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Friday, December 13 • 09:00 - 09:45
Openness Track: Parallel Session 1: Growing the School of Open

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Growing the School of Open: The School of Open is a community of volunteers focused on providing free education opportunities on the meaning, application, and impact of “openness” in the digital age and its benefit to creative endeavors, education, research, and science. This workshop will showcase some of the School of Open projects and courses, including the School of Open Kenya Initiative (Jamlab), CC for Kids (Creative Commons South Africa) and  Copyright 4 Educators (Australia National Copyright Unit).  The panel will discuss  lessons learned and how to scale the initiative globally in online, offline, and multilingual settings.

Moderators
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Delia Browne

Delia Browne is a Sydney based policy lawyer specialising in copyright and open education. She is the National Copyright Director for Schools and TAFEs and heads up the National Copyright Unit (NCU), Copyright Advisory Group (CAG). In her current role as the National Copyright Director, Delia heads up the NCU which provides specialist copyright advice to schools and the TAFE sector, implements smart copying initiatives and conducts... Read More →

Speakers
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Simeon Oriko

Executive Director, Jamlab
Simeon Oriko is the Executive Director of Jamlab, a co-creation community for high school graduates in Africa. | Simeon has proactively worked in the open movement locally and globally for the past 7 years in the areas of Open Education, Open Licensing, Open Data and Web Literacy.
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Kelsey Wiens

Public Lead, Open Textbooks 4 Africa
Open Policy - Open Business Models - Open Textbooks | | Kelsey is an Open Innovation expert. She has extensive experience in managing Pan-African projects with an education focus. She is also the head of re:share a strategic African based NPO designed to support access to information through open licensing and innovation. Kelsey has run projects across the continent including the Pan-African Open Advocate Program, #openafrica, Kumusha Bus... Read More →


Friday December 13, 2013 09:00 - 09:45
Lecture Theatre 5