Import Competency Frameworks in CSV & RDF files using these plugins #MoodlePlugins

May 31st, 2016

Competency Based Education is available now in Moodle core but it needs the competency frameworks to be added manually one by one. Damyon Wiese – Development Team Manager at Moodle, and the person behind development of CBE in Moodle, has shared the plugins to import competency frameworks in CSV and RDF formats. Read More

Unleashing the next gen LMS – Moodle 3.1! Now available for download #Moodle

May 23rd, 2016

The next generation LMS – Moodle 3.1 is finally unleashed today and is now available for download from the usual download channels. The new version of Moodle is packed with a lot of new features and fixes. You can download your copy here. Read More

Moodle 3.1 QA testing will start by this weekend #Moodle3.1

April 26th, 2016

Moodle 3.1, the next LTS version and much awaited release of Moodle LMS is under continuous integration period and the QA testing for the same will commence by this weekend.

UPDATE – Just now, Helen Foster has announced the commencement of QA testing from today onwards for a three week period as Moodle 3.1 is due for release in four weeks from now.

In a recent update, Eloy Lafuente posted about the updates on Moodle 3.1 features integration. The most important topics which I would like to highlight here are: Read More

Moodle 3.0.3, 2.9.5, 2.8.11 and 2.7.13 released #Moodle

March 14th, 2016

Moodle HQ has released minor point releases of Moodle by releasing Moodle 3.0.3, 2.9.5, 2.8.11 and 2.7.13 versions. In a recent announcement on Moodle forums, Marina Glancy posted about the release of the new versions of Moodle.

The releases will address a number of bug fixes and minor improvements along with security vulnerabilities which have been discovered and fixed. Moodle 2.7 and 2.8 branches are now supported for security fixes only. Read More

Participate in the Competency Framework and Learning plans specification survey

July 20th, 2015

Competency Based Education (CBE) is proposed in the future Moodle versions to track the learners progress, knowledge and mastery of skills. There is an interesting forum thread going on at forums here about the features, usability, roles and structure of the CBE framework.

You can participate and submit your feedback in the survey’s:

The survey includes questions on how the system should be designed, which competency based tools you are using now, How useful is the complete system as described in the specification etc.


Current work in progress on Competency Based Education is available in the Moodle developer docs here:

Read our previous coverage on Learning plans here.