Brightspace for Parents permissions

Permission / Role

Allows users to

Users will see

Permissions also required

Applicable org unit types

See Parent Child Relationships for {Parent role name}

Role: Administrator

See parent-child relationships

In Manage Users, administrators can see the parent-child relationships for users with {Parent role name}

N/A

Organization level

See Parent Child Relationships for

{Learner role name}

Role: Instructor

See parent-child relationships In Manage Users, instructors can see the parent-child relationships for users with {Learner role name}

N/A

Organization level

See Parent Child Relationships for {Parent role name}

Role: Instructor

See the parent-child relationships If Portfolio is being used, this permission allows instructors to see parents of learners enrolled in their course while sharing Portfolio items

N/A

Course offering level

Role: Parent Manage their Brightspace accounts Parents will be able to manage their Brightspace accounts.

Account Settings tool: grant all permissions.

User Profile tool: grant the Manage Own Profile permissions.

User Information Privacy: determine what user information to display to parents; ensure these permissions are set according to your institution's privacy policy.

Organization level

User Is Parent permission

Role: Parent

Grants parents / legal guardians access to Brightspace for Parents The Brightspace for Parents tool

N/A

Organization level

Email Parents permission

Role: Instructor

Email parent/legal guardian for a student from Classlist Email Parents in the context menu for the student in Classlist

Set custom email for notifications

Role: Parent

Organization level

Set custom email for notifications

Role: Parent

Grants parents / legal guardians access to set a custom email for receiving notifications. Change your email settings option available on Notifications page.

N/A

Organization level

Can Modify User Relationships

 

Role: Administrator

Modify parent-child relationships using the following APIs:

  • PUT /d2l/api/bfp/(version)/relationships/
  • DELETE /d2l/api/bfp/(version)/relationships/

N/A

See Parent Child Relationships

for {Parent role name} using the GET /d2l/api/bfp/(version)/relationships/(userId) API

Role: Administrator

Organization level