Types of Users

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On Sunbird, each user type is associated with a user role. The permissions and responsibilities vary for each user role.
Before users are assigned with appropriate roles, it is important to understand:
1. Responsibilities of each user role
2. Features accessible to each user role

This section elaborates the various user types and their assocated responsibilites on Sunbird

User Roles and Respective Responsibilities

User Role Content Creation Review, Reject , & Publish Upload Content Other Actions
An Organisation Administrator (Org admin) manages the overall functioning and upkeep of the organisation, and also define and manages user roles and permissions No No No ✔️ read more
A System Administrator (Sys admin) manages installation, configuration and operation of the system No No No ✔️ read more
A Course Mentor guides and instructs learners on how to undertake a course. They create batches of users to enrol for a course and ensure completion of a course within a stipulated time No No No ✔️ read more~~
A Content Reviewer assesses created content within prescribed guidelines No ✔️ ✔️ No
A Teacher Badge Issuer is responsible for assigning badges to teachers based on the discretion of the concerned organization No No No ✔️ read more
A Book Creator curates and compiles books. Registered users become book creators when book creation rights are assigned to them ✔️ (Only Books) No ✔️ No
A Book Reviewer assesses books within defined and prescribed guidelines No ✔️ (Only Books) No No
A Public user is any user with registered credentials No No No ✔️ read more
An Announcement Sender creates and sends announcements. The Announcement feature allows to send system wide messages to a target audience No No No ✔️ read more
A Content Creator is a registered user with permission to create content ✔️ (Collection, Course, Study Material, Lesson Plan) No ✔️ No
A Flag Reviewer assesses flagged content within prescribed guidelines No ✔️ (Only flagged content) No No

User Interface for Different User Roles

The User Interface (UI) differs for each Sunbird user role. The UI elements vary based on the rights assigned to users.

User Role Profile Workspace To Do (Home Page) Courses Library
Content Creator, Content Reviewer, Flag Reviewer & Course Mentor ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Book Creator & Book Reviewer ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Teacher Badge Issuer ✔️ No ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Announcement Sender ✔️ No No No No
Public ✔️ No ✔️ ✔️ ✔️

Other Actions

1. Course Mentor: The chief responsibilites of a course mentor are:
 a) Create, edit, and delete batches
 b) Add mentors and participants
2. Teacher Badge Issuer: Organization administrators create badges and assign users to issue this badge to teachers. A user with teacher badge issuer rights issues these created badges to eligible teachers
3. Public: A public user can only view and consume content on Sunbird. A public user cannot create, curate, review , upload or publish content
4. Announcement Sender: An announcement sender, on Sundird, creates and sends announcements based on organizational requirements

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