Category: Moodle Advice
3rd December 2018, by , in Blog, Moodle Advice
Moodle 3.6 is available for download from today, so as usual we’ve taken a look at the most exciting features and improvements in the new release. If you’d like a more in depth look at the latest version of Moodle, feel free to contact us for a quick online demonstration. Dashboard and Course overview improvements In...
15th November 2018, by , in Blog, Moodle Advice
Our latest downloadable guide is centred around the use of Moodle as a way to drive parental engagement. More and more as part of a school’s overall strategy, involving parents as much as possible is advantageous for a number of reasons: Ensuring that parents are aware of their child’s day to day education, the subjects...
9th November 2018, by , in Blog, Moodle Advice
One of the main challenges for any academic institution is how to prepare its students for the working world. Careers advice, interview tips and CV advice are things that can be overlooked during a students’s education. So, we created a free Moodle course template for you to use that covers career advice post-education. Here’s how...
22nd October 2018, by , in Blog, Moodle Advice
People like quizzes. The most common use of the word “quiz” in the English language is to precede it with the word “pub”. TV programs like QI and Pointless are some of the most watched, because people like to explore and discuss knowledge, but they are not so keen on being tested. Students are no...
10th September 2018, by , in Blog, Moodle Advice
There are over 1,500 Moodle plugins, but if you see one you like, should you use it? Can you be confident that the Moodle plugin will work with each new version of the core software? If you start to use it and find a problem, who will support you?
28th August 2018, by , in Blog, Moodle Advice
Within Moodle, the Moodle Dashboard is a customisable page for providing logged in users with links to their courses and activities within them, such as unread forum posts and upcoming assignments. By default the dashboard can be customised by users by adding or removing blocks from the page. Administrators can choose to restrict users making...
23rd August 2018, by , in Blog, Moodle Advice
Our latest downloadable guide is centred around on the rapid growth of Moodle in the workplace, and the unique tools which it offers for professional development. Many organisations worldwide are successfully using Moodle’s Competency feature to better monitor and evaluate staff training programmes or personal workplace learning objectives. What are competencies? Competencies describe the level...
10th August 2018, by , in Blog, Moodle Advice
If your Moodle platform is used in an academic environment (e.g a school, college or university) there are a number of factors in managing year-end procedures to consider to ensure your platform is kept organised and is prepared for the new academic year. We’ve put together a handy guide illustrating our preferred (and often the most...
14th May 2018, by , in Blog, Moodle Advice
On May 25th 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into full swing in the European Union as law, focused on individual privacy and access/use of personal information of European Union citizens. International schools across the globe will be affected by the new regulations in various ways. To assist our clients and other...
27th November 2017, by , in Blog, Moodle Advice
In this series of blog posts our resident developer and expert on all things Moodle related, Connor, will be picking a Moodle plugin to feature each month which he thinks is innovative, useful, or perhaps new to the platform. This month we’ve chosen the Gapfill question type, which can be found in the Moodle plugins directory here:...

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