Kannu Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives


Cloud-based collaborative digital learning management system

4.87/5 (45 reviews)

Kannu overview

Kannu is a cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS) SaaS that represents a comprehensive learning platform designed by educators for educators. Featuring a modern design aesthetic intended to appeal to creative student users, Kannu is responsively built to perform seamlessly across desktop and mobile devices alike. The platform supports asynchronous learning to allow users the freedom to learn at their own pace, while utilizing collaboration tools such as instant messaging, discussion forums, student galleries and peer/participation assessment.

Designed to meet the needs of creative classrooms especially, Kannu promises to be equally adept as a course sales platform across multiple subject areas or deployed within business training scenarios. Small or large organizations are invited to use Kannu for serving product training materials and implementing employee onboarding programs, leveraging customizable branding and unique URLs to tailor the experience. Step by step course-authoring tools make the generation of rich learning materials more user-friendly, while multimedia file support ensures course assets and student work can be embedded painlessly.


Pricing options
Free trial
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Business size



United States, Australia, Canada, Europe

Supported languages

Kannu screenshot: Kannu is a centralized cloud-based system requiring no installation, that is fully customizable to match branding and requirementsKannu Features TourKannu screenshot: Step-by-step authoring tools enable the creation of clear and engaging course content that is automatically responsive across desktop or mobileKannu screenshot: Users are given their own Portfolio, a personal showcase that gathers together projects, skills and training progress Kannu screenshot: A built-in direct messaging system enables course participants, authors and tutors to communicate more effectivelyKannu screenshot: Course galleries facilitate the real time sharing and peer critique of work produced, embedding any type of media assetKannu screenshot: The built-in Calendar app allows users to schedule learning programmes, organize sessions and plan study time effectivelyKannu screenshot: Kannu can be customized to feature a unique URL and personalized branding to match an academy or schoolKannu screenshot: Coursework support includes the ability to detail complex coursework submissions with detailed step-by-step instructionsKannu screenshot: Course cards example, illustrating Kannu's support for asynchronous learning that lets users follow their own personal schedulesKannu screenshot: The course gallery presents available authored courses as a collection of course cards for selectionKannu is learning, completely reimagined | Kadenze

Kannu reviews


Very good

Value for money
Ease of use
Customer support
Nilesh Thomas

Intuitive and elegant UI that encourage student engagement

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-10-31
Review Source: Capterra

Blended delivery of on-campus courses with Kannu helped reduce tutorial time. It is also helping to reduce the time spent on grading standardised assessments. We rolled out bite sized online courses that cater to a large segment of learners who could not come to our campus. This helped us make education accessible and affordable.Course cards look very cool, modern and clean and is one of the most elegant course catalogue looks I've come across. Session and coursework building is simple, quick and efficient. Excellent communication features. We use the individual and group messages with students a lot. And students love to use these too since they have very familiar look and feel like popular social messaging apps. The Course Galley feature was our first step to encourage students to engage in peer assessment. The entire faculty team love the announcement feature, especially the ability to schedule any number of future announcements. We use them a lot to remind students to keep up with learning tasks, due dates, etc. All it takes is an hour at the beginning to the term to set up the entire messaging for the term (with planning of course!) Automatic grading of quizzes is a huge time saver, especially for classes with peak student numbers. We even run final exams in full automation by programming the start time, end time and fully automatic grading. In-video quizzes is simply awesome. Helps heaps to make videos into interactive learning tools with very simple quiz setup. This is a gem. And finally, the folks at Kadenze work with us (you) to solve challenges and to roll out features. Kadenze doesn't treat us like another client, we feel we are in a learning technology partnership, and that gives us the confidence to disrupt course delivery practices and effect change.

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Vicky Macleroy

MDST project making use of Kannu

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-02-03
Review Source: Capterra

This is a multilingual digital storytelling project (https://goldsmithsmdst.wordpress.com) that works with multiple schools in the UK and overseas and has as its key partners the BFI, British Museum, Museum of London and NRCSE. We have used Kannu to set up a safe shared place for schools, their teachers and students. We have been using kannu with the teachers for just over a year and we have found where teachers make the time to engage with the platform, upload sessions and keep a clear ongoing record of their work that the platform facilitates this. We have carried out regular training sessions with teachers on the use of kannu and emphasising the importance of getting their students online and critiquing and commenting on other digital stories. However, we are still finding it hard to facilitate this. At the moment teachers are more focused on the work in preparing the students in creating their digital stories and they have not given as much time to getting their students logged on and critiquing the stories of others. They have tended to do this as a group activity in the classroom where the teacher selects a range of digital stories that the children respond to orally and in small groups. We are working across a large age range from 8 - 18 years old. We also wanted to set up an e-portfolio or reflective journal on the kannu site and this is not yet possible. We set up a survey that some of the students completed but again this was hard to implement across all the schools. We have found it a very good platform but some teachers have found it hard to navigate.Easy to manage and develop.

