Design for Learning Transfer

Want to help people develop skills, not just knowledge? Discover an evidence-based learning design process and apply it to your journeys to take people from knowing – to doing.

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L&D professionals, Subject Matter Experts

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Approx 7 hours, self-paced

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Blended asynchronous learning + one group coaching clinic

The Stellar Labs framework make’s sure you don't just teach what you know but also transfer knowledge and apply learning.

Patrick Coomans
Tsundoku Ventures

The programme

Boost the impact of your learning programmes. You’ll discover how to design journeys that help people transfer learning and apply new knowledge and skills to the job.

You’ll also experience it! As you progress, you’ll notice how we have applied key strategies to this programme.

On this programme you will:

  • Explore the neuroscience and psychology of learning transfer
  • Discover the principles of the GEAR model for learning design, why it works and experience it for yourself
  • Gain practical and creative ways to include the principles in your design and delivery
  • Apply what you learn immediately and see the impact on learners and transfer.  


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Get ready for GEAR

In this module you’ll:

  • Meet the GEAR model for designing learning for transfer
  • Discover how to create the best state for learning
  • Plan how you’ll influence your learner's state
  • Beat the forgetting curve
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In this module...

  • Work with the brain to help create desirable difficulty  
  • How to avoid cognitive overload
  • Create and use your own guide to help learners absorb information
  • Make your learning stick
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In this module...

  • Unleash your creativity and experiment  
  • Use a framework to help you design ways for learners to experiment
  • Plan for appealing to multiple intelligences
  • Recall and feedback to improve your memory
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Apply & Retain

In this module...

  • Explore the science of behaviour change
  • Eat your OATS to support memory and application
  • Plan which memory triggers you’ll apply  
  • Ensure you retain your own knowledge
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The Road to Mastery

Real mastery of a skill takes time. We'll continue to nudge and prompt you to transfer your new knowledge and skills into the workplace.

This programme includes a 45-minute group coaching clinic with a Stellar Labs learning scientist. You can book this at any time during your journey, based on your needs and questions.

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What to expect

At Stellar Labs we walk the walk. No gimmicks, no tricks – just training at its finest.

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7 hours of deep learning

Blended online learning, work-based actions, spaced repetition and resources you can use immediately.

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More than content

We want to help you build new skills, not just knowledge. The programme has been designed to do just that. To gain value you’ll need to engage with a mentor, reflect, recall and take action.

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Group coaching clinic

Get feedback, advice and answers to your questions in a 45-minute group coaching clinic with a Stellar Labs learning scientist.

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A platform design for skills transfer

This online programme stands out from the crowd. Complete, update and track your progress with our platform, while you stretch your skills and improve outcomes.

Your facilitator

Senior Learning Specialist

Tina Harris

Tina has over a decade of experience designing and delivering the highest quality learning programmes. She’s a Fellow of ITOL and a Learning Transfer certified trainer.

Tina has trained hundreds of trainers, leaders and managers to develop others and improve performance.

I can only recommend booking a course from Stellar Labs to whoever works in L&D. It doesn't matter if you are a live facilitator or not. Knowing how the brain works is fundamental knowledge for everyone in this field. I wish I could offer something like that to Vinted's learners myself!

Francesca Pasqui
Instructional designer and E-learning developer

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Want free access?

Every 7th person to sign up for the June cohort of Neuroscience for Learning Transfer, will get free access to Design for Learning Transfer when it launches in June! ✨

N.B. This offer includes access to the learning journey in our platform but does not include the coaching session. Of course, you're welcome to book one though!

€497 per person

Price Excl. VAT

This includes:

  • 4 modules of self-directed online learning
  • A 45-minute group coaching clinic
  • Spaced repetition so that knowledge sticks
  • Work-based actions to help you apply what you learn
  • 6 months access to the content via the Stellar Labs platform

Interested in Learning Culture and Measuring Learning Impact? Check out our programme bundles.

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Sharpen your L&D skills

Want to have more impact as an individual or as a team? Sign up for our L&D bundle to mature your learning culture, design for transfer and tame the data monster.

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