Moodle the most popular VLE?

Over at the EffectiveICT.co.uk Forum, Andrew Field made an interesting post which brought my attention to the situation of VLE (Virtual Learning Environments) within UK schools. The Open-Source and pedagogically-sound Moodle VLE seems to gaining traction – and with minimal advertising!

VLE comparison - primary

VLE comparison - secondary

As you can see, according to research by Becta, Moodle is the most popular VLE in use in secondary schools and the third most popular in primary schools. This makes it, overall, the post popular VLE in UK schools. ┬áIf you’re interested in the ways you can use Moodle within your school, get in touch with edte.ch for some advice. You may also be interested in a blog about how one English Local Authority is rolling out Moodle. :)


About Doug Belshaw

Open Educational Thinkerer. Consultant focusing on #digilit & #openbadges. Previously: @mozilla / @jisc / school senior leader / #historyteacher.

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