$3.5 million grant funds creation of CC BY resources for adult English learners

Just in time for Creative Commons’ 10th birthday celebration of its license suite, the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) announced a 3.5 million dollar grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a new program — Integrated Digital English Acceleration (I-DEA) — that will help adult English language learners improve … Read More “$3.5 million grant funds creation of CC BY resources for adult English learners”

CC Europe urges European Commission to support Open Education

In August we wrote about the European Commission’s request for information on the topic Opening Up Education. The point of the consultation is to gauge the need for EU action to promote the adoption and use of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Information Communication Technologies (ICT) in education. Several Creative Commons affiliates in Europe have … Read More “CC Europe urges European Commission to support Open Education”

The OER Policy Registry Needs Your Help

Teaching Open Source Practices / opensource.com / CC BY-SA It is an exciting time for the global open educational resources (OER) movement. In the past few months, several governments and institutions have shown their support for OER: California Passes Groundbreaking Open Textbook Legislation National ‘Digital School’ Program in Poland British Columbia Government Lends Support to … Read More “The OER Policy Registry Needs Your Help”