If you have a hard copy of the syllabus, we can use OCR software to convert
it to digital copies. There is a million of those and they are quite
accurate.

David.

On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 10:02 AM, stephen wanjau <wanjaus...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello Nice People,
>
> We were adding article links that are covered in the Kenyan school
> syllabus that were non existent on the SOS version and
> we had none proposed for removal from the SOS version like the Indian
> folks are doing. [1]
>
> I have added a new column [2] that has the subject/category under which
> the various topics fall to keep things a little bit
> organized and sortable.
>
> The syllabus that I gave Dennis is a hard copy of around 300 pages-A4 size
> and having it on-line would be somehow tedious
> since it will take quite some time to scan it and again it is not such a
> clear copy since it is also a photocopy of the original and might end
> up illegible.
>
> Anyone who would like to contribute to the off-line compilation of topics
> can liaise with Dennis to get some pages of
> the document to work on though I understand he is almost done;)
>
> Regards,
> Stephen
>
> 1.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Offline_Wikipedia_for_Indian_Schools/Offline_Full/Art#Articles_to_be_removed
> 2.
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Offline_Projects/Content_Development/Schools/Kenyan_Topics
>
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 1:55 AM, Jessie Wild <jw...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
>> So glad this is in the pipeline! We actually just got an email from
>> Camara (the computer distributor) informing us of updates they have in
>> their Ubuntu software, and their desire to include a Kenya-specific offline
>> edition. So - that's a challenge! The question is - when can we get it done?
>>
>> I just posted on the talk page[1] referencing the way the India project
>> is organizing their offline effort. It might be a bit too elaborate for the
>> Kenya version (Requires the creation of a LOT of additional pages), but the
>> two pieces of it that I think are incredibly valuable:
>> # the separation by category in the list of articles they are proposing
>> to add, and
>> # the ability for everyone to contribute rather than just one person.
>>
>> I am wondering - is there a way to get the syllabus online so that way
>> Dennis doesn't have to do it all himself? If not, Dennis - is there a way
>> we can support your efforts?
>>
>> Thanks!!
>> Jessie
>>
>> [1]
>> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Offline_Projects/Content_Development/Schools/Kenyan_Topics#Categories
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 9:54 AM, stephen wanjau <wanjaus...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Karibu Abbas.
>>>
>>> The last time I checked Dennis was still working on these topics. I gave
>>> him a copy of the New Kenyan syllabus which had Maths, Chemistry,
>>> Physics,Biology and Agriculture - that was December  last year.
>>>
>>> So that implies that we do not have the syllabus for Geography,
>>> Business Studies and CRE.
>>>
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>>> On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 5:58 PM, Abbas Mahmood <abbas...@hotmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>>  Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> We were developing the content curriculum for the Kenyan curriculum so
>>>> that we could have a custom-made offline Wikipedia version for us here:
>>>> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Offline_Projects/Content_Development/Schools/Kenyan_Topics.
>>>> Is there anyone who is still working on this? As of now we have articles on
>>>> Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics, IRE, Agriculture, History &
>>>> Geography. We don't have articles on Business Studies & CRE. Articles re
>>>> Physics, Math, and Geography are too few and still need to be increased. Is
>>>> there anyone here who has access to the Kenyan curriculum willing to fill
>>>> in the blanks?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks to Steve & Dennis on adding some articles.
>>>>
>>>> --Abbas.
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