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Mary Khan

Ali Akbar College of Music Uses Kannu

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2016-08-18
Review Source: Capterra

This is the first time we have used a product to manage our online class webinars, and we are enjoying the simplicity of the final product that our students interact with. In the past, our interaction with our students was primarily through emails, and sorting through the emails to find lessons was cumbersome. We don't actually use many of the features Kannu offers, mostly because of the size of our organization, but what we do use has streamlined our webinar interactions with the students in a very beneficial way.The setup was easy to understand because of the personal training session I received, and Kannu's customer service is amazing. When issues have arisen their response has been prompt and the follow through has been quick. They were responsive to the needs of our school and tailored a few sections the way we needed things to run. Honestly, what I like the most about Kannu is the end product. Our students are happy with it, and it has made the handling of our class webinars neat and efficient.

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Jay LeBoeuf

The future of higher education, professional training, and online learning

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2016-08-15
Review Source: Capterra

Kadenze's Kannu is an incredibly flexible business model and versatile platform. We were looking for a solid tool to build our own portal for Real Industry's educational content and also white label the platform for prospective industry partners. Kadenze said 'no problem.' Did I mention that we're a small non-profit - not a Fortune 500 company or a major University? My students have found their courseware 'refreshing and pleasant to use.' The product design is clean and intuitive for both viewing and completing assignments. The dashboards for educators are simplified and user friendly - no user manual required to update, create assignments, view grades and performance analytics. I use this platform for teaching at top universities (Stanford, University of Michigan, NYU,...) but also have portals for running academic workshops, small group tutoring, and even corporate training! Interface, support, and team behind the product

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Michael Bryant

I have moved all my courses to the Kannu LMS, and for good reasons!

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-05-18
Review Source: Capterra

The Kannu LMS is a great tool for me and my students. From the creation of the course to the final student evaluations, this platform helps me to help my students. The process of setting up a course on Kannu makes me be thoughtful about what I want to the students to learn and how I plan on guiding then through that process. But the platform is flexible enough to add material that is unexpected, unplanned or even material discovered by my students. The ease of uploading reading material, linking to any all media types and promoting discovery through online discussions means I can have a plan but that we, myself and most importantly, my students, are not locked into trajectory that seemed right in September, but needed adjusting by October. The fact that I can copy a course from past semesters to upcoming semesters means that over time the resources grow and can be curated as fast as my course's subject matter evolves.

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Kannu pricing

Pricing options
Free trial
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User-based subscription, request a quote via the website.

Kannu features

Activity Dashboard
Assessment Management
Calendar Management
Course Authoring
Course Catalog
Customizable Branding
Learning Management

API (64 other apps)
Activity Tracking (42 other apps)
Attendance Management (60 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (58 other apps)
Communication Management (46 other apps)
Customizable Reporting (45 other apps)
Data Import/Export (50 other apps)
Electronic Payments (40 other apps)
Progress Tracking (45 other apps)
Records Management (56 other apps)
Registration Management (48 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (64 other apps)
Time & Attendance Tracking (54 other apps)

Security and privacy


Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options

Data policy

Data backup in multiple locations/GEO regions
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Category Leaders ranking


#19 in Learning Management System (LMS)

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Additional information for Kannu

Key features of Kannu

  • Testing / assessments
  • K-12
  • Post secondary
  • Course tracking
  • Course library
  • Mobile learning
  • Video conferencing
  • Corporate / business
  • Academic / education
  • Social learning
  • Gradebook
  • Classroom management
  • Employee training
  • Training companies
  • Customizable branding
  • Custom landing page
  • Authentication & security
  • Custom URL
  • Course authoring
  • Instant messaging
  • Online forums
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Media galleries
  • Activity dashboard
  • Engagement analytics
  • User Portfolios
  • Single sign on
  • eCommerce integration
  • Calendar management
  • Multimedia support
  • Mobile integration
  • Student galleries
  • LTI integration
  • SIS integration
  • Announcements
  • Peer assessments
  • Video support
  • Surveys & feedback
  • Collaboration tools
  • Certification tracking
  • Video conferencing
  • Employee onboarding
  • Learning management
  • eLearning management
  • Self-learning
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Kannu users receive a dedicated learning portal that is customized to meet specific requirements, with personalized re-branding, unique URL naming and custom tools.

The platform promises intuitive step-by-step course authoring tools, while learning content can be managed and sold via integrated eCommerce features.

Collaboration features promote a shared experience within an asynchronous learning model, inviting students and tutors to communicate through built-in direct messaging, discussion forums and announcements threads.

Active learning tools support skills development with peer assessments and surveys for sharing feedback, while user engagement is stimulated via student galleries and showcase portfolios.

Kannu's own analytics into user behavior, participation and engagement offers actionable insights into curriculum performance within dashboard reports.