Swinburne University of Technology Learning and adapting in a changing world

For more than 100 years, Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia has been on a mission to provide higher education to students who wouldn’t otherwise have access to it. That mission helps thousands of students every year pursue successful careers and make an impact, socially and economically. In an increasingly digital world, Swinburne knows graduates need new skills to succeed, and it’s working hard to prepare them for a digital future.

“Our job is to inspire future-ready learners – graduates with a sense of purpose and the ability to adapt as they work to make a difference,” says Sarah Maddison, pro vice-chancellor, Academic Innovation and Change at Swinburne University. “Digital literacy is critical to achieving that goal, not only for students but also for our faculty and staff.”

Maddison led the initiative at Swinburne University to become an Adobe Creative Campus – the first university in Australia to do

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Finlatics is changing skill development in financial markets

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] September 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Financial markets can be extremely overwhelming for people who don’t have experience in the field of finance. Students who wish to make a career in this industry often find it hard to get a kick-start.

That’s where Finlatics comes in. By creating an interactive and immersive learning experience they have simplified navigating the complexities of the financial markets.

“The core thought behind Finlatics is to enable students in getting live experience as a highway to their career in finance. As a domain, finance is tremendously dynamic and through Finlatics’ Projects and Programs, students experience this in an intuitive and refreshing manner,” said Founder Nisant Mohta.

With a community of 7000 plus equity market enthusiasts, this Mumbai-based startup has already become a leading force in the industry.

Their projects have an alumni base from top universities across the world, including Indian campuses like IIMs,

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Using technology and personalisation, Finlatics is changing skill development in financial markets



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Sep 15, 2020 15:12 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] September 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Financial markets can be extremely overwhelming for people who don’t have experience in the field of finance. Students who wish to make a career in this industry often find it hard to get a kick-start.
That’s where Finlatics comes in. By creating an interactive and immersive learning experience they have simplified navigating the complexities of the financial markets.
“The core thought behind Finlatics is to enable students in getting live experience as a highway to their career in finance. As a domain, finance is tremendously dynamic and through Finlatics’ Projects and Programs, students experience this in an intuitive and refreshing manner,” said Founder Nisant Mohta.
With a community of 7000 plus equity market enthusiasts, this Mumbai-based startup has already become a leading force in the industry.
Their projects have an alumni base from top universities

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SBOE To Consider Changing How Indiana Calculates School Funding This Fall

SBOE To Consider Changing How Indiana Calculates School Funding This Fall

Educators and school leaders raised a number of concerns after a letter from a top lawmaker in August warned of possible funding cuts for schools operating only online to start the school year.

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The Indiana State Board of Education is considering a plan to protect funding for schools reopening virtually this school year, after a warning of possible cuts from lawmakers last month. 

It isn’t the student-count delay Gov. Eric Holcomb initially requested. 

Instead, INSBOE is considering a different method, by adjusting how the state counts enrolled kids.

A memo to the board said the fall student count day will happen as planned in mid-September. It says rather than a delay, the state can use data from the last time students were counted to determine whether or not they should receive virtual-level funding. 

According to the proposed changes, schools would receive funding per student based on two

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