Community forum

We invite you to join VerdantLearn’s community forum, which is where our collaborative learning happens

The community forum is public, so you will be able to read other people’s posts without signing in. However, you will need to create an account if you want to:

  • Discuss what you’re learning on this course
  • Ask for help if you get stuck
  • Report errors or make suggestions for improvement
  • Submit course assignments
  • Be eligible for a certificate of course completion

Join the community

Follow these steps so you’re ready to participate when the course begins:

  1. Create an account at - click on the ‘Sign up’ button, top right
  2. You’ll be invited by discobot :robot: to complete a brief tutorial on using Discourse, the open source software our community is based upon
  3. Edit your profile:
    1. Add a picture of yourself to appear beside your posts :camera:
    2. Add a description to help others get to know you :wave:
    3. Add your location so we can see how our community is distributed across the globe :earth_africa:

You’ll be invited to introduce yourself at the beginning of Module 1

To access your Discourse profile:

  • Click on your avatar image (top-right) > Preferences (little person icon) and choose Profile from the left-hand menu
    Discourse menu - Profile
  • OR paste this url into your browser and substitute your own user name:

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