Simple English Wikipedia has always had a "people learning English" scope, perhaps?
----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Peel" <em...@mikepeel.net> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Friday, August 21, 2009 11:28 AM Subject: [Wikimediauk-l] Fwd: [Internal-l] Talis Incubator for OpenEducation funding available Would it be worth applying for a grant via the below incubator? Particularly for the schools' project, I guess - does anyone have other projects in mind that this would suit? Thanks, Mike Begin forwarded message: > From: Brianna Laugher <brianna.laug...@gmail.com> > Date: 20 August 2009 03:08:13 BDT > To: "Local Chapters, board and officers coordination (closed > subscription)" <interna...@lists.wikimedia.org>, chapt...@wikimedia.ch > Subject: [Internal-l] Talis Incubator for Open Education funding > available > Reply-To: "Local Chapters, board and officers coordination \(closed > subscription\)" <interna...@lists.wikimedia.org> > > Via the Creative Commons blog - http://creativecommons.org/weblog/ > entry/17005 > > Talis Incubator for Open Education > > For the latest news follow us on twitter: @talisincubator > > Talis understands the growing importance of the Open Education > movement and its potential impact on how education is accessed, > assessed and certified. > > Aimed at individuals or small groups, the Talis Incubator for Open > Education provides angel funding and other forms of assistance for > ideas and projects that have the potential to further the cause of > Open Education through the use of technology. All we ask in return is > that you donate or ‘open source’ the intellectual property generated > back to the communities that could benefit most from your work. > The brief > > 1. Write a proposal outlining your Open Education related project > or idea, making a bid for funding of between £1,000 and £15,000. > 2. After reviewing and making sure your proposal meets the > guidelines, submit it to incuba...@talis.com. > 3. A proposal review board made up of independent thought leaders > and Talis representatives decide which projects get funding. > 4. For successful bids, Talis awards you the funds and organises > any other help you have asked for. > 5. Complete the project according to the schedule outlined in > your proposal. > 6. Talis helps you to make sure your work is disseminated amongst > the community. > > from http://blogs.talis.com/education/incubator/ > > they also note "We also welcome applications from outside the UK, > however we regret that we can only consider and award amounts in GBP > (£), so if you are from outside the UK please account for exchange > rate fluctuation, and make sure you can receive funds paid in GBP." > > Looks a bit interesting! > > cheers > Brianna > > > > -- > They've just been waiting in a mountain for the right moment: > http://modernthings.org/ > > _______________________________________________ > Internal-l mailing list > interna...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/internal-l _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediau...@wikimedia.org http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l WMUK: http://uk.wikimedia.org _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediau...@wikimedia.org http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l WMUK: http://uk.wikimedia.org