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Domain 3: Training content design


MindMeister is an online mind mapping tool. It allows users to capture, develop and share ideas visually. The tool can be used for brainstorming, note taking, project planning and event managing. External elements (such as images, links, videos, etc.) can be added to enrich the mindmap and the idea to be presented.

It can be used alone or in team and is completely web-based.

Andragogical value

MindMeister is a tool which can be used by adult educators to plan the learning process in lessons, courses and activities. It allows to visually represent the steps to the learners or other adult educators and to include all material foreseen to be used within the process.


MindMeister is a web-based tool which runs on any standard web-browser, on Chromebooks, iOS and Android devices.

To create and manage content with Mindmeister it is necessary to register with an email account and a password.


The use of Mindmeister is free. Users need to sign up and can use the basic features the tool. Different fees need to be paid to use more advanced features. To be noted that there is the possibility to pay “Educational fees”.

Security and privacy

All content and information published in Mindmeister is kept private until the user decides to make it public. Users can decide how to publish the mindmaps and with whom to share the information.

More information on security policy can be found at: https://www.mindmeister.com/content/security