The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organization created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning/distance education knowledge, resources and technologies.
Curriki’s mission is to make education more equitable through their global Open Educational Resource (OER) community of educators, parents, and students, which will enable teachers to make learning more personalized and help students reach their full potential.
OER Africa is an initiative established by the South African Institute for Distance Education (Saide). Its mission is to establish dynamic networks of African OER practitioners by sensitizing and connecting like-minded educators to develop, share, and adapt OER to meet the education needs of African Societies.
OEC is a global network of educational institutions, individuals, and organizations that support an approach to education based on openness, including collaboration, innovation, and collective development and use of open educational materials. The OEC is a non-profit, social benefit organization registered in the United States and operating worldwide.
The mission of the Open Policy Network is to foster the creation, adoption and implementation of open policies and practices that advance the public good by supporting open policy advocates, organizations and policy makers, connecting open policy opportunities with assistance, and sharing open policy information.
Many educators are simply looking for individual media elements to use within their courses, such as photos, graphics, videos, and audio, that are openly licensed in a way that freely permits education use. This resource will help you find openly licensed media elements to use within your courses.