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Celebrating 20 Years of Moodle LMS

That's 20 years of community collaboration that has delivered 128,746 code commits from 57 countries, submitted by 871 developers on behalf of their development teams.

What is an Enterprise LMS?

Explore the two different elements that make your LMS ‘Enterprise-Ready’. First is the resilience of your platform, second is the consideration of compatibility and integration.

Moodle Contexts are King

Post 3 in our Moodle Security Mini Series. This blog explains what contexts are, and how they work to help protect your LMS from cyber threats.

Role based access control with Moodle

Post 2 in our Moodle Security Mini Series. Learn how to improve control over who does what within your LMS, and ensure your application is protected from the day it's exposed to...
Meg James

Online course design – pitfalls and top tips

It’s easy to think that online courses are simple to put together. After all, you just need to compile your content and assessment, and put them in the course, right? Wrong....
Kristina Hoeppner

What’s in the future of Mahara

In this final part of our mini series on Mahara history, we provide an overview of Mahara ePortfolio product roadmap and details of upcoming webinars.