The trade association for private sector distance learning in the UK is the Association of British Correspondence Colleges (ABCC).
Association of British Correspondence Colleges
We have strong ties with the Open University. The OU is represented on the Board of ODLQC
We are active members of the European Association for Distance Learning, the premier body for private sector distance learning in Europe. ODLQC co-hosted the EADL Annual Conference in Cambridge in May 2010.
European Association for Distance Learning
In the United States, the nearest equivalent body to ODLQC is the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). DEAC also has an informal partnership arrangement with EADL.
Distance Education Accrediting Commission