Reported by Copyright Agency
FLEX, an online tool for preparing copyright-compliant course reading material, has allowed more than fifty educational institutions across the VET, higher education and ELICOS sectors to access digital original works from major publishers.
Reading Australia initiative continues to support remote learning, offering 233 freely-available units of work for busy teachers.
The Australian Publishers Association (APA), Australian Society of Authors (ASA) and National Copyright Unit (NCU) updated their special arrangement for school storytime agreement. The move to allow teachers to read to their students is still supported by many individual publishers and authors.
The statutory education licence remains a mainstay for online learning and frees up time for educators to focus on the important well-being and educational outcomes for students. Australia’s educators have once again met the challenges of the pandemic and Copyright Agency thanks them for their efforts.
Read more here about using these resources while still protecting the creators who are having a difficult time during the pandemic.