On Friday, 13 October 2017 at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Educational Publishers Forum held its annual open meeting. Despite the date, we had no bad luck at all. On the contrary! The meeting was one of our most successful with over 50 people in the audience and more questions than ever.

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.

Educational publishers from around the world showed delegates at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today how copyright has enabled them to invest in the digital technology that is shaping the future of school-age learning.

Tbilisi 30 March 2017 – Childhood literacy in Georgia will be a primary casualty of a well-meaning but destructive free schoolbook law that has handed the government control of all textbook production and stripped publishers and authors of their intellectual property rights, the IPA warned today.

The Educational Publishers Forum (EPF) – an influential grouping of world K-12 textbook publishers mobilized by the International Publishers Association in 2009 – has elected a new Chair and Vice Chair, bringing fresh impetus to the group as it seeks to consolidate its impact on global textbook policy.

The IPA and The London Book Fair have announced the speaker line-up for the fifth edition of their What Works? Successful Publishing Resources & Technologies for the Future education conference, in association with The Publishers Association (PA).

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