• Award-winning eportfolio, e-assessment and personalised tutoring technology.

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PebblePad for Higher Education

PebblePad is an award-winning personal learning and assessment system. We've spent the last 10 years building powerful eportfolio, e-assessment, and personal tutoring spaces and below you’ll find some of the reasons why PebblePad is now one of the most widely used systems of its kind, ensuring universities help their students experience better ways to evidence the skills needed for today's competitive world.



We've notched up more than 10 years’ experience implementing PebblePad’s eportfolio, learning, and assessment technologies across leading institutions.

Personalised feedback

PebblePad's unique approach to timely, personalised feedback engages students and improves performance and retention.

Advanced assessment

PebblePad offers powerful tools for designing robust, authentic assessment in line with an institution's processes, and reporting on progress.



Support for multiple activities makes PebblePad technology hugely cost-effective when embedded at the heart of an institution's learning culture.

External assessors

External experts can easily be given secure access to submitted work to contribute and add value to the entire assessment process.

Simple licensing

No complex pricing models, no hidden costs - just simple, straightforward licensing for PebblePad as a cloud-hosted solution.


Lifelong learning

All PebblePad users can transfer their content to a free personal account when graduating, encouraging lifelong learning and seamless transition from education to career.

Learning without limits

PebblePad's versatility to support learning anywhere and on any device, offers limitless possibilities to develop graduates who are better equipped for their careers.

Flexible eportfolios

Recording evidence of learning is one thing. Bringing it together in a beautiful, shareable format is another. PebblePad makes the whole process easy.

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Our eportfolio tools are world-beating.

"PebblePad eportfolios stand out as little jewels of creativity and, most importantly, they can be designed by any user, without the need for specialised skills."

Robert Chmielewski. The University of Edinburgh

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Deliver value through versatility.

From eportfolio creation to the delivery of interactive learning content to the design of competency frameworks, powerful authentic assessment and personalised feedback, PebblePad offers a single, cost-effective solution for multiple agendas.
Here's how PebblePad is being used in Higher Education ...

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Learning, Teaching & Assessment
Professional Skills
Data from PebblePad customer survey September 2013

We're revolutionising the way people design learning.

"PebblePad Workbooks really are a favourite feature of mine. Workbooks make it quick and easy to make interactive materials."                                      

Gary Elliott. E-Learning and New Media Developer. University of Central Lancashire.

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I can say that the support provided by PebblePad is great, tailored to an institution's needs, flexible, and thorough. These guys really know their products and having the technical side covered by PebblePad, given that they host the data, makes things so easy.

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We'll help you see what really matters.

"The reporting features in PebblePad have blown us away in how we can show graphically the stage where students are, specifically in relation to clinically accredited courses."

Jacqui Patten, Edith Cowan University.


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More than 92% of our customers would recommend our technology to another institution. Take your first step and contact us today and find out why.


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Integrated so you can get busy innovating

Support for the latest interoperability standards (LTI), off-the-shelf integration with Blackboard and Moodle, and the ability to connect to existing information systems, helps you quickly put PebblePad at the heart of your learning culture so you can get busy innovating.


Our Higher Education case studies


Supporting Graduate Attributes

Discover how the University of the Sunshine Coast uses PebblePad to support learning and reflection during group tasks and provides a meaningful context for engaging with the university Graduate Attributes.

Striking the right chord

The University of Sydney’s initial idea to use an ePortfolio to record evidence against graduating teaching standards for students studying in the Bachelor of Music (Music Education) has blossomed into a richer and pedagogically robust process for supporting teacher development.

Driving employability

How students at Charles Sturt University use PebblePad to develop reflective practice, compile evidence of learning and competence, and produce compelling professional showcase portfolios for employers.

Designing a framework to support a 'living' appraisal.

The University of Cumbria needed a way to modify paper-based appraisal processes with an electronic platform that could provide a 'living' appraisal and CPD framework. PebblePad’s flexible platform was viewed as being the perfect fit.

Supporting employability

For Swansea University, the development of employability skills is seen as vital for its students. PebblePad was chosen to provide a scalable solution for supporting the university's employability award by encouraging a cycle of continuous and deep learning.

Managing large-scale e-assessment

PebblePad helps the University of Wolverhampton deliver a sophisticated system for module leaders to manage large-scale, complex tutor-student groups efficiently, and improve the quality, consistency, and ease with which feedback can be delivered.