May 27, 2022

Recently Published: “Open Educational Resources: Global Report 2017”

Open Educational Resources: Global Report 2017 was published last month by the Commonwealth of Learning.

Global Report 2017 provide the outcomes of the six regional consultations and global surveys conducted prior to the 2nd World OER Congress [held last month in Slovenia].


Direct to Full Text Report (92 pages; PDF)

See Also: 2nd World OER Congress Report

See Also: About the Commonwealth of Learning

The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government in 1987 to promote the development and sharing of open learning and distance education knowledge, resources and technologies.

Hosted by the Government of Canada with headquarters in Burnaby, British Columbia, COL is the world’s only intergovernmental organisation solely concerned with the promotion and development of distance education and open learning.

Source of OER Research and Reports

See Also: OAsis (Community of Learning OA Repository)
New reports, articles, and other materials.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.