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Padlet staff guide

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Padlet is best described as an online noticeboard or digital canvas.

Padlet is typically used in education to facilitate collaborative activities for students, however it can also support independent study. Contributions are anonymous by default, encouraging student engagement.

This collection of Padlet guides has been carefully curated with the Warwick teaching community in mind. We hope you find it helpful.

Workshops and training

The Digital Learning Team offers Padlet workshops and training sessions throughout the academic year.

There is currently nothing scheduled, however please check our events calendar for future dates.

Padlet news: Spring 2024 upgrade

Padlet's latest upgrade includes AI-guided discussion boards, auto-remake links, add images to comments, and improvements to digital accessibility.

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Digital accessibility in Padlet

Please be aware that Padlet is not fully accessible. Find out more at Padlet's accessibility statement.

Before using Padlet, you might consider whether another, more accessible tool is available which also meets your learning and teaching objectives.

Getting started



A brief overview of Padlet. Find out how it can be used to support learning and teaching at Warwick, and how students can engage with it.

Logging in

Warwick pays for an institutional Padlet licence, so you can benefit from additional features compared with the free version.

The dashboard

Create new padlets, access padlets you've already made, and find out about new features.

All conveniently located in the dashboard when you log in.

Creating and sharing


Create a padlet

Creating a padlet has never been easier. Either start from scratch or use a pre-made template if you need some inspiration.

Add a post to a padlet

Once the padlet has been created, you and your students can add a range of content.

You might add a couple of example posts or instructions to help your students get started.

Share your padlet

Sharing your padlet with students or your colleagues is simple. Just be sure to check your visitor permissions and privacy settings in the 'Share' menu first.

General information

Importing padlets from another account

If you have previously created padlets using a free account, you can import them into your Warwick account.

More information about importing padlets is available in this article by Padlet.

The Padlet app

The Padlet app is available to download in most app stores.

Please see Warwick's guide on the Padlet app for details.

Supported languages

Padlet has an international community of users and is available in many languages.

More information about supported languages is available in this article by Padlet.

Further guidance and support

We hope you found what you were looking for in these guides, but if not please rest assured help is still at hand. Please contact us at

Padlet site

The Padlet help site offers detailed guidance on a wide range of features.

The Padlet blog is also a helpful source of information for those looking to keep up to date with new and improved features to the platform.