All of CAWST's education materials are open contentThis includes our posters, activities, workshop manuals and slideshow presentations. As we develop new materials, we will post them to the CAWST website for you to download for free. All of our materials found online are registered with the Creative Commons under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence (CC BY 3.0). The Creative Commons is a non-profit organization that provides open content licences. This type of licence protects CAWST's intellectual property while giving permission for anyone to copy, modify and distribute our education materials.
So what does this mean to you?
Basically, you are free to copy, change, and share any of CAWST's open content educational materials to fit your needs, provided you attribute the original work to CAWST. For example:
- Adding translated text to the picture posters
- Adapting the picture posters to fit the local context of your project
- Photocopying our manuals and giving them to others
- Using parts of our manuals and creating a new document
The only requirement is that you credit CAWST as the original source of the materials.
Visit this page for more information on the Creative Common licence and to obtain CAWST logos.
Our open content materials are not meant to replace training. We still encourage you to participate in CAWST workshops to gain a comprehensive, deeper understanding of the materials and their implementation.
Please share with us your open content education materials and we may publish them on our website for others to use.