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This repository is for software developers wishing to contribute to Kolibri. If you are looking for help installing, configuring and using Kolibri, please refer to the User Guide.

What is Kolibri?

Kolibri Learning Platform: the offline-first platform for teaching and learning with technology without requiring the Internet.

Developed with and for the community by Learning Equality.

How can I use it?

Kolibri is available for download from our website.

How do I get help or give feedback?

You can ask questions, make suggestions, and report issues in the community forums.

If you have found a bug and are comfortable using Github and Markdown, you can create a Github issue following the instructions in the issue template.

How can I contribute?

  1. 📙 Skim through the Developer documentation to understand where to refer later on.
  2. 💻 Follow the Getting started to set up your development server. Some of the How To Guides may be handy too.
  3. 🔍 Search for issues tagged as help wanted or good first issue.
  4. 🗣️ Ask us for an assignment in the comments of an issue you've chosen. Please request assignment of a reasonable amount of issues at a time. Once you finish your current issue or two, you are welcome to ask for more.

❓ Where to ask questions

  • For anything development related, refer to the Developer documentation at first. Some answers may already be there.
  • For questions related to a specific issue or assignment requests, use the corresponding issue's comments section.
  • Visit GitHub Discussions to ask about anything related to contributing or to troubleshoot development server issues.

👥 How to connect

  • We encourage you to visit GitHub Discussions to connect with the Learning Equality team as well as with other contributors.
  • If you'd like to contribute on a regular basis, we are happy to invite you to our open-source community Slack channel. Get in touch with us at to receive an invitation.

🕖 Please allow us a few days to reply to your comments. If you don't hear from us within a week, reach out via GitHub Discussions.

As soon as you open a pull request, it may take us a week or two to review it as we're a small team. We appreciate your contribution and will provide feedback.

Thank you for your interest in contributing! Learning Equality was founded by volunteers dedicated to helping make educational materials more accessible to those in need, and every contribution makes a difference.