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Open Movement: Introduction

What is the Open Movement?

The Open Movement is an umbrella term for the concept that knowledge should be made freely available for all, and that it should be shared, developed and enriched in an "open," collaborative manner, free from restrictive copyright laws. This movement includes Open Education, Open Access, and much more. 

The following pages go into depth on the many facets of the Open Movement, navigate to the tabs that interest you for more information about the different Open concepts.