A new School Reproduction Agreement entered into force January 1, 2014. The agreement entitles teachers and pupils to copy and share copyright protected material to a certain degree for educational purposes.
Analogue and digital copying and sharing
Teachers and students may make copies and share digitally and analogue by:
- Printing out
- Reproducing for slide presentation for educational purposes, e.g. PowerPoint
- Saving copies in digital form, e.g. on the school's closed network, on USB
- Transferring digital copies, e.g. by email or via the school’s closed network
- Making mailings within a teaching group
- Projecting and displaying on screen
- Distributing photocopies and printouts
Education Covered by the Agreement
The School Reproduction Agreement is concluded between Bonus Copyright Access and the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR
All municipalities, county councils and regions have agreements with Bonus Copyright Access.
The agreement applies to all areas of education for which the municipality, county council or region is, or during the period of the agreement becomes, the principal organizer, and which is, or is placed under, the supervision of the Swedish Schools Inspectorate, the Swedish National Council of Adult Education or the Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education.
The agreement applies to teachers and pupils in their teaching/learning in Municipality, County council and Regions:
- Pre-school classes
- Compulsory schools
- Upper secondary schools
- Adult Secondary Education and post-secondary education
- Education in Swedish for Immigrants (SFI)
- Higher Vocational Education
- Special schools for pupils with learning disabilities
- Contract education
- Folk high schools
The independent school
(schools that are run by a natural person or legal entity with another organizer than the municipality or county council) sign agreements with Bonus Copyright Access on the same terms and conditions that apply to public schools.