Portal:Primary Education

The Primary Education Portal
Pupils in a small village school in a rural area in northern Laos
This image from the 2007/2008 edition of the United Nations Human Development Report shows the world Education Index, with greens representing high levels of education, and yellows, oranges and reds representing progressively lower levels.

Welcome to Wikiversity's Primary Education Portal, an entry-point for Wikiversity's primary education content.

Wikiversity is the Wikimedia Foundation's project which specifically aims to collect and share open educational resources. Wikiversity aims to be a critical global player in the use of the internet and information technologies to improve global education. We provide equally for all ages and stages of education and view primary education as a key component of our mission. Through the creation of this portal dedicated to primary education, we hope to encourage growth of our resource collection in this area. If you are a primary school educator (or parent) and need any help with the use of Wikiversity, or with modifying Wikiversity to make it a more primary-friendly environment, please feel welcome to ask.

Primary education is also known as elementary education. The transition from primary to secondary education varies widely internationally, and averages at about 11 to 12 years of age.

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Guide to Primary Education
The following is a dynamic listing of all the pages categorized into this portal. To restructure or extend this list, you will need to edit individual page categories.
Related material on Wikiversity

This box can be used to enter cross-references to related material on Wikiversity. You can also add more boxes for different purposes - contact a custodian if you need help with this.

What can you do here?
  • If you are here as a learner (or accompanying a learner), then browse through the menu of learning resources above.
  • If you are here as a teacher or parent, then please feel welcome to create new content, or adapt/extend/modify existing content. This is a wiki, so just go ahead and be bold!
  • If you would like to be involved in maintaining this part of Wikiversity, then the to-do list has a list of current jobs, and you can add more jobs to the list.
To-do list for Primary Education
  • Locate more content on Wikiversity which relates to this portal and add it to the dynamic category system by categorising it under Category:Primary Education
  • Reorganize the category system which this portal feeds off so that the guide looks better.
  • Add links to 2007 Wikipedia Selection for schools as appropriate.
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