Dr Stephanie Burns

About Us

Allan Parker

Dr Stephanie Burns

Learning to Learn
By Dr Stephanie Burns

International Leader in the Application of Mind/Brain Research to Learning & Accelerated Achievement

Learning to Learn is a 3-day program that gives you practical skills to be used every day making learning easier & fun.

Dr Burns programs have been presented worldwide to over 100,000 people of all ages, including business people, trainers, academics, educators, students and parents.

You Should Attend If:

  • You need to manage large amounts of information and get results – fast!
  • You want to maximise your time – read faster remember more!
  • You are planning on advancing your career in the near future
  • You just want to feel better about yourself as a Learner
  • You want to help your children with their schoolwork – as no-one’s teaching these strategies and you wan them to have access to these techniques, so as to lift them to another level
  • You’d love to learn a new language – and realise it can get easier as you get older
  • You have an unrealized desire to learn a musical instrument

Or … you just want to push yourself – just because …

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What You Will Learn:

  • How you currently learn
  • How learning can be fun
  • How to develop new strategies to easily and quickly:
    • Locate information
    • Hold concentration longer
    • Take in, retain and recall information
    • Enhance your vocabulary
    • Recall and apply information on demand
    • Spell more accurately
    • Read 2-4 times faster
  • Specific memory skills, for vocabulary, foreign languages, facts and names
  • How to take notes that are purposeful, useful and memorable
  • How to change your perception of time and use it more effectively
  • Enhance comprehension
  • Enhance physical coordination and balance
  • Improve and increase your range of study techniques
  • Turn learning disabilities into learning abilities
  • How the best learners learn and copy that
  • Convert your learning from hard work to fun
  • Understand how adults can learn faster than children
  • Focus your brain for concentrated effort and get reports, projects and tasks completed in record time
  • Improve general study strategies
  • Have simple practical strategies to be better organised and prevent information overload
  • Be able to teach your own children how to learn more easily & effectively

Course Outline

Learning Strategies

  • Chunking – task decomposition
  • Strategies for learning any complex behavioural skill
  • Sensory based learning – visual, auditory, kinaesthetic
  • How to manufacture strong sensory based experiences while learning
  • The use of sensory deprivation strategies
  • Strategies for programming your brain and body for success
  • Ability to concentrate your attention as a key to effective learning

Memory Training

  • Memory as a skill available to all, not a talent endowed to only a few
  • Registration, retention and recall
  • Strategies to remember and recall any and all information that is useful to you – names and faces, speech outlines, vocabulary, new language, meeting agendas, book contents
  • Exercises to gain total confidence and competence in your memory skills

Effective Note-taking

  • Note-taking skills (e.g. mind-mapping) to serve the memory and recall process
  • How to take notes that will be USEFUL; that you will refer to over and over again
  • Strategies that work equally well for all types of note-taking – meeting notes, lecture notes or your own personal idea notations


  • Linking skills
  • How to quickly master new vocabulary without the rote memorization of the past
  • Strategies to add an amazing amount of new words each day to current vocabulary in
    • Your own field
    • A new technical language, or
    • A foreign language


  • Strategies to increase your reading speed three to four times, or more
  • State control
  • Physiological techniques
  • How to improve your comprehension skills
  • Exercises