Here are four key takeaways from evaluating the CC Certificate

The CC Certificate program helps Creative Commons build professionals’ capacity in open licensing and open practices. The program offers global courses for academic librarians, educators, and cultural heritage advocates; but courses are open to everyone. Through global discussions, course participants work through what it means to engage in an online commons of shared knowledge and … Read More “Here are four key takeaways from evaluating the CC Certificate”

Open Education Week 2022 Lightning Talks: Recordings and Slides

In honor of Open Education Week (March 7-11, 2022), the Creative Commons Open Education Platform community offered Lightning Talks, or  seven-minute presentations on specific updates or stories in open education. Moderated by Stephen Downes, the lighting talks covered everything from leveraging tax legislation for open education funding, to theories and practices around OER, fireside stories … Read More “Open Education Week 2022 Lightning Talks: Recordings and Slides”

CC stands in solidarity with Ukraine and supports those safeguarding public collections, educational resources, and cultural heritage sites

As more than a million Ukrainians flee for safety, the United Nations is calling the exodus Europe’s fastest-growing refugee crisis since World War II (WWII). The war in Ukraine is causing terrible human suffering and death and will impact future generations of Ukrainians. The lives of millions across the continent are now in total upheaval. … Read More “CC stands in solidarity with Ukraine and supports those safeguarding public collections, educational resources, and cultural heritage sites”

Open Education Week 2022: Join our latest round of Open Education Lightning Talks

Join the CC Open Education Platform on Tuesday, 8 March, 2022 at 9 p.m. UTC / 4 p.m. EST for an Open Education Week round of Open Education Lightning Talks. By popular demand, the CC Open Education Platform is bringing back our Open Education Lightning Talks Series. We are kicking off the first round of … Read More “Open Education Week 2022: Join our latest round of Open Education Lightning Talks”

SDG Academy & Creative Commons

+ By Cable Green: Director of Open Education, Creative Commons, and Chandrika Bahadur: Director, SDG Academy  Open access to knowledge has never been more important than it is today. The promise of connectivity and the democratization of knowledge has made it possible for anyone, anywhere, to learn. In an increasingly connected and complex world, society … Read More “SDG Academy & Creative Commons”

Open Education Lightning Talks: Recordings and Slides

“lightning” by duane.schoon is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 In December, the CC Open Education Platform hosted a series of open education “lightning talks” (7 minutes + Q&A) in which open education practitioners discussed their work and answered questions with a global audience. We are grateful to all 24 speakers for sharing their open education … Read More “Open Education Lightning Talks: Recordings and Slides”

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CC Open Education Platform Activities Fund: Six Winners!

Creative Commons is proud to announce six winning project proposals from the inaugural round of the CC Open Education Platform Activities Fund! The CC Open Education Platform is a vibrant, international network of over 1120 open education advocates, educators, librarians, lawmakers, graduate students, and more, spanning 79 countries. This year, CC launched an activities fund … Read More “CC Open Education Platform Activities Fund: Six Winners!”

Nearly 500 CC-licensed Education Images are Now Available!

The Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed) just released the second edition of their openly licensed digital image collection, “American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action.” This edition features nearly 500 high-quality images of teachers and students licensed Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 (CC BY-NC 4.0). Captured by Allison Shelley (photojournalist; co-founder and co-director of … Read More “Nearly 500 CC-licensed Education Images are Now Available!”

Say What? Jonathan Poritz Records All CC Certificate Content As Openly Licensed Audio!

Creative Commons provides educators and the expertise they need to harness Open Educational Resources (OER). We strive to make education more accessible to more people around the world. One way we do this is through our CC Certificate training, which is licensed CC BY 4.0 and available for use.  Today, we’re delighted to announce our … Read More “Say What? Jonathan Poritz Records All CC Certificate Content As Openly Licensed Audio!”