation of projects. This will include both membership models, support for specific projects (wiki clubs and wiki-camps), as well as, one-off contributions to support general development of Wikimedia Armenia. Develop and promote packages of non-tangible benefits an individual or organization can get for supporting Wikimedia Armenia Partner with companies and various organizations to promote wiki principles, tools and projects as a catalyst for continuous organizational learning (e.g. how wiki supports talent development, organization knowledge, design of expert systems) Design engaging media (website, mobile app, sms services) that will be easily shared and make financial contributions easy to donate

Strategic Goal 4: Develop new ideas and projects to sustain and expand wiki movement in Armenia

  • Wikimedia Armenia will promote wiki collaboration and community development with professional communities such as architecture and construction, healthcare, environmental protection, rural development, legal and legislative reforms - through domain specific events, workshops and competitions
  • Introduce Wiki platform to industries, scientific communities and non-government organizations as a new tool and ecosystem for collaboration and responsible participation in advocacy, increased literacy and stakeholder education
  • Design and support with implementation of wiki-projects in various professional domains and communities groups, (e.g. wiki sister project to establish and promote among architects and designers a wiki-project to redesign a village to make it more attractive for tourist visits)
  • Promote wikipedia among scientific organizations with the aim to involve more members of scientific expert groups in editing and improving wiki articles.
  • Increase and sustain effectiveness of WikiCamps through positioning and promotion of WikiCamps as a great experience for learning and networking with other curious and talented kids (also define and promote qualities and skills the participants get that will greatly support their study, and future careers, along with enriching their resumes)
  • Campaign and fundraise for establishment of WikiClubs in all corners Armenia, as hubs for people with life-long-learning lifestyle and willingness to contribute to common good

Strategic Goal 5: Promote knowledge and innovation exchange through collaboration, joint projects and representation

  • Establish new collaborative relationships with other Wikimedia Foundation chapters to enrich and expand multilingual content, exchange on effective projects and contribute to the development of wiki tools and projects
  • Promote and support with expansion and diversification of regional collaboration through participation in mutual projects and events and development of innovative solutions for growing and excelling wiki movement
  • Initiate collaboration with international organizations with mission perfectly aligned with Wikimedia Foundation mission and goals, interested in promoting information literacy and civil society development in various domains and regions
  • Design, implement and participate in research addressing common issues and perspectives on expanding of wiki-movement in a variety of projects and regions