Moodle is the world’s open source learning platform
Empowering educators to improve our world
Moodle allows educators, of any kind, to create a private space online, filled with tools that easily create courses and activities, all optimised for collaborative learning.
The History of Moodle
In the Western Australian desert, Moodle Founder & CEO, Martin Dougiamas, studies through school of the air and materials delivered by aeroplanes.
Martin’s childhood experience prepares him to create an internet-based learning platform.
At Curtin University, Martin begins creating Moodle for his Phd research
Martin releases version 1.0 of Moodle as an open source system to the world. Within months Moodle was being used around the world.
Moodle described by Brent Simpson as the “Linux of the LMS world.”
Martin accepts Google-O’Reilly Open Source Award in the Education Enabler category for Moodle.
Moodle became the most popular Learning Management System in the world, with the most number of users, boasting well over 80 million users in 222 territories worldwide.
Moodle launches its SaaS based product offering - MoodleCloud
Moodle reaches over 100 million registered users across every country in the world.
Moodle turns 15, announces investment partnership with Education for The Many and starts to accelerate their five key growth projects: improving Moodle core, Learn Moodle curriculum, MoodleNet, Moodle Foundation (and opening an office in Barcelona) and expanding their Services & Partnership program.