Life on the edge of the moodleverse


Iain Checkland develops LIONeL – a moodle based, highly customised VLE/MIS system – for King George V School, Hong Kong (

He is also the technical consultant on the English Schools Foundation ( VLE project which delivers and maintains a moodle based platform to 20 schools [and 3 kindergartens] in Hong Kong

This keeps him off the streets and generally out of mischief …


2 responses to “About

  1. Jacqui Land 29/02/2012 at 06:19

    Hi Iain,
    I really like how you have linked / are using social networking. Would it be possible for you to let me know and / or point me in the right direction to find out how we can set up a similar thing on our site. In particular how we can push information out to Facebook.

  2. drcheckers 01/03/2012 at 15:07

    Hi Jacqui
    Not sure how helpful I can be here.
    I used a facebook plugin tool called RSS Graffiti which was able to suck twitter posts from a specified user into a facebook ‘fan’ page.
    The bit that required custom coding inside php/moodle was the posting of tweets from our moodle to twitter. This requires establishment of an OAuth authentication token.
    I typed something like ‘php twitter oauth api’ into google to get a starting point …
    Hope that helps

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