Blackboard Collaborate

Minimum age according to Blackboard Collaborate
13+ Minimum age according to Blackboard Collaborate

What is Blackboard Collaborate?

Blackboard Collaborate, by Blackboard Inc., is a web video conferencing and webinar platform used for online teaching and learning. It allows you to create virtual classrooms and online meeting spaces to share and discuss presentation and learning materials, through audio, video and chat tools. Webinar rooms include a collaborative whiteboard tool that allows students to interact with each other and their teacher in real time. Webinars can be recorded so that students can access them at another time. 

Collaborate opens in your browser, so you don't have to install any software to join a session.


Apps: Android, Apple iOS


How do people use Blackboard Collaborate?

Learn about the risks and benefits associated with people who use content management systems and web conferencing services like Blackboard Collaborate.

Blackboard Collaborate is used for: video calling, messaging/online chat, photo/video sharing, voice chat, content sharing and screen capture.

How can you report inappropriate content or report a user?

How can you protect your privacy?

  • Privacy information
    Learn how Blackboard Collaborate handles, stores and uses your personal information.
  • Protect your information
    Offers guidance on how to make your Blackboard Collaborate account as secure as possible.

Key safety links

  • Security information
    How Blackboard Collaborate manages security and privacy.
  • Help Centre
    Offers a range of safety information and guidance for students, teachers and administrators.
  • Support
    Where to find support for Blackboard Collaborate.
  • Terms of use
    The terms you agree to by using Blackboard Collaborate.

Last updated: 27/02/2024