Mahara is a Supported portfolio creation tool where students can track their progress overtime and present their achievements and experience in an accessible platform.


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An open-source, full-featured web application for building electronic portfolios, Mahara offers students tools for collaboration, customisation, evidence gathering and more.

It’s designed to help learners track their progress and achievements; and to share them with others. Educators can use the system to track students achievements and help them reach their goals.

You can learn more about the system at

Can I use it?

This tool is marked as Supported in the Teaching and Learning Ecosystem document, meaning while it may not integrate perfectly with Aula and may or may not use Single Sign on, it’s generally available to staff for teaching and learning. If you’re not sure how to get started, you can contact the Learning Enhancement Team to find out more.

Firewall Status: Safe  This tool is likely to work for learners in countries with more restrictive firewalls

What can I do with it?


  • Noah Mitchell

    I work at Coventry University's Disruptive Media Learning Lab where I focus on digital projects such as Coventry.Domains. I'm passionate about digital fluency, design and user experience.

Updated on April 8, 2021

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