VARK – a guide to learning preferences

VARK-Learn - a guide to learning styles

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.


Guide for Teachers

How does VARK help learners? Does it work? What best practices should you follow when using VARK? Our new Guide for Teachers and Trainers covers all you need to know when introducing VARK to others.

Guide for Researchers

Our new Guide for Researchers outlines the essential information for those wanting to use VARK in their research: our requirements, guidance about how to collect and analyze data, and common research issues to avoid.