The Seoul Train

Copyright panel at Seoul International Book Fair

IPA joined high-level delegations advising on copyright and education policy at the Seoul International Book Fair. Responding to a call from our member, the Korean Publishers Association (KPA), the IPA sent a high-level delegation to Seoul in June to speak at two separate international conferences on concurrent days.

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Content for Education launched

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With discussions over the Copyright Directive proposal hotting up in the EU, Content 4 Education has been launched.

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IPA at FILBo

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The IPA’s Educational Publishers Forum (EPF) continues to strengthen its presence in Latin America.

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UK report - Textbooks pay for themselves if they save teachers just 4.5 minutes a day

Frontier Economics - UK Textbooks time saving study

A fascinating new report commissioned by the UK Publishers Association demonstrates the value of textbooks and education publishers.

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Educational publishing and the development agenda

The IPA has always stressed the need for capacity building of the publishing and creative infrastructure in developing nations, and Africa is a continent where many countries are crying out for this kind of intervention. In the developed world, trade publishing (books that one buys in bookshops) is often predominant, but in the developing world it is educational publishing that usually takes the lead. And this is as it should be, with education of a country’s population being the surest first step in the evolution of a modern, self-sufficient society.

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Educational publishers back WIPO creative industries plan for emerging markets

The IPA-led Educational Publishers Forum (EPF) has pledged its full support for an ambitious World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) plan to bolster the publishing industries of developing countries to help deliver on UN Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4); education.

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