Moodle 3.1 QA testing now almost 75% passed!! #Moodle3.1

May 2nd, 2016

QA testing for Moodle 3.1, which began since last Tuesday is now almost 75% passed by a great effort from the Moodle Community members. The first stable version of Moodle 3.1 is scheduled to be released on 23 May 2016. 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.

Learning plans coming in Moodle 3.0 core!!

May 26th, 2015

Learning plans which allows better tracking of what your students need to know, are coming to be a part of core Moodle from the next Moodle version i.e. Moodle 3.0 based on the design used in Totara for learning plans.

The learning plan enables staff to see at a glance their progress against specific learning events and the whole plan. Read More

Bootstrap3 coming for Moodle 3.0

May 18th, 2015

In the MoodleMootUKIE Hackfest all the attendees come to a mutual agreement of adding Bootstrap3 base theme to core Moodle. It is also agreed to keep Bootstrap2 core themes to support existing themes and gradually deprecated in favor of Bootstrap3base theme. Read More

Moodle 2.9 code freezed, QA begins 13 April

April 7th, 2015

Moodle 2.9 the upcoming version is ready to get set go for the QA testing as its code freezes on 06 April. The QA testing for Moodle 2.9 will start from 13th of April and after passing all the tests the stable release will be available from 11th of May. Read More

Moodle Developers: Contribution guide for beginners

April 2nd, 2015

In a recent post on Moodle forums one of the new developer asked about help regarding the contribution guide for beginners. Many fellow moodlers posted a lot of useful tips out of which I am sharing few useful ones: Read More

Download your Moodle 2.9 Development version Now!

March 25th, 2015

If you are a Moodle Plugin developer or a Moodle Theme designer then you can download the development version of Moodle 2.9 to check out your plugins and themes and make them compatible for the Moodle 2.9 version.

Moodle 2.9 which is scheduled to be released on 11 May 2015, is available for all the developers and designers two months in advance (Non-Production site version) for testing and adjust their plugins and themes according to the changes. Read More

Moodle 2.9: New quiz feature

March 22nd, 2015

In a recent post on forum Tim Hunt posted a thread about the new improvements done in the moodle Quiz. Nearly about two years ago, Tim Hunt proposed some improvements to the Moodle quiz edit page. ( Read More

Block – Course Status Tracker updated for Moodle 2.5 onwards

March 11th, 2015

Recently one of the popular blocks on the Moodle plugins database “Course Status Tracker” was updated to a new version compatible for Moodle 2.5 to Moodle 2.8 by the maintainer 3i Logic LMS.

Block – course status tracker is a plugin which shows the number and list of enrolled courses and completed courses. It also shows the number of courses which are in progress. Read More