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What is the roadmap of this extension?

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Lsanabria (talkcontribs)

Hello!

Is this going to remain supported for the next years or is it going to be replaced soon (this year or the next one)?

I read below that this extension was supposed to be replaced by Editor Campains but the pages for that project have not been updated in a while. I also noticed there was a session at Wikimania this year to work on something called Education-Program-Dashboard which also looks like is going to replace it.

AKoval (WMF) (talkcontribs)

Dear Lsanabria,

Thank you for your interest in the Education Program MediaWiki Extension. To answer your questions:

  1. I'm not certain of the current status of the Editor Campaigns project since its product manager left WMF in September 2014.
  2. Yes, the Education-Program-Dashboard is a potential replacement for this extension. During the Hackathon at Wikimania in Mexico, 1 Wiki Education Foundation employee -- Sage Ross -- *in his volunteer capacity* -- and 2 Wikimedia Foundation employees -- Adam Wight and Andrew Russell Green -- *in their volunteer capacity* -- along with other community members -- worked on the code base. There is a report of that work on the Wiki Ed blog here: http://wikiedu.org/blog/2015/08/12/hacking-and-collaboration-at-wikimania/ . A draft roadmap of the work remaining to be done to have an MVP has been posted here: Extension:Education Program/July 2015 roadmap notes.

We welcome you and anyone else to help with this! Most of the work is already outlined in Phabricator.

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