Small, Successful and Not in London: COL
Induction Course for Commonwealth Diplomats, Farnham Castle, 8 September 2011, Small, Successful and Not in London: The Commonwealth of Learning and Transforming Learning through Open Educational Resources by Sir John Daniel, Commonwealth of Learning // It is a pleasure to be here. The Commonwealth of Learning, which everyone calls COL, greatly appreciates the chance to explain itself to you/ // We are delighted that the Commonwealth Foundation and the Commonwealth Foundation put on this annual event. They have asked me to keep it short so I shall speak for just fifteen minutes. I shall first describe the Commonwealth of Learning and then talk about an important initiative on which we are engaging with your governments, called Open Educational Resources. We can then discuss all the issues I shall raise. // First then, what is COL? My title today is COL: Small, Successful and Not in London. That summarises some of COL’s key features.