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Brightspace for Higher Education in South Africa

Brightspace is the learning platform built for people who care deeply about helping all learners reach their potential.

Enabling digital transformation in higher education in South Africa

A global leader in online learning, D2L is the creator of Brightspace, the world’s first integrated learning platform. Millions of learners and academics in educational institutions around the world count on Brightspace to deliver reliable technology that helps put learners first, enhances teaching success, and improve learning outcomes while partnering with a learning expert.

Brightspace is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS) built by educators, for educators that work on any device. It is a secure, reliable platform that lets you create engaging courses using your technology to fit your needs. With Brightspace, you can easily set up individualised learning paths for your learners, keep them on track with automated nudges, give them personalised feedback and engage them through gamification, social tools, video and other powerful features.

Brightspace responsive platform in tablet, laptop and mobile phone

Trust in reliable and secure technology.

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A best-in-class mobile experience.

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Focus on the pedagogy, not the platform.

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Future proof your strategy with the right partner.

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Personalise the learning experience

Make sure all learners reach their full potential with personalized learning from Brightspace.

Quickly and easily set up individualized learning paths. Allow learners to learn on their terms, proceed through content at their own pace, and access learning from any device.

Easily deliver personalized feedback to keep learners motivated, on track, and engaged with automated nudges.

Set up rules to manage enrollments for things like study groups—all based on a learner’s activities within courses.

Increase learner engagement by making it easy for students to connect with one another and discover achievements by displaying each learner’s picture and profile throughout the system.

Use portfolios to reflect on learning, showcase growth, and celebrate achievements.

Identify and track high-risk learners and let Brightspace proactively alert you when it’s time to step in and offer help.

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