VARK – a guide to learning preferences


VARK is a learning styles questionnaire that helps you learn better by suggesting the study strategies that are best for you.

People with a strong visual preference for learning like:

different formats, space, graphs, charts, diagrams, maps and plans.


People with a strong aural preference for learning like:

discussions, stories, guest speakers, chat.


People with a strong read/write preference for learning like:

lists, notes and text in all its formats and whether in print or online.


People with a strong kinesthetic preference for learning like:

senses, practical exercises, examples, cases, trial and error.



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Guides for Teachers and Researchers

How does VARK help learners? Does it work? What best practices should you follow when using VARK? How can I use VARK in research? Check out our new Guide for Teachers and Trainers and Guide for Researchers.