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Supportive Strategies for Learner Engagement

20 May 2020

In this brand new webinar you will be presented with dozens of teaching strategies, tips and tools for developing learners’ interest in their chosen subject using a variety of proven methods and validated approaches, to encourage engagement and critical thinking in developing an optimal learning environment.

Learn how to create fun, inclusive and easy-to-make activities getting your two-dimensional theory resources (i.e. workbook, practice tests, PowerPoints) three-dimensional, interactive, kinaesthetic and, most importantly, remembered!

By the end of this session, you will have had the opportunity to create some resources and make decisions for activity based learning using a range of:
  • Teaching strategies
  • Resources
  • Websites

Key topics covered within the webinar

  • Developing learner interest
  • Teaching strategies
  • Proven methods/validated approaches
  • Encouraging engagement
  • Activities: two and three dimensional
  • Kinaesthetic activities
  • Creating resources for activity based learning

NB. Can't make the session?
We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session closure. All Velg Training Webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your timezone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

20 May 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
10:30am - 11:30am (ACST: SA)
10:30am - 11:30am (ACST: NT)
9:00am - 10:00am (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

  • RTO/Compliance Managers
  • Trainer and Assessors
  • Heads of Faculty/Department/Area Managers
  • Consultants
  • Curriculum Developers
  • L & D Managers

What to expect

Presented by John Blake, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • PowerPoint
  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resources
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


John Blake

Private individual

Having taught or presented in nearly 20 countries, John Blake is passionate about making in difference through education at all levels.

John has a background in hospitality and professional writing and in more recent years has taught in VET at TAFEs, Universities, conferences, schools, RTOs, prisons and in hotels.

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees
  • Raise your 'virtual hand' to engage in discussion
  • Share your thoughts via online chat window
  • Answer online polls that provide instant group feedback

NB. If you would like to send chat questions to the presenter, John Blake, before the session, please email

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