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7 Important Considerations When Choosing an LMS

by Ray Lawrence | Mar 15, 2018 | LMS, lms success, what is an LMS

There are hundreds of learning management system (LMS) options out there and it can be hard to know which is right for you. Perhaps you’re worried that you’ll spend more than you need to. Or maybe you’ve already tried an LMS and it hasn’t worked out. It’s frustrating.

You have to weigh up the[...]

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10 Reasons to love Moodle infographic

Our long-standing blog followers may remember that we produced a blog a few years ago on why we love Moodle. As our name suggests, we are renown for delivering expert Moodle services since we began in 2004. Despite since extending our service offering and also now deliver expert services to many[...]

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HowToMoodle's Essential eLearning Podcast on Soundcloud

We're delighted to announce the launch of our new podcast channel; 'The Essential eLearning Podcast'.

Each episode of The Essential eLearning Podcast will treat you to an in-depth conversation between Moodle and Totara Learn LMS experts. Drawing on our experiences, we'll give you practical tips[...]

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Information Security training provider gains competitive edge with multi-tenancy Totara Learn solution

Yellow Room Learning are a global provider of information security awareness training, who sought after an LMS that could support their expanding company and make them stand out in their competitive market.

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HowToMoodle increases security with Cyber Essentials Plus certification

We are delighted to announce our recent ‘Cyber Essentials Plus’ certification.

The ‘Cyber Essentials’ scheme, backed by the National Cyber Security Centre, addresses the most common Internet-based threats to cyber security, which include hacking, phishing and password guessing.

The ‘Cyber[...]

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Totara Learn Theme of the month - Yellow Room Learning

In our latest theme of the month I spoke to Ben Hancock, Managing Director at Yellow Room Learning regarding the Design It theme we created for the company as part of a wider project delivery.

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Moodle Plugin Review - Course Completed Enrolment

This week we’ve reviewed the Course completed enrolment plugin – a Moodle plugin that helps automate/assist the enrolment process on a Moodle site.

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Theme of the month - MOL's Moodle Theme

We recently spoke to MOL’s Product Director, Paul Rogers, regarding the Moodle theme we created for their site.

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Totara Learn and GDPR - How to check if you can comply with GDPR

by Ray Lawrence | Feb 02, 2018 | Totara news, GDPR, Totara learn

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will take effect on 25th May 2018.

If you are unfamiliar with GDPR, the guide at the Information Commissioner’s Office website is a good starting point:


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10 Highlights from Learning Technologies 2018

I really enjoyed attending Learning Technologies 2018 in London Olympia. I was there to see what’s happening in all worlds of e-learning systems, talk to fellow Totara and Moodle partners and to attend some of the free seminars, as recommended by Fosway’s Kate Graham on LinkedIn. Wish I could be[...]

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