Moodle: requirements for sending scores in the gradebook

moodle 3.5 / h5p-plugin 1.9

Hi h5p-Team,

We have created a lot of great content with h5p in Moodle. Now we have the problem that not all grades are saved in the moodle gradebook.

I have already found some answers here in the forum. But I want to make sure that we know all the requirements and restrictions so that we can store the maximum amount of information.

That's what I know about it:

The following H5P content types are currently supporting xAPI:

  • Interactive Video
  • Course Presentation
  • Drag and Drop
  • Drag The Words
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Find the hotspot
  • Mark the words
  • Multiple Choice
  • Single Choice Set
  • Summary
  • Quiz (Question Set)
  • Memory Game
  • Essay
  • Image Pairing


triggers for sending scores in the gradebook:

  • For Course Prasentation the user needs to get to the summary slide 
  • while for Interative Video the submit button needs to be clicked or in cases where the submit screen is not present the video needs to finish.
  • in other Content types the student must click the "check"-Button 


Are there any other restrictions for the other Content types?


Thanks in advance, 



BV52's picture

Hi UX4U,

Just to add to the list:

Column - All content types that supports xAPI needs to be triggered before the score is sent

Interactive Video - Submit button is a must. The trigger for sending the score once the video is finished has been removed.

Quiz (Question Set) - The user needs to get to the summary screen


Do you mean the check button in the integrated interactions? What if no interactions are embedded? I have not found another option to submit the grad. Is it a new option? Is it available in version 1.9?

best regards,


BV52's picture

Hi UX4U,

Sorry for the confusion I meant submit screen and clicking on the submit button. For cases were there are no interactions the content will not send any grades since there won't be any xAPI statements created.


I'm using Moodle 3.9 where h5p is now in core. I'm not seeing any "Submit" button. How do I enable it?

BV52's picture

Hi martinmeadows,

Which content type are using? If the issue is for all content types I suggest that you post a similar question in Moodle's H5P forum.



otacke's picture

Hi UX4U!

Dictation and Agamotto also use xAPI statements, although the latter not for scoring because it doesn't make sense there.


Thanks for the quick responses. They are very helpful!

I have students who have watched the H5P interactive video all the way through and submitted their answers and yet I am still not seeing their scores in the Grade book. Here are a few a screen shots that demonstrate what I am seeing. The first screenshot is of the gradebook view the 12th student down has watched the video and submitted their answer and as you can see there is no grade. The other grades that you see in this screenshot were manually entered by me that is why they are highlighted in tan. The second screen shot is the log for that video the last student on that list submitted it the video but it did not show up. The last screen shot is the H5P results window for that student showing all of the questions have been answered and graded. Thank you for your help.

I am experiencing the same issue as koling1.

It was happening with Moodle 3.9.x and now updated to 3.10+ build 202011113 with the same problems.

I think this started happening after upgrading mod_h5pactivity to 2020110900. It was working as expected until recently. I wish I could pinpoint something I did to make it suddenly stop sending scores to the gradebook.

The only setting I remember changing is Save content state but now I've tried it on/off to no effect. I wouldn't expect that to cause the issue, but thought it was worth a shot.

I'll try to post a video showing the student and teacher experience.

I administrate this instance of Moodle on a server I built, so I can get under the hood as needed.


Hi there, 

We are experiencing the same problem on our Moodle site. We use Moodle 3.10 too. Did you come across a fix yet? 



Andrew Thomas Tobey 

otacke's picture

Hi all!

Please note that the moodle core integration of H5P (mod_h5pactivity) was not created by the H5P core team, but by the moodle team. It is possible that someone here knows the issue, and can help you. However, I assume you may have better chances for help if you ask on the moodle forums where some moodle developers are present as well sometimes.




Hi Oliver, 


thanks for your reply. 

I should add that we do not use the H5P-core plugin, but the one developed by H5P itself. 

And yes, I already asked in the Moodle forum, hoping to get an answer, or even a possible fix. 


Andrew Thomas Tobey 

otacke's picture

You didn't, but mr.lind did and in your reply to his post you said you had the same problem - and since you didn't add any info, one assumes you are also using the moodle core integration.

One day I logged into Moodle and it started pulling in the scores from the videos into the grade book. I am not the administrator so I am not sure why it changed but now it is working for me.

I posted a video I made showing the problem I'm experiencing with students.

Link to video on YouTube ( 3 minutes 30 seconds ).

My specs at the time of recording the video:

  • Moodle 3.10+ (Build: 20201113)
  • mod_h5pactivity 20201110900
  • mod_hvp 1.21.0 2002080400
  • qformat_h5p 1.05 2020071507
  • filter_displayh5p 2020110900
  • atto_h5p 2020110900

As I say in the video, I'm a little unclear about when the issue began to appear. I believe it was when I was running Moodle 3.9.x, but perhaps it started when I upgraded to 3.10. I don't think so, because I did the update hoping to fix an issue with H5P, and I'm 95% certain this is the issue I was hoping to resolve.

Thanks to the community for taking the time to help out.


telugu's picture

this is reply to your video @mrlind.

I think you need to give summary screen ( enable it in Interactive video settings) and student need to visit the summary screen I believe.

Hola comunidad?

Pregunto, puedo ver en el libro de calificaciones el tiempo que tardaron en responder en una actividad como Find a word? u otra actividad?


Hola comunidad! 

Dónde puedo ver el tiempo que tomó la actividad find a word en el libro de calificaciones?

"Can I see the time in the gradebook?

Hello community!

Where can I see how long the find a word activity took in the workbook



Our school is currently using version 3.10 and we got same situation here.

We tried different varation that mentioned above, but none of them works. In some cases, submit button in Interactive video was absent, so we had to put it manually by selecting "add summary". Still grades are not showing up in Gradebook.