Creative Commons – exciting news and 375,000 digital images!

From Cable Green: Greetings Open Education and Open Policy Friends: Two big announcements from Creative Commons today: The new CC Search is now in Beta: https://ccsearch.creativecommons.org Blogs: https://creativecommons.org/2017/02/07/new-cc-search https://techcrunch.com/2017/02/07/creative-commons-unveils-a-new-photo-search-engine-with-filters-lists-social-sharing Tweets: https://twitter.com/creativecommons/status/828987122359083008 https://twitter.com/TechCrunch/status/829022520581963776 Metropolitan Museum of Art releases 375,000 digital works for remix and re-use online via CC0 MET Open Access Policy: http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/policies-and-documents/image-resources Blogs: https://creativecommons.org/2017/02/07/met-announcement http://www.metmuseum.org/blogs/digital-underground/2017/open-access-at-the-met… Read more »

Global Open Education Policy report – please do read!

Apologies for cross posting, but amazing work…Debbie ==== Greetings Open Education Friends: Please see the recently published: “Global Open Policy Report.”  This is a must read… I’m sharing on these OER lists because many of the open policies are about open education. Congratulations to the entire Open Policy Network team who created this incredible report!… Read more »

OER17: The Politics of Open 5 & 6 April 2017

OER17: The Politics of Open 5 & 6 April 2017, Resource for London, UK OER17 presents an opportunity for open practitioners, activists, educators and policy makers to come together as a community to reflect on The Politics of Open. What are our current key challenges and strengths – locally, nationally, and internationally? What are our… Read more »

Open Education: webinar policy invitiation 2nd November

Webinar Invitation Open Education: Promoting Diversity for European Languages – Consultation on policy recommendations 2 November 2016, 11AM CET Speakers: Jim Ayre (European Schoolnet), Gard Titlestad (ICDE), Alastair Creelman (Linnaeus University), Marit Bijlsma (Fryske Akademy). Dear Open education colleagues, we are inviting key stakeholders to help finalise draft recommendations that are aimed at supporting the… Read more »

Submit your online resources and get entered for a prize draw.

LearnHigher Prize Draw opportunity   Learnhigher is the repository of learning development resources submitted by those involved in supporting student learning in HE. Topics address a wide variety of areas connected with supporting the student learning journey from time management to critical writing. The site can be viewed at : http://www.learnhigher.ac.uk/ Learnhigher always welcomes the… Read more »

Update on closing down of JORUM

Apologies for cross posting Blog post here: http://www.jorum.ac.uk/final-status-for-jorum-resources-deposits-cease-date/ This is via Siobhan Burke, Jorum OER Service Manager: This will be the last communication from the Jorum team until we near the final retirement date on 30th September this year. Deposits cease The last date to deposit resources in Jorum will be Tuesday 31st May 2016…. Read more »

Video series on Open Education Policy

From Cable Green, apologies for cross posting Mark Jenkins and Boyoung Chae at Open Washington asked me to share this new video series on open education policy: http://www.openwa.org/about-policy-video I have watched them all – and I highly recommend you take the time to watch them too. They are fabulous! The videos / discussions address: What… Read more »