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Help Make Open Educational Resources for Kiwi Teachers
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Help Make Open Educational Resources for Kiwi Teachers

15 September 201515 September 2015

Next year, we’re going to help organise a series of Open Educational Resources Sprints. A OER sprint – known as a hack weekend in the technology community – is where a group of enthusiastic volunteers get together to make new open educational resources in a short period of time (that’s the ‘sprint’ part). The resources...

CC Clinics for Schools
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CC Clinics for Schools

25 May 201525 May 2015

To make it easier for teachers, librarians and school leaders to get in touch, we’re piloting a new project: Creative Commons Clinics for Schools. We’re holding weekly Google Hangouts for those working in the schools sector who are keen to discuss and learn more about copyright and CC. Because Google Hangouts are limited to ten...

Creative Commons Road Trip for Kiwi Schools
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Creative Commons Road Trip for Kiwi Schools

13 April 201513 April 2015

For the month of March (and a little bit of April), Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand has been travelling around Aotearoa spreading the word about Open Educational Resources for New Zealand schools. In case you didn’t make it to any of these events, we’ve embedded the slides below. Matt McGregor and Elizabeth Heritage, Creative Commons...

Sign up for the Creative Commons 2015 Road Trip
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Sign up for the Creative Commons 2015 Road Trip

18 December 201418 December 2014

In March 2015, we’re holding (at least) 18 events across the country, focusing on schools and GLAM (that’s galleries, libraries, archives and museums). These events will be a chance to discuss how Creative Commons is being used across New Zealand’s school and GLAM sectors. Our schools and GLAM organisations make and look after an extraordinary amount...

Taupaki School
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Taupaki School

10 June 201410 June 2014

Taupaki School is a co-educational primary school, located an hour north-west of Auckland. On 20 February 2013, Taupaki School’s Board of Trustees passed a Creative Commons policy, giving permission to Taupaki’s teachers to share and collaborate, legally. Paula Hogg has been the chair of the Taupaki BoT since 2012, and oversaw the passage of the...

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The Open Textbook Cookbook

3 June 20143 June 2014

In November last year, a team of academics, librarians and students got together to hack a media studies textbook – in a weekend. The textbook was published online earlier this year as an open textbook under a Creative Commons Attribution licence, and is available at no cost for educators and students to use. The licence...

More from Our March Events
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More from Our March Events

27 March 201427 March 2014

In the middle of March, we held a series of events on Creative Commons policies in schools in Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington. The events featured lightning talks from a handful of experts in government, law and education, who outlined the legal, technical and cultural reasons for schools to implement a Creative Commons policy. While we...

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Sharing, Collaboration and Copyright

18 March 201418 March 2014

Over the last week, Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand has been running free ‘CC in Schools’ workshops across the country. Later in the week, we’ll post slides, audio and summaries of each of the speakers, as well as the issues raised in the lively Q&As that followed. With support from InternetNZ, these workshops talked about how...

Media Release: New Zealand Schools Join the Commons
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Media Release: New Zealand Schools Join the Commons

6 March 20146 March 2014

Next week, a range of teachers, principals, government officials and copyright experts are getting together to discuss how New Zealand teachers can legally share and reuse teaching resources. Speakers include Andrew Matangi from Buddle Findlay, Stephen Lethbridge, principal of Taupaki School and Carolyn Stuart, Education Sector Lead for the Network for Learning. Taking place in...

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Creative Commons Policies for Schools

25 November 201325 November 2013

[The following is the text from the latest Creative Commons brochure, Policies for Schools (PDF). If you would like us to send you a set of these policy brochures — or any other Creative Commons resources — please get in touch. We have also embedded the brochure, below. Please feel free to download and share...