Centralised Agreements for Schools
Copyright Organisations are committed to reducing the administrative burden of copyright licensing on schools. In order to achieve this, a number of centralised licence agreements have been negotiated.
Agreements for schools in England
As part of the Government’s commitment to reduce the administrative burden on state schools in England, the Department for Education (DfE) has finalised agreements to purchase copyright licences for state funded schools centrally. The following copyright organisations now hold centralised agreements:
- The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA)
- The Educational Recording Agency Ltd (ERA)
- Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI)
- PRS for Music
- Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL)
- Motion Picture Licensing Company (MPLC)
- PVSL from Filmbankmedia
- Newspaper Licensing (NLA)
- PMLL – Schools Printed Music Licence -SPML
Agreements for schools in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
A range of both centralised agreements for other Home Nations and blanket licensing arrangements with Local Authorities are also available from each of the copyright organisations. For further details of these please visit the relevant organisation’s website.