Volunteer to Adopt an Organisation

We’re looking for volunteers to help local organisations to adopt Creative Commons licensing. At present, we’re particularly keen to help local schools implement Creative Commons policies, though if you have another local organisation that would like to help, feel free to get in touch. You don’t have to be an expert — we can teach […]

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CCANZ June newsletter

Creative Commons news Thanks to everyone who came to one of our CC workshops in Invercargill – next we are heading to Northland! The NZ Open Government Data Progamme has announced v2 of NZGOAL. Our intern, Hunter Wilson-Burke, has given us his views as a VUW student on open education. Te Papa filmed a GLAM session […]

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CC Clinics for Schools

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 […]

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NZGOAL Version 2

Two week ago, the New Zealand Open Government Data Programme announced the release of NZGOAL version 2.0. For those who don’t know, NZGOAL is a great piece of government policy, which was approved by Cabinet in 2010. In essence, NZGOAL advocates for the use of Creative Commons licensing across the state sector. Some organisations, like […]

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CCANZ May newsletter

Creative Commons news We are delighted to welcome Victoria Leachman and Chris Cormack to the CCANZ Advisory Panel. We held a session at eResearch NZ 2015 about developing Open Educational Resourceson reproducible, open and collaborative science research. Te Papa’s openly licensed Collections Online images are proving hugely popular. Open Education Road Trip The Open Education leg […]

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We’re Coming to Invercargill

On Friday 15 May, Matt is heading south to Invercargill. Thanks to SLANZA, we’ve managed to organise four back-to-back workshops on the day, which will all take place in the Invercargill Public Library Meeting Room. If you’re keen to attend any or all of these free workshops, please email Kirsty: kadam@jameshargest.school.nz 9.30-10.30am: Creative Commons for […]

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Welcome Chris Cormack to the CCANZ Panel

Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand is delighted to welcome Chris Cormack to the Advisory Panel! Chris is a senior developer at Catalyst IT, and is one of the original developers of the Koha Open Source Library management systems. He is also a passionate enthusiast of using Open Source and Open data for the betterment of […]

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Creative Commons Road Trip for Kiwi Schools

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 […]

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The Creative Commons GLAM Road Trip

For the month of March (and a little bit of April), Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand have been travelling around New Zealand spreading the word about open access and open licensing for local Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums. In case you didn’t make it to any of these events, we’ve embedded the slides below, along […]

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April Events: Open Education in Aotearoa

Educational resources are becoming increasingly unaffordable: since 1978, textbook prices have risen 812%. According to research from the US Public Interest Research Groups, 65% of students choose not to buy a college textbook because it’s too expensive and 94% report that they suffer academically because of this choice. As a result, more and more educators […]

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