With the internet, universal access to education is possible, but its potential is hindered by increasingly restrictive copyright laws and incompatible technologies. The Open Education program at Creative Commons works to minimize these barriers, supporting the CC mission through education, advocacy and outreach on using the right licenses and open policies to maximize the benefits of open educational resources (OER) and the return on investment in publicly funded education resources. Our work cuts across all levels of education (primary – secondary – tertiary) and sectors of industry (non-profit – corporate – government). Thank you for your input, Kirstin. All of the comments on this article have been approved and should appear there. This is a public forum so I agree that we need to respect and be open to different points of view. great list of sites. Some of these I knew about already but quite a few are new to me.
I have another friend who was at school with me in South Africa and now lives near me in London, who set up a charity, Friends of Tembaletu A further example of the way ordinary people with no particular skills in this area are strongly motivated and inspired … Read more