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.


March 2024 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter – on Teaching and Learning with VARK – has been published.
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February 2024 Newsletter

In our February newsletter, find out what MULTIMODAL means, what to do if you have a MULTIMODAL preference, and check out our strategy suggestions in our new MULTIMODAL tables for Education, Sport, and the Arts.