SVO:
from scraps of paper to blended learning

“Thanks to blended learning, our students can now keep track of their portfolio digitally. No more lost, unfinished scraps of paper floating around.” With SVO’s blended learning, they got their practically oriented students learning.

This learning journey was nominated for the aNewSpring Awards 2021.

Learning Method Blended learning Training Type Skills training Industry Trainers

The learning journey:
entertaining learning journeys for practically oriented students

About SVO:

SVO vocational training offers various courses in the food industry. From employees to managers, there’s always a food training that matches your ambitions.

Why don’t we learn it in practice?

This blended learning journey offers the solution for students who prefer to work with their hands instead of with theory. They often find it difficult to get started on a certain theory or to stay focused. “Why don't we just learn it in practice?” is a question that is often heard. SVO has the solution for that: a blended learning journey that increases engagement and has attractive tools for learning. In this way, the students can fully prepare themselves for real work life in the food industry!

An appetising food learning journey

Various learning tools have been used to make this learning journey about food... appetising. The use of interactive options is becoming increasingly popular and many companies are making extensive use of them. For example, SVO has used interactive theory e-books, linked to interactive e-learning per theme. Playing online games and practicing difficult words from the theory is a big part of that. An extensive distinction has been made between e-learning and assignments, which keeps the students motivated to continue through the material.

“This was a visually appealing program that encouraged participation. The needs of the students were taken into account in tests and assignments.”
 - from the jury report

Going digital

A major innovation within the practical training was the switch from paper portfolios to online versions. Via a digital process management tool within aNewSpring, the student and mentor were able to keep track of their progress online. Get rid of it, all those flying papers.

Learning journey review

All nominees of the aNewSpring Awards 2021 have been assessed during the process by a full professional jury consisting of:

Stella Collins - CLO and co-founder, Stellar labs
Website | LinkedIn

Michael Strawbridge - Global Head of Content, The LPI
Website | LinkedIn

Nicole van de Ven-Smeelen - Winner of the 2020 aNewSpring Awards, HBtraining
Website | LinkedIn

Ger Driesen - Learning Innovation Leader, aNewSpring
Blog | LinkedIn

Each learning journey was assessed on:
didactics, innovation, participant experience and overall impact.

Didactics

Innovation

Participant experience

Overall impact

Curious about the other nominees?

Also check out their case:

Inspired?

Fill out the form, get a free demo and discover why aNewSpring is the right solution for you.

You know the drill…

We all love to hate or hate to love cookies, the yummy, edible ones and the internetty, online ones. We also use them (the latter) to make our website prettier, faster and better tailored to you. Click ‘Accept all’ if you’re alright with that or make a well informed choice by checking out and adjusting all the specifics under ‘Cookie options’. Mmm, cookie options...

You can find more information on this in our Privacy Statement. | Close
Cookie options

Take a moment...

Your privacy is very important to A New Spring BV. Find below the mandatory and optional approvals you can give us to allow us to process your personal data.

You can find more information on this in our Privacy Statement.

If you wish to withdraw these approvals, please click on ‘forget my approvals’ at the bottom of this page.

We use Hubspot to safely collect, save and use your personal data and contact preferences; an example of this is our online chat or forms that you complete in our site.

View details

Videos on this website are provided from the YouTube or Vimeo streaming video service. YouTube may show you personalised adverts preceding the actual video you want to watch. This consent is optional, but required if you wish to view videos directly on this website.You may wonder, why can I watch vimeo without this consent? Vimeo has an anonymous function which allows us to display the videos without cookies.

View details

You probably use Facebook or LinkedIn and also, you probably use Google from time to time to search for stuff. Then, you’ll know that they have advertisements on there. To make those less annoying (i.e. more personalised), we use a number of services on our website.

View details

Feedback is valuable. When it comes to how well our website works for you, feedback is formed by numbers and statistics. That’s why we use Google Analytics and Hotjar to learn how visitors move, click and act on our website. To make it less scary, we anonymise this data before we save it by masking the last few numbers of your IP-address. And we do not allow Google or other parties to use this information for any other purposes.

View details

You want a pretty and quick website, right? Our (WordPress) website uses a cookie during your visit to our website to check if your browser supports cookies. We kind of need those cookies, because it makes your visit much nicer by remembering personal preferences, quicker performance and loading the correct fonts from Google to properly represent our branding (which we hope you think is pretty, too).

View details
Forget my settings Removed!