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What is MOOCH?

MOOCH search for courses

MOOCH is the Open Community Hub - - a directory of courses for download or to enrol in.

How do we get onto MOOCH?

There are two ways to get onto MOOCH:

  • EITHER go to
  • OR ensure your Moodle site is registered with MOOCH in Settings > Site administration > Registration then add the Community finder block to courses on your site

How do we publish courses to MOOCH?

Managers (and any other users with the capability moodle/course:publish) can publish courses to MOOCH as follows:

  1. Go to Settings > Course administration > Publish
  2. Then choose whether you wish to your course to be available for people to enrol in or to download
1. Publish link
2. Choosing the publish method

See Publishing a course for more details.

How can a teacher publish courses to MOOCH?

To enable teachers to publish courses to MOOCH, an administrator needs to allow the capability moodle/course:publish for the teacher role. See Publishing a course for details.

Are there any criteria which courses must satisfy in order to be listed on MOOCH?

Yes, just a few! See the MOOCH Course approval criteria.

How long does it take for a course to be approved and visible on MOOCH?

We aim to check and approve courses within 48 hours, though it can sometimes take a little longer, so please be patient. Courses for download undergo a virus scan before being manually checked. Courses for enrolling in are manually checked.

If you require your course to be approved urgently, please contact the MOOCH admin (MOOCH login required).