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On repositories from an international perspective

On repositories from an international perspective

Last week for two days, Centrum Cyfrowe was happy to host a unique group of representatives of organizations holding or preparing to hold repositories of open educational resources. Our goal was to gather in one place both those with extensive experience in the area and those who could profit from it, and we were joined...
Our new report on Educational Resources and Copyright Exceptions and Limitations

Our new report on Educational Resources and Copyright Exceptions and Limitations

It is well known that the rules that allow for certain educational uses of copyrighted works under certain conditions without permission of the rights’ owners vary greatly between countries. But how different are those rules? And how difficult is to access those differences? Can a teacher with no legal background determine alone whether a certain...
OER Policies at OKFest in Berlin next week

OER Policies at OKFest in Berlin next week

As part of the Open Knowledge Festival, taking place next week in Berlin, we are organizing a session on OER policies. If you’re in Berlin for the festival and have an interest in open policies – please join us! The session is titled Open Educational Resources and Policy: Overview and Synergies with Fellow Open Movements....
Polish Ministry of Education releases an open primer textbook under CC BY

Polish Ministry of Education releases an open primer textbook under CC BY

On 17th of April, the Polish Ministry of Education has published the first part of a digital version of the new „Elementarz” – a primer textbook for pupils of the 1st grade of elementary school. The full, printed version will be provided for free to all students in September, at the start of the school...
Council of the EU discusses OER, but is vague on details

Council of the EU discusses OER, but is vague on details

The Council of the European Union, comprised of Ministers of member states, debated last week on the topic „Open Educational Resources and digital learning.” The debate was held during the meeting of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council on the 25-26th of November.