On Copyright in Educiation at international conference at DOBA Business School
International conference “Advancing Education – People, Institution, Technology”, which took place on 7 November 2019, saw international and Slovenian experts present their views, reflections and examples of e-learning practices and related opportunities and challenges. The program of the conference can be found here.
Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič took part in the conference with a lecture “Copyright Education”. She discussed copyright exemptions and limitations that allow access and reuse of copyrighted material for educational purposes. She further focused on the fragmentation of copyright laws across Europe and the fact that the new EU Directive 2019/790 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market, which Member States must implement by 7 June 2021, has not entirely fulfilled its promises and expectations to introduce a new mandatory exception for education that would harmonise copyright for education across Europe.
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The International Association of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), PAC Centre for digital preservation, hosted at the National Library of Poland is holding a series of 10 webinars on basic understanding of digitisation projects.
Communia, a non-governmental organisation that advocates for policies that expand the public domain and increase access to and reuse of culture and knowledge, issued twenty new copyright policy recommendations for the next decade.
The DSM Directive entered into force in June 2019 and the deadline for implementation expired on 7 June 2021. On 23 June 2021, the Commission launched multiple infringement procedures and sent letters of formal notice to Slovenia and 22 other Member States that had failed to notify it of the full transposition of the Directive. Slovenia remains among the 14 Member States against which the Commission is continuing the infringement procedure. On 19 May 2022, the Commission sent reasoned opinions to Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, France, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland and Sweden.