Synergy Learning will be at the Belfast Hilton on Friday 11th March for the Northern Ireland leg of the ICT for Education conferences. While we’re there we will be exhibiting our wares, and as always will be keen to speak to people who are interested in the benefits of Open Source Software and the implications it has on elearning. Moodle … Read More

BETT 2011 Stand N2 12-15 January 2011 Olympia, London Synergy Learning is looking forward to next week when we get to exhibit our wares at the world’s largest education technology event. BETT brings together the leading names in innovative education technology, new elearning organisations and the global teaching and learning community from early years to universities. This will be the … Read More

It’s said so often (and I’m not afraid of a good cliché so I am going to say it as well) where did the year go? It seems like yesterday since I was walking through the doors of Synergy Learning for the first time and since I was sitting down to my first blog post. In fact it was a … Read More

Synergy Learnings Senior Network Engineer, Peter Hinds, has been locked away in his office for the last few weeks, tirelessly building our new hosting platform. Synergy Learning host Moodle and Mahara sites for a number of clients, from individual trainers to large universities and organisations. I managed to catch up with Peter to find out what he was up to … Read More

The Release Candidate of Mahara 1.3 is out now, with a load of new features, improved features and bug fixes.  In order to get the final release of 1.3 out as quickly as possible the Mahara team need users to test the release candidate and report any bugs they come across. You can expect the following new features in Mahara … Read More

I found this short animation about Mahara and thought it was a nice, simple introduction.  Created by Southampton Solent University for the Mahara Community.

Mahara is an eportfolio system that works in tandem with Moodle.  Like Moodle, Mahara is an open source software with developer support available through it’s own community and peer support available through blogs, wikis etc. Why use Mahara?   As an online portfolio, Mahara is a place to store institutional and personal learning articles or ‘artefacts’.  Students can use these … Read More

I want to give you a very quick overview of what we do at Synergy Learning. Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) and ePortfolios have become increasingly important in education with Moodle and Mahara emerging as the front-runners for flexibility and cost saving. Since 1997 Synergy Learning has concentrated on developing content for online learning and have worked to become the leading … Read More

Hello and welcome to my first post on the Synergy Learning blog.  I am relatively new to the world of eLearning so I will be using this blog to keep you informed of my own discoveries as I go along. Don’t worry though; I am surrounded by experts in Moodle, Mahara and content development for online learning, so for those … Read More