Why use it?

All Moodle courses come with an Announcements forum which teachers can use to notify students of important events and information. Messages are posted to the forum and sent as emails to each student.

Note: Announcements provides a useful one-way communication tool for teachers and staff but are not suitable if you wish to develop a discussion with students. For discussion forums, add a Forum activity.

Step 1: Add an Announcement

Click the Announcements link on the course page and Add a new topic.


Type a Subject, enter the Message content, add any Attachments and Post to forum.

Tip: Announcements are also available for future reference via the Latest News block (if it has been added to your course).