Awareness of your learning style

Improve your ability to learn and help personal development.

It's important to know your learning style so that you can make sure that you get the most from learning. If you have an awareness of your learning style then you can use strategies to make your learning time far more beneficial. How can an awareness of your learning style ever be considered a bad thing?


VARK (Visual, Aural, Read/Write, and Kinesthetic) is a simple questionnaire that you can take to find out your learning style. It's important to be aware of your learning style so that you can apply strategies to your learning to ensure that you intake as much as possible.

Visual Learning Style Strategies

If you have a visual learning style then you should use appropriate visual learning style strategies to get the most from learning.


  1. Learn from pictures and videos
  2. Learn from diagrams and charts
  3. Learn from underlining key points in work with a highlighter


If you have the visual learning style and you use these strategies then your learning may be more enjoyable and you may learn more.

Aural Learning Style Strategies

If you have an aural learning style then you should use appropriate aural learning style strategies to get the most from learning.


  1. Learn from discussions
  2. Learn from explaining stuff to other people
  3. Learn from attending lectures


If you have the aural learning style and you use these strategies then your learning may be more enjoyable and you may learn more.

Read/Write Learning Style Strategies

If you have a read/write learning style then you should use appropriate read/write learning style strategies to get the most from learning.


  1. Learn from writing (lists, essays etc)
  2. Learn from reading (books, manuals etc)


If you have the read/write learning style and you use these strategies then your learning may be more enjoyable and you may learn more.

Kinesthetic Learning Style Strategies

If you have a kinesthetic learning style then you should use appropriate kinesthetic learning style strategies to get the most from learning.


  1. Learn from going on trips
  2. Learn from real life examples
  3. Learn from trial and error


If you have the kinesthetic learning style and you use these strategies then your learning may be more enjoyable and you may learn more.