About NewSchool Learning

NewSchool Learning is a small design shop founded by Patrick Malley - the Themes Manager for Moodle.org. We are one of four businesses in the United States to be endorsed by Moodle as an official Moodle Partner.

The Company

NewSchool Learning designs and codes simple, attractive, and usable Moodle themes based on current web standards. All of our themes are hand coded and rigorously tested so they'll look good on all major browsers.

To learn more about what we do, check out our portfolio, or send us a message. We'd love to hear about your project and share ideas on how we could improve the look of your site.

The Partnership

As a Moodle Partner, NewSchool Learning contributes professional services, code enhancements, bug fixes, and designs to the Moodle core. By choosing to use our products and services, you help to ensure that Moodle can grow and evolve into a stronger, better looking platform.


This site was designed and coded by hand on a Mac, using Coda, CSSEdit, and Fireworks. The content that you see is delivered via ExpressionEngine. Hosting is provided by our friends at Ion Web Services.

Patrick Malley / Owner

Patrick MalleyPatrick has been designing websites for over 10 years. He started NewSchool Learning in 2007 to justify his obsession with untangling Moodle code. Today, he is a world leader in attractive Moodle design.

John Stabinger / Developer

John is a master at turning any web design into an attractive, functional Moodle theme.

He brings to NewSchool Learning a passion for both web design and Moodle. With experience working in the corporate, collegiate, and public educational arenas, he has a knack for viewing projects from the perspective of what our clients need.

Olivia Freeman / People

Olivia FreemanOlivia handles all our incoming correspondence and works in close liaison with Patrick & John to ensure a quality theme and experience is delivered to everyone we work with, every time.

Prior to joining NewSchool Learning, Olivia worked at a large international law firm where she managed all aspects of Attorney Development. At the law firm, she supported the needs of over 900 attorneys while coordinating, marketing, and executing all in-house attorney training.

Olivia's coordination allows us to create better themes for more clients in less time.