Help:Education Program extension

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The Education Program extension for MediaWiki adds features to Wikipedia to support classes of students editing articles, including structured Institution and Course pages and feeds of recent activity by students.

See instructions for:

(notice that each of the links above will lead you to the related subpage, not to the sections below.)
  • On June 30, 2018, the Education Extension will be shut down.[3]

What can I do with it?[edit]


  • View and search data: courses, student usernames, ambassador usernames, instructor usernames, universities
  • View ambassador profiles
  • View course pages with syllabus, instructor, ambassadors, students, and articles
  • View recent student activity
  • View the Education Program program statistics


  • Enroll in a course (and un-enroll from it) (note this does not replace formal procedures at your institution)
  • Indicate what article you're working on
  • View recent activity for the courses you are enrolled in
  • Become a reviewer for articles fellow students are working on


  • Set up a course page
  • Indicate which courses you're teaching
  • Manage your list of students
  • View recent activity for the courses you are instructor for

Campus Ambassadors, Online Ambassadors, and other editors helping students[edit]

  • Maintain a quick introductory profile introducing yourself to students
  • Sign up to support a course
  • View recent activity for the courses you are supporting

Admins and course coordinators (including Regional Ambassadors)[edit]

  • Grant permissions to campus volunteers, online volunteers and instructors
  • Create (and delete) courses and institution pages
  • Edit course descriptions and course details
  • Remove students, instructors, and campus or online volunteers from courses

See also[edit]