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Focus Week: Blended Learners: Unpacking Essentials - Integrating Foundation Skills to Mixed Cohorts

5 June 2024
Online via Zoom Webinar

This webinar is one of five available during Velg Training's dedicated Focus Week: Student Diversity & Wellbeing

About this webinar

It is the trainer that often determines success or creates barriers.

Recommended for trainers and training managers, in this session, you'll discover practical ways to embed Foundational Skills within intergenerational classes consisting of neuro-diverse learners and students with differing abilities.

This session will comprise pragmatic recommendations and solutions to assist adult learners thrive in their individual worlds integrating practical relevance to some of the diverse and additional needs.

This session will assist you to scratch an itch of some of the pain points faced in your classes addressing topics and integrating Foundation Skills to support older learners, new migrant learners, blended cohorts, and diverse learners with varying abilities.

Key topics covered within the webinar

  • Embedding foundation skills for students with differing abilities
  • Recommendations to assist adult learners
  • Blended cohort implications
  • Diverse learners' needs

NB. Can't make the session?
We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 72 hours of the session closing. All Velg Training Webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your timezone before logging on to the online training session.

Date & Time

Wednesday 5th June 2024
11:00am - 12:30pm (AEST: QLD)

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

Who should attend

Recommended for trainers and training managers, or anyone involved in the development/delivery of learning content:

  • Trainers/Assessors
  • Resource Developers
  • Training Managers
  • Heads of Department (or similar)
  • Consultants
  • Curriculum Developers/L&D Managers

What to expect

Presented by John Blake, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • PowerPoint (in PDF format)
  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resources
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


John Blake


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.


Wednesday, 5 June 2024

10:45am (AEST: QLD) - 11:00am (AEST: QLD) Join Time: Audio Test
11:00am (AEST: QLD) - 12:30pm (AEST: QLD) Webinar

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees (Not available in all Webinars)
  • 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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