Equity and inclusion
Education and copyright: Perspectives from the classroom
Preliminary findings15 March 2023
We know from WIPO’s and our own research that copyright legislation is inadequate for education today. It creates barriers to ensure the right to education as well as curtails teachers’ academic freedom to choose and adapt materials including for cross-border collaboration and exchange.
Education, Research and Copyright
Is it legal? Education and Copyright in the Digital Age23 May 2022
This study intends to demonstrate whether copyright exceptions and limitations for educational purposes are fit for remote educational practices. Several studies commissioned by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) have analysed the copyright frameworks for education across the world8. The author has also previously analysed the fragmented landscape of provisions...
Fighting the commercialisation of education
An education union guide to copyrights and copywrongs in education and research28 August 2019
Copyright laws around the world are being changed to accommodate the digital environment. It is essential that education unions take an active role in copyright reforms to ensure that teachers and researchers are not deprived of their rights to use and build upon creative works for teaching, learning and research.
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4
Copyright and Education
Teresa Nobre29 June 2019
This study intends to demonstrate whether copyright exceptions and limitations for educational purposes are fit for everyday educational practices.
Equity and inclusion
The right to benefit from educational exceptions
Factsheet8 March 2019
In 2017 the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) commissioned a study to analyse copyright laws in the 191 WIPO Member States. One objective, among others, was to understand how countries protect educational exceptions from contractual and technological overrides. Education International advocates that when the law allows educators to use digital...