What role do Creative Commons licences play in OER?
Creative Commons licences are the ones most frequently used when open educational resources (OER) are produced. There are six licences, which range from very permissive, allowing copying and modification (CC BY), to those that are more restrictive, permitting distribution of a work in its original form, but no modification (CC BY-ND).
Storybooks by and for children: The experience of Soma Book Café in facilitating children’s creativity
Soma Book Cafe in Dar es Salaam is a readership promotion space and innovative co-creation hub for literary expression and multimedia storytelling approaches. It provides different arenas for literary expression and discourse; promotes reading for pleasure and encourages independent pursuit of knowledge. Soma, which means read or learn in Kiswahili, is an apt name for an organization that strongly encourages both.