Community Guidelines

Use of media on GTE

Global Teacher Education contains, text, audio, video, and images uploaded by its users. All images and intellectual property in GTE are the property of those who have produced them. The images in this collection are intended to provide copyright-friendly images on a nonexclusive basis for use by faculty, deans, and staff in colleges of education for educational purposes. The images may not be sold as an image collection or partial image collection or for any other commercial purposes. Images in this collection may be used by teacher educators and teacher education students in print, multimedia, and video productions. These could include, but are not limited to, projects and web pages, for the express purpose of improving internationalization opportunities in colleges of education.

Uploading Images, Intellectual Properties and Resources

By submitting images, intellectual property and resources, users agree that GTE (or designated collaborative partner organization) can share these freely within its global learning community for education purposes. In sharing these images, GTE assumes that contributors have aquired all necessary permissions from inidividuals represented therein.  No images, intellectual property or resources can be used by GTE (or designated collaborative partner organization) outside of its educational program and network without expressed permission from the author.

Users acknowledge that even though GTE (and designated collaborative partner organizations) does its best to prevent it from happening, we cannot be held responsible for the misuse or abuse of any image, intellectual property or resources.

GTE also reserves the right to remove any approved image, intellectual property or resources at any time if we believe it may be infringing on any copyright or violating any other rights of a third party or may be otherwise illegal.

Interactive and Social Features

To the extent such service is available on the GTE pages, you are welcome to post, transmit or submit messages ("Messages") to forums, blogs, bulletin boards, chat rooms, user commenting features or other interactive or social features that may be offered within, or in connection with, the GTE pages (collectively, "Forums"). If you use any such Forums, you should be aware that any personal information you submit, display, or publish there is considered publicly available and can be read, collected, used, and disclosed by other users of those features, by us, and other third parties without restriction. GTE accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such Messages, or for the personal information you choose to submit in these features. GTE does not endorse and has no control over the content of Messages submitted by others to Forums. Messages submitted to Forums are not necessarily reviewed by GTE prior to posting and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of GTE. GTE makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the content of the Messages in the Forums or the accuracy and reliability of any Messages and other materials in the Forums. Nonetheless, GTE reserves the right to prevent you from submitting content to Forums and to edit, restrict or remove such Messages for any reason at any time.


GTE assumes no responsibility for actively monitoring Forums for inappropriate Messages. If at any time GTE chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Forums, GTE nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the content of the Messages, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Messages, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any Message. In submitting Messages to Forums, you agree to strictly limit yourself to discussions about the subject matter for which the Forums are intended. You agree that GTE accepts no liability whatsoever if it chooses to block your Messages from being submitted or if it edits, restricts or removes your Messages. You also agree to permit any other user of the GTE Products to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that other user's personal use and not to restrict or inhibit the use of the GTE Products by any other person.