While each of the NED plug-ins can be used individually, you may find that they work even better when installed as a group. Plugin authors especially recommend installing the following plugins together: Tabs Course Format, Marking Manager and My Progress.
With this block, the admin (or designated user) can assign mentors to students. Mentors can then access easy-to-read “progress reports” for their mentees. The admin (or designated users) can also create automated notifications that are sent to teachers, mentors or students based on pre-selected criteria (example: notification is emailed to mentor and student if student has not logged in for 7 days).