It’s fall, which means everyone will be returning to school soon if they haven’t already. This also means it’s time for schools and educators to get their stuff together in preparation for the new school year. What better time than now to give your school website or online course catalogue an update? We’ve collected some of our favorite education, learning and course management WordPress themes to help you get started. Just click on the theme images to learn more!
Build your best online learning site with BuddyBoss. This feature rich platform includes everything you need to create, publish and even sell your courses online. The BuddyBoss theme works seamlessly with Gutenberg and Elementor, so you can create an custom layout you might want. Plus built-in support for LearnDash means you can courses with advanced options for prerequisites, email notifications, multi-tier courses, assignment management, access expiration, and more. Other theme features include social groups, member achaivements, discussion topics, mobile ready courses, and supported integrations for popular plugins such as BuddyPress, AppBoss, WooCommerce, MemberPress, Events Calendar Pro, WP Job Manager, GamiPress and Gravity Forms.
WPLMS is one of the top selling education & LMS WordPress themes and for good reason – it’s stunning! This comprehensive e-learning and course management theme supports popular plugins including Visual Composer, BuddyPress, bbPress, WooCommerce, WP Coauthors plus, MyCred Points, BadgeOS, PMPro, DwQ&A and so much more. With easy course, quiz, curriculum, pricing, group and forum management WPLMS is a great option!
Academy makes it easy to teach and learn online. The theme includes options for user profiles, courses & lesson plans, WooCommerce integration, custom fonts & colors, course features (subscriptions, certificates, ratings, etc.), custom shortcodes and more. With all this and more you can build an awesome edu site in no time.
eLumine is an elegant and feature rich theme that is fully compatible with LearnDash. Use the theme’s built-in options for LearnDash courses, customizable quizzes, stylish layouts, leaderboards, social sharing, bbPress forums, BuddyPress networks, dynamic sidebars and more. eLumine is full of awesome settings and features (as well as a visual builder) to make creating your site simple.
LMS is a responsive learning management system for WordPress, and since it features courses, teacher profiles, quizzes, ratings, user profiles, course tracking, and more it’s a great start for your online educational program. Plus with Sensei, BuddyPress, Event Calendar, WooCommerce and MailChimp compatibility you can add all kinds of great features to your website.
Guru is a clean education theme that utilizes the popular Sensei plugin for easy course management, as well as WooCommerce so you can monetize your site by selling the courses you add. What else can this theme do? Lots! Like page building with the Visual Composer, full teacher profiles, events via the Event Calendar plugin, test & quiz support and tons more.
Building a website for your school or university is easy with the Varsita education WordPress theme. There are a ton of great online learning tools included with this theme such as the Themeum LMS plugin, PayPal integration, course & lesson management, staff profiles, custom events, built-in media player and even the Visual Composer for custom built pages.
The clean and professional design of the Edubase learning and events WordPress theme makes it a great choice for any educational program or facility. The theme is fully responsive, so your course listings always look great, and 5 templates make getting started simple. Other features include lessons pages, 2 header styles, teacher profiles, courses, BuddyPress compatibility and the premium Visual Composer & Revolution slider plugins.
Clever Course is a lovely LMS WordPress theme perfect for creating and selling online & offsite courses. Plus with built-in support for user profiles, it’s easy for instructors and students to stay in touch and manage their courses. The theme also comes with course completion certificates, instructor commission support, custom page builder, advanced admin panel and more.
Skillfully is a learning management WordPress theme you can use to skillfully create, display and sell your courses and event tickets. The category filters make it easy to find courses, color pickers make create a custom look easy, and support for Sensei, WooCommerce, Events Calendar Pro and Gravity forms for even more theme features!
EduLMS WP is a lovely education WordPress theme that is perfect for creating a school, university or tutoring program website. The theme includes great features you’ll love like quizzes (plus passing criteria), lessons, assignments and more. This way students and teachers can stay on track! Other features include certification of completion, RTL support, custom shortcodes, included page builder, 5 layouts, WooCommerce & more.
If you’re looking to build an education site, MasterStudy is a great choice. The developers did their research and have packed in all the features you need to excel. This LMS theme is full of features and options for paid & free courses, 2 headers, course reviews, staff profiles, preset color skins, and upcoming events. Plus the included Visual Composer makes page building easy, and Revolution slider means you can create custom sliders too.
Create a responsive children’s school, kindergarten or preschool website with the Fable WordPress theme. This fun and friendly theme includes a one click demo installer to make your life easier, plus a built-in drag & drop page build for easy customizations. But that’s not all – the theme also comes with Slider Revolution, a built-in timetable, powerful theme options panel, theme styles panel and more.
eLearn is a multi-use education WordPress theme with multiple layouts and landing pages included for quick and easy setup. The theme is translation ready, fully responsive, and powered by the Unyson framework for custom designs. Just add videos and posts for your courses, then add a signup for for users to subscribe.
15. LMS eLearning
LMS eLearning is a powerful theme for creating an LMS with WordPress. The theme makes it easy to offer online courses for free or for sale, whichever you choose there are tons of features like support for the LearnPress LMS plugin, bbPress forum integration, multiple payment methods (WooCommerce, PayPal, Stripe) and 8 pre-made demos you can import for quick setup!
Create a sweet website for your school, kindergarten, daycare or camp in no time at all with the Kidix education WordPress theme. Use the built-in customizer options to make live design changes for colors, fonts and more to your website. Add your teachers, classes and even photo albums using the included custom post types. Oh, and Kidix is WPML ready for easy translations.
Invent is an education and course WordPress theme created for college and university websites. The theme features full LearnDash support so you can add your courses without a hitch. Invent includes custom post types for courses, news, events, departments, faculty and even a portfolio. This way you can keep content pretty and organized. And with the built-in shortcode generator, creating custom looking pages is no problem at all!
Build a stunning website for your educational facility with the University WordPress theme. With support for LearnDash courses, lessons and quizzes you can add all kinds of online education programs. Plus with the built-in WooCommerce store you can sell access to courses as well as tickets to upcoming events & conferences. Other features include page building, color options, responsive & retina design, custom calendar and more.
Educampus is a simple education and university style WordPress theme with a minimal design and helpful options to get your school website up and running fast. The theme is fully responsive, retina ready, includes the premium Visual Composer & Revolution slider, courses and even a basic events calendar.
20. Little People
Little People is a fun and functional child care, day camp, tutoring, preschool and kindergarten style WordPress theme. Little People provides tons of features for your to build the perfect website for your children’s education program like an easy page builder, premium Revolution slider, TimeTable scheduling plugin, custom fonts and full translation support.
There are driving schools too, and for those Driveme is a great option. This niche education theme is perfect for drivers ed, motorcycle training, semi-truck instructio or even construction equipment driving schools. Whatever you’re teaching folks to drive, Driveme has options for homepage layouts, payment method, booking, colors, course listings and so much more.
22. Education Center
The Education Center WordPress theme makes it simple to create a website (with training courses) for your college, university or online school. The advanced learning management systems features intuitive navigation, flexible courses and limited access for customers (or students) only. Plus there are page templates, unlimited colors, tons of blog styles and more for a custom look.
This education & LMS WordPress theme has all the features you need to build an educational website in no time. Polytechnic allows you to add detailed faculty pages, extended user profiles, a full course catalogue, mega menu site navigation, and more. Plus with Sensei & WooCommerce support you can easily add and sell courses!
24. Baby Kids
Baby Kids is a cute and parent friendly education theme designed with primary schools in mind. With custom color options built-in, the Visual Composer page builder, and compatibility with free plugins like WooCommerce, Time Table and WPML you can build anything you need for your school.
25. My University
My University is a responsive education theme built with Bootstrap and Visual Composer support for a rock solid foundation and easy customizations. Other features you’ll find useful include advanced course search, color & font options, translation support and extended documentation (to answer any questions you might have).
Well that’s it for now! Hopefully there was a WordPress theme to perfectly meet your needs. And if not, I’d highly recommend taking a second look at the WPLMS theme above since it comes with powerful Visual Composer for custom layouts on any post or page. Or if you’ve found a different theme that we missed, let us know below. Good luck with the school year!