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Coalition summer congress – a follow up

The Coalition for Open Education’s agenda has been set for 7 years nowduring the summer congress. Each year, we meet in different places in Poland to get to know new institutions and make an annual plan. This year’s summit was beaconed by strategic objectives. Institutions and organisations have planned their activities by the end of […]

Wiki loves e-textbooks

The Coalition for Open Education is a partner of the annual “Wiki loves e-textbooks” contest organised by Wikimedia Polska and the Centre for Education Development (a subsidiary of Polish Ministry of Education). Two contests have been organised and completed to date. The Centre for Education Development coordinates a governmental project “epodręczniki” (e-textbooks) for writing officially approved […]

Our Recommendations for the review of EU copyright rules

The Coalition for Open Education participated in the European Commission’s public consultations for the review of current EU copyright regulations. The public consultations have concluded on the 5th of March 2014. In our recommendations we have supported far-reaching changes: shortening the copyright protection period from 70 to – initially – 50 years (in accordance with […]

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Coalition summer congress – a follow up

The Coalition for Open Education’s agenda has been set for 7 years nowduring the summer congress. Each year, we meet in different places in Poland to get to know new institutions and make an annual plan. This year’s summit was beaconed by strategic objectives. Institutions and organisations have planned their activities by the end of […]

Changes to the Act on the School Education System and school textbooks – Our Recommendations

The Coalition for Open Education would like to comment on the planned changes to the Act on the School Education System, presented by the Ministry of Education for public consultations on February 19, 2014. The Coalition fully supports the efforts of the Ministry of Education aimed at improving the availability of educational materials and reducing the […]

Letter to Members of Parliament regarding Open Education

The new amendment to the Act on the School Education System is aimed at ensuring common access to educational resources, particularly school textbooks. This constitutes an important step towards carrying out the constitutional principle of education for all. At present, school textbooks are expensive and additionally publishers often force parents to make yearly purchases by […]

Our Recommendations for the review of EU copyright rules

The Coalition for Open Education participated in the European Commission’s public consultations for the review of current EU copyright regulations. The public consultations have concluded on the 5th of March 2014. In our recommendations we have supported far-reaching changes: shortening the copyright protection period from 70 to – initially – 50 years (in accordance with […]

Wiki loves e-textbooks

The Coalition for Open Education is a partner of the annual “Wiki loves e-textbooks” contest organised by Wikimedia Polska and the Centre for Education Development (a subsidiary of Polish Ministry of Education). Two contests have been organised and completed to date. The Centre for Education Development coordinates a governmental project “epodręczniki” (e-textbooks) for writing officially approved […]