• With Sakai, you’re in good company. Sakai 10 is even better.

    A lot of great universities use Sakai.

    The Sakai project is the learning environment of choice for 350+ choice colleges and universities around the world. The new Sakai 10 release adds even more possibility to what can be done with Sakai.

    Sakai 10

  • Education is a global endeavor. So is Sakai.

    Sakai is a truly global solution backed by a truly global community.

    The Sakai community spans six continents and 15 countries, with Sakai available in more than 20 languages.

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  • Many institutions. Many faces. Many instructional styles. One Sakai.

    Sakai offers tremendous flexibility around look and feel, functionality, capabilities, etc. It can do pretty much whatever you want an LMS to do.

    By design, every institution makes Sakai its own. From look-and-feel to feature-function, the versatility is refreshing.

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  • How should technology enrich learning? That’s up to you.

    Educators are doing remarkable things with Sakai.

    Valencian Internacional University’s award-winning ICT in Education uses Sakai to help educators reimagine what’s possible with technology-enabled learning.

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  • Virginia Tech Sakai Story

    Faculty and Institutions Innovate with Sakai tools.

    The Pathways to Success program uses Sakai ePortfolio tools in an innovative way to balance large-scale institutional assessment with student-centered pedagogy and curriculum that is rooted within the disciplines.

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“Sakai provides us with the flexibility we need to offer a learning management system to support the teaching methodology at Oxford University. We can include best of breed products from other sources too, to offer a cutting edge platform for online learning.”

– Dr Stuart Lee, Deputy CIO, University of Oxford


Current Release

Sakai 10.4 release highlights include:

  • 51 fixes (compared with 10.3)
  • Admin documentation added to online help
  • Updated Chinese translations
  • No Security fixes (only one new non-critical security issue reported)

Previous Releases

Sakai 10.3 release highlights include:

  • About 200 fixes (compared with 10.2)
  • Eight Security fixes
  • Updates in Lessons, Samigo Test and Quizzes, Assignments, Gradebook

Sakai 10.2 release highlights include:

  • About 70 fixes (compared with 10.1)
  • Several Security fixes
  • Oracle conversion script fix

Sakai 10.1 release highlights include:

  • About 200 fixes or updates(compared with 10.0)
  • Elastic Search upgrade from 0.9.0 to 1.1.2 and removal of legacy Search
  • IMS Common Cartridge 1.3 support within Lessons. This makes IMS CC in Sakai capable of exchanging data with Moodle, Blackboard, and Canvas.
  • Security - over a dozen security fixes.
  • Accessibility - close to a dozen Accessibility fixes.
  • Translations and i18n improvements - A number of updates to French and Chinese translations and about 1 1/2 dozen internationalization fixes including full i18n support in the Peer review feature of Lessons.
  • Assignments tool - Improved handling of deleted groups in the Assignments tool. Basic validation to Single Uploaded File option to prevent students submitting an empty assignment.
  • Forums tool - Performance improvement in Forums. Significant fixes to Forum Rank feature
  • Gradebook row highlighting, for easier grading.
  • Online Help - Ability to remove an entire help category (like OSP).

Sakai 10.0 release contains many improvements. Here are a few:

  • Scalability and performance Improvements, including distributed cacheing, providing support for JCache/JSR-107
  • Updated Security Improvements
  • Two new tools which help with scheduling of events (such as office hours) and delegated access
  • IMS LTI 2.0 - first learning system with support for the latest LTI spec. Makes integration with external tools easy.
  • Major improvements to Assignments, Test and Quizzes, Gradebook, Syllabus, Lessons (aka LessonBuilder)
  • Mobile device support improved through the addition and upgrade of robust APIs.

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  • Current Release

    Sakai 10 builds on the solid work of the Sakai 2.9.3 release. We have two new tool contributions, better support for audio and video using HTML 5, infrastructure improvements, about 50 security fixes, performance improvements, a number of new features, and close to 2,000 fixes!

  • Features

    The Sakai project provides a flexible and feature-rich environment for teaching, learning, research and other collaboration. As an open source software suite developed by its adopter community, the Sakai project continually evolves in step with the needs of the students, faculty members and organizations it serves. 

    Colleges, universities, governments and other organizations deploy Sakai’s rich toolset to expand the possibilities for technology-enabled learning across many facets of the educational experience.

  • How Open Works

    Sakai is a community that exists to enhance teaching, learning, collaboration and research. Sakai is also a solution developed by this community, with the goal of providing a robust and truly community-driven alternative to proprietary learning systems. When you adopt Sakai, you are using software this community makes freely available, and we encourage you to join with others in making the solution better for everyone.

Current Adopters of Sakai

  • Hiram College
  • University of Florida
  • Pepperdine University
  • Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale
  • Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts
  • Instituto Politecnico de Braganca
  • Hosei University, ITRCsheet
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Lake Erie College
  • KoçSistem
  • Chariho Regional School District
  • Illinois State University
  • Marist College
  • University of California, Davis
  • EU-Asia Link Program
  • Duke University
  • The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
  • University of Melbourne
  • eTech Ohio
  • Performance Learning Systems
  • Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Washington State University, Vancouver
  • Sakai Quebec
  • Boston University, School of Management