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Note: This page describes a new project started in 2017. For the legacy mechanism of inter-connecting multiple Moodle and Mahara sites into a network, please see the MNet page.

Check out the draft Project MoodleNet whitepaper

What is MoodleNet?

MoodleNet core features (click to enlarge)
MoodleNet as part of the wider Moodle ecosystem (click to enlarge)

Project MoodleNet is currently described by Martin Dougiamas, CEO of Moodle as, "a new open social media platform for educators, focussed on professional development and open content". MoodleNet will be an integral part of the Moodle ecosystem. We'll be building out this page as the project develops.

Project MoodleNet will contain features such as the following, listed in suggested order of development:

  • Identity and reputation
  • Messaging
  • Activity feed
  • Access to openly-licensed resources
  • Crowdfunding

For more details, please see the draft white paper or this slide-based overview (Jan 2017)

Project MoodleNet will be built according to the following principles. The links below take you to a blog post unpacking each one:


There are many options for keeping up-to-date with Project MoodleNet:

  • Blog - official project updates by the team
  • Discussion forum - a place to discuss and debate the various aspects of the project
  • Telegram channel - smaller updates about the project (also provides notifications when blog posts are published)


To keep track of work on the project we are using Trello cards linked to JIRA issues: