We’ve found the following resources to be a good start in finding out what OER (open educational resources) could mean for post-secondary education in British Columbia.

Commonwealth of Learning Publication:


Paper by Sir John Daniel:


Cable Green: Canada, the Open Policy Opportunity:

Minister Naomi Yamamoto’s presentation to Council of Minister of Education Canada (CMEC):

Password: OER:

The following Educause articles will provide helpful background on the topic of open education:

Why Openness
in Education?

by David Wiley
and Cable Green
The Open Future: Openness as a Catalyst for Educational Reform
by David Wiley
The Open Ed Tech: Nevermind the Edupunks; or, The Great
Web 2.0 Swindle

by Brian Lamb and Jim Groom
Synergy and Speed
by Alan Davis

2012 Paris OER Declaration: