Educator Guide

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Kdenlive is an open-source video editor that allows everyone to produce quality content from basic video editing to professional work.

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Key Features

  • Multi-track video editing.

  • Use any audio or video format.

  • Autosave: files are saved every few minutes.


  • Enhancing student engagement.

  • Ability for teachers to pre-record and create lectures. 

  • Developing important technical and creative skills.

How these features can be used in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning

  • For learners: It can add a creative and playful layer to learners’ engagement with the teaching material. 

  • For teachers: Stimulates the flipped classroom model by being able to create a video of the teaching material which students can watch pre-class at their own pace. This will leave room and time for more interactive teaching in class, and to go more in depth.

Getting Started

  1. Potentially open the user manual by clicking here

  2. Download and open Kdenlive.

  3. Create a new project: File > new.

  4. Add media and audio from your computer.

  5. Edit your media in the timeline below the monitor.

Considerations and potential concern of using the tool

It will take time to learn to use this tool for both teacher and learner.