Moodle is updated on December 27th, 2019

Moodle will be upgraded to version 3.7 on December 27th, 2019, from 8 AM to 4 PM. During this time, Moodle is closed and cannot be logged into. The update may not take the whole day, but the time is reserved as a precaution to prepare for potential update issues and fixes.

New features in Moodle 3.7

  • Forum: Inline editing, star and sort discussions.
  • Forum: Teachers can add a private reply in a forum and can manually lock discussions.

  • Messaging: Improved interface and your own private space.
  • Messaging: Teachers can delete conversations in groups.

  • Assignment: Students and teachers can delete assignment file submissions.
  • Quiz: Change your mind and remove your choice in a multiple choice quiz question.
  • Backups: Asynchronous backups in the background while doing other tasks.
  • Read more Moodle 3.7 new features.

Other changes in the default settings

  • Course settings: In new courses hidden sections are completely invisible from students.
  • Grades: By default, the user report will only show grade and feedback columns.
  • Workshop: Students can’t see the names of authors and reviewers, i.e. the reviewing is totally anonymous.

Contact us

  • You can ask questions and give feedback about the update at
  • More Moodle guides: MoodleDocs
  • See upcoming Moodle trainings in SAP Suffeli.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2020!

Best regards,
Moodle Team
University of Helsinki