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Hi, I’m Dianna Verlaan

Let’s team up to develop learning resources that your learners will love. With my instructional design skills and your subject matter expertise, we can develop elearning that sticks. You prefer engaging face-to-face or online training that delivers results? We can do that too.

I bring a wealth of experience in instructional design and training development both in Australia and The Netherlands. I designed and developed courses for charities, financial institutions, retail, telco’s, and legal businesses. Through several years of facilitation in large and medium-sized businesses, I also know all about engaging your learners.

Would you like to find out more about courses that deliver results? Get in touch today.

Case Studies
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The input of survivors, lawyers and experts ensured that these modules cover all aspects of family violence and will improve the quality and responsiveness of family violence services...

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Blended Learning

This blended onboarding experience over a 3-month period offers learners theory and tools for risk and quality management while gaining practical skills on the job...

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Online Facilitation

Practising with familiar content in a safe environment broke down barriers for 150 volunteer educators to start facilitating online...

Recent Courses

Discover Yourself: Values, Strengths, Vision, EQ, and more

Master This 4 Step Framework That's Given 1,000 People Two...

Life Mastery – Be Happy, Healthy and Successful Simplified

Master This 4 Step Framework That's Given 1,000 People Two...

Productivity Masterclass: How To Powerfully Get Things Done

Master This 4 Step Framework That's Given 1,000 People Two...


You Can

  • Creative solutions to make learning stick
  • A focus on what learners need to do, not just know
  • Scenario-based activities to increase learning transfer
  • Courses which are to the point and engaging
  • A collaborative approach and a clear design process

Shanelle Clapham

"I can only gush about Dianna. She is the most self-motivated and autonomous worker, who also likes to collaborate. A rare breed for sure. Dianna was our Training & Education Manager - teaching charities how to use digital marketing to further their cause. She launched this program for us which had 1 course and product and created a suite of courses, breakfast seminars and a pipeline that still pays off 2 years later!"

Kerry Metcalfe-Smith

"As a solutions focused and talented learning designer, Dianna offered her support to the L&OD team. She proved to be a valued and highly productive team member. By developing a range of e-learning solutions for InvoCare, Dianna expanded our expectations of what online learning could achieve when it is well designed. "

Miriam van Bladel

"Dianna is a pragmatic education professional and has shown the ability to translate into practice the legislation and to give clear expectation to our course participants. She has excellent teaching and communications skills, is well organised, reliable and strongly committed to the organisations for which she works. Dianna possesses the right combination of drive, know-how and positive attitude. Quality and a customer driven approach are her strong points. Throughout her relation with GGN Academy, Dianna delivered all expectations and has been a capable teacher for our course participants."

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