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Engaging Learners' – Resources & Activities

8 May 2019

Whether improving foundation skills of students and employees or providing pathways to lifelong learning, the responsibility rests with the trainer.

This presentation will provide a number of simple, yet practical, ideas for VET teachers, facilitators and trainers endeavouring to enhance their learners’ knowledge in a training-world seemingly ruled by the computer, video and PowerPoint.

See how easy-to-create activities can align with multiple learning styles to engage your participants. Be employing a variety of content-appropriate activities, learners can’t help but enjoy acquiring pertinent knowledge for the field.

Engage your learners with simple to use and easy to create activities and resources – your learners will appreciate you doing this webinar!

Feedback from John Blake’s session at the 2018 National VET Conference:

  • Fabulous!
  • John’s insights were excellent
  • Great session

Key topics covered within the webinar

  • Reflect on learning styles, theories and strategies
  • Learn, discuss and develop generic teaching resources for contextualised settings
  • Scaffolding for LLN & content related support through teaching activities and resources

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

8 May 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST: QLD)

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

Who should attend

  • Trainer and Assessors
  • Heads of Faculty/Department/Area Managers
  • Private Individuals
  • 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.

Also speaking at:

Your Way: Colourful Competence: Dimensions of Competency

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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