The Canvas Learning Management Platform

Empowering Everyone to Learn Together

Meet Canvas, the world's favourite open, extensible learning ecosystem for institutions of all sizes. With Canvas, admins and educators can easily integrate the systems and apps they need to support every student, at every stage, in any learning environment.


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The State of Student Success and Engagement in Higher Education

Over 7,000 current students, admins, and faculty in 13 countries share insights on what defines student success, the impact of COVID-19, and how to engage students in today's evolving educational landscape. Learn More


Report: Aim Higher - Recovery and Regrowth in Higher Education

Few businesses are immune to the damaging economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis, and Britain's universities, which usually navigate through recessions virtually unscathed, appear to be particularly hard hit by the pandemic. Read this new report produced by Instructure & CEBR to learn more.

Make Learning Engaging, Inspiring, and Lifelong


Higher & Further Education

Canvas is the most-used LMS, voted #1 by both students and educators. And it's not just the most adopted; it has the highest retention rate and top-ranked implementation services and support. Being #1 is 100% inspired by you.



Nobody knows the unique needs of your teachers and learners as well as you. Built on openness in every way, the Canvas Learning Management Platform helps you create a custom school learning environment to scale student achievement.


Business Schools

The MBA is the #1 online graduate degree. Leading business schools rely on the Canvas to deliver a unique online learning experience—one that furthers their digital strategy and positions them to attract and retain students.

Join the World’s Leading Institutions on Your Digital Learning Journey

london business schools
said business school
technische universiteit
universidad francisco de vitoria
university of birmingham

Canvas Across the Globe

Simple. Engaging. Open. Reliable. Canvas is the learning platform of choice for higher education systems and institutions around the world. Hear from administrators, faculty, and students who describe the impact Canvas has had on adoption, engagement, and connection at their colleges and universities.


With Canvas, “Classroom” is a Concept

The Canvas Learning Management Platform provides the essential digital foundation for learning, whether students are in face-to-face, blended, or remote environments. Simple and intuitive, Canvas unites all the digital tools and content that teachers and students love, for a simpler and more connected learning experience.

A Few of the Many Ways You Can Improve Teaching and Learning With a Learning Management Platform

Higher & Further Ed

Institutional Success

Teachers, students, and institutions have all shared how Canvas has become central to the education experience. What's also become clear is that Canvas has evolved into much more than just an LMS. It's become your learning platform for education. Learn More

Improved Learning

Canvas improves teaching and learning, mobility, communication, and analytics for an all-around better educational experience. Learn More.

The Learning Management Platform that Gets Used

Canvas is the world’s preferred learning platform, designed to make teaching and learning more effective and enable great faculty to teach the way modern students want to learn. Canvas is adaptable. Reliable. Customisable. Easy to use. Mobile. Time-saving. And, perhaps most importantly, it gets used. Learn More.


Student Engagement

With Canvas, teachers can engage students in an active, modern learning experience that impacts their achievement. Learn More

Personalised Learning

Canvas gives teachers the tools to differentiate instruction for every student in an effective and scalable way. Learn More.

Equitable Access

Canvas helps districts find their highest-performing classrooms and scale their curriculums and strategies to other classrooms and schools. Learn More.


Learning Platforms Employees Love

Whether your goal is to build your "corporate university," revamp your training for better business results, or increase employee retention through meaningful career development, we have the learning platform for you. Learn More

What Makes Canvas Extra Extraordinary?

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Canvas supports custom integration with your institution's SIS as well as open LTI integrations with your favourite educational apps, so you can keep on truckin' with your favourite tools and try some exciting new ones. Openness makes Canvas (and Canvas users) stronger.

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Canvas is bolstered by one of the largest, most active, most connected user communities on the planet. They're a major source of innovation, insight, and support. They can give you tips on everything from creating your first course to bespoke software integrations.

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We partner with hundreds of likeminded edtech, service, and content providers to improve the Canvas Learning Management Platform and your teaching and learning experience. None of us is as awesome as all of us. Join the crew!

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