Moodle Education

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As part of our mission to empower educators, we’ve created a variety of ways to help you learn how to use our Moodle LMS to create effective online learning experiences for your students.

  • Teach: We offer a range of training options to help you get started and grow professionally as an educator.
  • Manage: Learn how to manage and customise your Moodle site using the Administration interface.
  • Develop: Learn the essentials of setting up a Moodle development environment and implementing a simple demo plugin.

Training for educators, administrators and developers

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We offer a range of courses for educators, from beginner to advanced levels, to learn how to teach online with Moodle.

Learn Moodle Basics

  • 4-week facilitated MOOC, twice a year (approx 16 hours study time over 4 weeks)
  • Designed for anyone wanting to teach with Moodle
  • Train on the latest Moodle release
  • Runs twice a year
  • Connect and be inspired with our vibrant Moodle community
    Build and take away your own practice course
  • Earn a badge and optional certificate upon course completion

Moodle Teaching Basics

  • Self-paced, always open, approx 12 hours study time)
  • Designed for educators
  • Discover the best ways to display teaching materials and track progress
  • Explore grading in Moodle, including quizzes, assignments and H5P
  • Check your progress with meaningful tasks
  • Earn a badge and optional certificate upon course completion

Moodle Teaching Next Level

  • Self-paced, always open, (approx 20 hours study time)
  • Designed for educators with some experience with Moodle
  • Develop best practice online pedagogy with Moodle
  • Explore advanced tools and settings such as Workshop, Lesson, Groups and Gradebook
  • Check your progress with meaningful tasks
  • Earn a badge and optional certificate upon course completion

Moodle Educator Certification Program

  • Already know your Moodle basics?
  • Get certified and demonstrate my digital competence as an educator using the Moodle platform.

Learn how to manage and customise your Moodle site using the Administration interface.

Moodle Admin Basics

  • Self-paced, always open (approx 12 hours study time)
  • Designed for new site administrators
  • Learn how to manage user accounts, set up courses and perform basic site customisations
  • Check your progress with meaningful tasks
  • Earn a badge and optional certificate upon course completion

Take your very first steps into custom Moodle plugin design and implementation.

Moodle Plugin Development Basics

  • Self-paced, always open (between 16 – 28 hours study time)
  • Designed for PHP developers who want to get familiar with Moodle development essentials
  • Learn how to set up your environment, understand plugin types, database tables, SQL queries and more
  • Check your progress with meaningful tasks
  • Earn a badge and optional certificate upon course completion

Custom training with Moodle

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Our Certified Moodle Partners offer a wide range of training options that can be customised to meet your eLearning needs. The Moodle Educator Certification (MEC) program is a certification process designed to help you develop transferable knowledge and skills to be effective educators in today’s growing digital workplace. The MEC is offered through our partners who have been trained and certified by Moodle HQ to facilitate the courses, as well as providing you with custom training and support.

Watch and learn with Moodle: A collection of video tutorial playlists

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