Designing Learning for the Brain

PRICE €599

This program provides educators, instructional designers, and learning professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the brain's functioning and how to apply that knowledge to design effective learning experiences. By integrating principles from cognitive neuroscience, psychology, and educational research, you will gain insights into the brain's learning processes and discover practical strategies to enhance learning outcomes.

This program is part of a yearly Offbeat Fellowship Subscription priced at €599.

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Weekly live sessions on Wednesday, 4 PM CET


Why should you join?

Oh, so many reasons! But don't take our word for it. Explore what you'll be capable of at the end of the program if you give it your all, of course.


Learn about your brain

Get a grasp on the fundamentals of how your brain takes in and processes information, stores it (memory) and how we often work against the system.


Learn how to learn better

Once you have an understanding of the operational system, you’ll be able to understand and apply knowledge and methods to learn better with more strategy and intention.


Learn how to integrate science into learning design

Be able to look at the way you design learning through the lens of the brain and the operating system. This is where you’ll learn to integrate function and theory and become more aware of the advantages and limitations you have when designing learning.


Skills you'll practice:


Your facilitator

Our facilitators are not only very experienced in the topics they're teaching, but also extremely cool. This program's facilitators are not exception.

Lauren Waldman

Lauren Waldman, Founder of Learning Pirate Inc. has one true purpose in this world, to evolve our abilities to learn, design learning and be better overall human beings. Triple certified in neuroscience (HarvardX (Foundations), Duke (Medical Neuroscience), John Hopkins (Neuroimaging), with designations in learning design and adult learning, Lauren has designed and implemented learning programs for ambitious organizational change initiatives, national sales and marketing launches, and large scale onboarding programs. She has worked with some of the most prominent industries (banking, hospitality, government IT, r etail) and organizations (Allstate, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, TCS, Tokyo Disney Land, KPMG), increasing employees' abilities to learn, transfer and produce results with greater efficiency and strategy.

How will you learn?

While new information will definitely be useful, the most powerful learning will come from making sense of it for your context, actually applying it, and receiving feedback from facilitators & peers.

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Meet Lauren: Our Designing Learning For The Brain Facilitator

Bridging the Gap: Integrating Neuroscience into Learning Design

Follow Lauren's journey from a conventional learning pro to a neuroscience enthusiast. This article explores the memory triad, common learning misconceptions, and actionable learning design practices.

Bridging Science and Practice: Designing Learning for the Brain

What else is included in the price?

This program is part of a yearly Fellowship Subscription that costs €1499. Once you purchase it you unlock lots of other learning experiences & fellows' benefits.

Enjoy 24/7 access to a like-minded, supportive community of professionals, exchanging insights and experiences on our private Slack channel.
Benefit from interactive weekly learning sessions that provide practical knowledge and encourage direct engagement with experts and peers.
Premium Newsletter
Our premium newsletter keeps you at the heart of the fellowship, providing exclusive insights, updates, and content to fuel your journey.
Take advantage of exclusive monthly discounts from our industry partners, curated specifically for your interests and  development needs.
Immerse in thoughtfully curated, high-quality content that's tailor-made to empower your personal and professional growth.

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Who should apply?

Not all experiences are for everyone. Your previous background and current context are extremely important for the success of your learning adventure, so make sure you're ready for it.

This program is a fit if...

Anyone who is involved in learning and creating learning in any type of setting, whether that’s organizational or academic.

Anyone who is looking to understand how to better learn while also learning how we operate as fundamental human beings.

This is a very hands-on and practical learning experience, so we welcome curious and eager individuals who are ready to get their hands dirty and experiment together with the group.


Who’s not a fit?

A description of someone you're sure would not be a good fit for this program.

Those who expect this to be a lecture series 🙂

Frequently Asked Questions

Still not convinced you should join us? Here are some questions we've received along the way.

When will the program start?

Check here to see where the next cohort of this program starts.

What will I be paying for?

When you invest in our program, you're not just purchasing access to one of it's cohorts. You're signing up for an enriching, holistic experience that includes:

  1. Private Slack Community: A chance to engage and collaborate with other motivated learners in a safe, exclusive digital space.
  2. Weekly Learning Sessions: Interactive, live sessions designed to provide a rich, collaborative learning environment.
  3. Premium Newsletter: In addition to our free updates, you'll receive a premium newsletter loaded with exclusive content and detailed updates on the fellowship's activities.
  4. Monthly Discounts: You'll receive exclusive, members-only discounts from our industry partners, curated specifically for your professional development needs.
  5. High-Quality Curated Content: Access to a trove of meticulously curated content that is designed to complement your learning journey and personal growth.

Each of these components works synergistically to provide you with an impactful, comprehensive learning experience. So, you're not just paying for a course - you're investing in a journey of growth, community, and continuous development.

What if I don't want to enroll in a program, but still want to join the Offbeat Fellowship?

We understand that not everyone might be ready to enroll in a program, but may still wish to be part of our thriving Offbeat Fellowship. We've got you covered! We offer two other fellowship plans that you can choose from:

  1. Offbeat Silver for €79/ year: This plan gives you access to our private community, allows you to attend our weekly events, and provides you with our premium newsletter, monthly discounts, and high-quality content.
  2. Offbeat Gold for €799/ year: This plan includes everything in the Silver plan, and goes a step further by offering you personalized guidance through a dedicated personal mentor.

Each of these plans is designed to ensure that you have the opportunity to benefit from our resources, connect with our community, and further your personal and professional development, even if you don't enroll in a specific program.

Why can't I just purchase the program?

At Offbeat, we believe that learning is not a one-time event, but rather a continuous journey. While the program content provides important foundational knowledge, we've found that the best way to support learners is by offering long-term access to resources and community.

Therefore, when you invest in Offbeat, you're not simply paying for a program. Instead, you're joining a comprehensive learning ecosystem that includes ongoing events, a dedicated community, curated content, regular updates through our newsletter, and more. This environment fosters consistent practice and application of what you've learned, leading to more significant growth and improvement over time.

This is why we offer our learning experiences as part of broader fellowship plans, as we're committed to supporting your development journey beyond the confines of a single program.

How did you pick facilitators?

The facilitators of our programs are experienced professionals who not only bring substantial real-world practice to the table but also deeply understand our mission at Offbeat. They have been carefully selected based on their ability to align with our values, methodologies, and learning approach.

We believe that effective learning comes from facilitators who can bring theory to life with practical insights and who can cultivate an engaging, supportive environment. This understanding guides our choice of facilitators, ensuring you have access to mentors who are not just experts in their fields, but also adept at fostering a culture of collaborative, applied learning.

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