Webinar Agenda

We would like to invite you to join us on a free webinar, in which Moodle experts Dave Foord and Samuel Godbehere provide advice and tips on the process of updating Moodle from 3 to 4.1 seamlessly. This includes coverage of the testing process, pitfalls to be aware of, and the need to update PHP in parallel with Moodle.

The webinar 'The Road to Moodle 4.1 with Overt Software' will be held on

Date: Monday, 6th March 2023
Time: 10.30 a.m. GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) | 45-60 minutes including Q&A

During the webinar we will be covering: 

  • Introduction of Overt Software and A6 Training & Consultancy
  • Why PHP 7.4 needa to be updated and why this matters to librarians/VLAs
  • Why Moodle needs to be updated and the implications of that for security, plugins, and themes
  • Guidance on smoothly upgrading from Moodle 3.9/3.10/3.11 to 4.1 using a test moodle
  • Advice on Moodle accessibility and usability
  • Q&A
  • Moodle health check giveaway!

Webinar Speakers

Dave Foord, VLE Consultant for A6 Training and Consultancy

Dave Foord 

Dave Foord works freelance, mainly supporting organisations with their use of Moodle. This includes; initial consultation to help choose a platform, Setting up and managing the VLE, Content creation, Staff training and other front end development work. Dave is a qualified and experienced teacher (FE & HE) who used VLEs effectively in his teaching, and was one of the early pioneers in this area of work. He has been using Moodle from it’s very early days, and has supported dozens of different organisations over the years including Colleges, Universities, Charities, Private companies, Government Agencies and Sport Governing bodies.

Sam Godbehere

VLE Operations Team Leader | Overt Software Solutions

Samuel Godbehere has been working with Moodle at Overt Software for over 6 years primarily supporting a variety of customers in their deployment and usage of Moodle. This includes the initial set-up of Moodle software, the secure baseline of the LAMP stack server on which Moodle will sit, migrating customers existing Moodle deployments to an Overt cloud server as well as accomodating any bespoke solutions they may have already, as well as supporting requested bespoke solutions as they are developed. This also includes guiding customers through the testing and upgrade process of Moodle software. He also has knowledge and experience working with a variety of other software adjacent to Moodle such as Mahara, BigBlueButton and WordPress.

Sam Godbehere, VLE Operations Team Leader for Overt Software Solutions