AutoEnrol for Moodle 2.7

There’s been lots of questions and interest in AutoEnrol ever since Moodle 2.6 came out. I’ve now got some time to put together an updated version and there are a few new functions in Moodle which I want to take advantage of in the next release. My plan is to release an updated version with Moodle 2.7 compatibility in the next few weeks.

As for the longer term picture with AutoEnrol, I originally developed the plugin because I felt cohorts did not offer a flexible enough mechanism for getting users onto a course quickly. Since then cohort functionality and efficiency has improved greatly, and I am wondering whether it would be better to build a mechanism for dynamically populating cohorts so that they can be added to a course.

I’m keen to hear thoughts on this and will probably fire up a discussion on the Moodle forums soon. If you have any thoughts you would like to share now please do leave a comment for me here!


Hi Folks,

It’s been a tough 12 months and I’ve been pretty much flat out throughout. I mainly want to apologise for disappearing from the Moodle community, there have been a lot of people trying to get in touch and I just haven’t the energy to keep up with you all.

This weekend is a big milestone as the major Totara project I have been heading up over the past year is days away from launching, and I am now looking forward to getting more involved in the Moodle community once again. I’ll have more to say on that front soon!

Stay tuned 🙂