The Copyright Licensing Agency and the Department for Education in England have renewed the existing central licensing scheme for state schools. The new agreement, running from April 2021 to March 2026, will ensure that state-funded schools in England retain access to a wide range of published materials to support learning and teaching.
The Copyright Licensing Agency launches its annual essay writing competition for 16-19-year-old students in the UK. Students are invited to submit answers to the question: ‘Copyright only protects big companies. Discuss’. A panel of expert judges will decide which three essays win a cash prize.
Copyright Licensing Agency relaxes copyright licence terms to support educators through current lockdown closures.
UK schools, sixth form and further education colleges given more flexible access and can copy increased amount of book content.
CLA has extended its royalty-free licence with United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) to allow the continued copyright-compliant storage and reuse of relevant research output for Research Excellence Framework 2021 purposes, following a revision to the timetable due to COVID-19.