[Open-education] European Commission adopts "Opening Up Education" & launches Open Education Europa

Cable Green cable at creativecommons.org
Wed Sep 25 18:36:26 UTC 2013

Greetings Open Colleagues:

Apologies for the cross posting(s).  I've pulled together information here
from various lists re: the wonderful OER news in Europe.

   - The European Commission has just adopted its new "Opening up
   Education" initiative: http://www.openeducationeuropa.eu/en/initiative
      - Press release:  *
      - Document: http://ec.europa.eu/education/news/doc/openingcom_en.pdf

   - The "Open Education Europa" web site was also launched today:

   - note: the CC BY license on the site and the "filter by license"
      feature when searching for resources

Well done, Europe!


*PS - Creative Commons will work with the new **"Open Education Europa" web
site **to get the CC BY license linked to the open license
deed<http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/>and properly
marked <http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Marking/Creators> with
machine-readable meta-data.*


Cable Green, PhD
Director of Global Learning
Creative Commons
@cgreen <http://twitter.com/cgreen>
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