Summary of OER-related comments on U.S. Department of Education Notice of Proposed Priorities

We previously wrote about the U.S. Department of Education’s (Department) Notice of Proposed Priorities (NPP) for discretionary grant programs. The Department offered 13 proposed priorities, specifically mentioning Open Educational Resources (OER). Essentially, if the priorities are adopted, grant seekers could receive priority if they include OER as a component of an application for funding from the Department. OER … Read More “Summary of OER-related comments on U.S. Department of Education Notice of Proposed Priorities”

Virginia Department of Education: Open Education and Policy

One venue for the advancement of Open Educational Resources (OER) is through policy change at the local, state, federal, and international levels. In addition to an Education landing page and OER portal that explains Creative Commons’ role as the legal and technical infrastructure behind OER, CC has been conducting a series of interviews on open education and … Read More “Virginia Department of Education: Open Education and Policy”

CC Vietnam Celebrates Launch at OCWC Global Meeting

Today marks the celebration of the localized Creative Commons licenses in Vietnam, the fifty-third jurisdiction worldwide to adapt the Creative Commons licensing suite to national law. The Vietnam Education Foundation together with D&N International and Creative Commons have overseen the localization of the licenses in consultation with the Vietnamese public and key stakeholders in the … Read More “CC Vietnam Celebrates Launch at OCWC Global Meeting”