Practera Newsletter April 2019

This month in experiential learning Industry news, customer success stories and product updates.   Hi there, Practera works with educators around the world at the frontier of experiential learning for the future of work. Here is a snapshot of leading thinking and practice.     WHAT WE ARE READING Interesting news in the world of experiential learning […]

Practera enables groundbreaking personalised legal assistance app

  Redfern Legal Centre is partnering with Sydney edtech provider Practera to deliver My Legal Mate, a legal assistant in international students’ pockets Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore welcomed international students to the city by announcing a groundbreaking mobile app technology which offers legal advice to international students. The My Legal mate in 6 community […]

Building Future Skills Through Experiential Learning and Micro-Credentialing

  The accelerating pace of technology-driven change is transforming the future of work faster than ever before. Some 30 per cent of the jobs that today’s students are studying for are under threat from automation by 2030. The World Economic Forum claims that the gap between what people learn and the skills they need is […]

Student talent for business growth

With the University year commencing around the country, now is a great time to consider how engaging with students in 2019 could add value to your business. With some 2 million students in some form of tertiary education in Australia, employers of any size have access to a diverse, skilled pooled of talent from Australia […]

Seasons Wishes from Practera

On behalf of our team we hope you and your families have a wonderful and safe holiday season. We’re ending the year energized and with deep gratitude you, our customers and partners. With your support, we’ve been able to help tens of thousands of students and industry partners have positive and life-changing professional learning experiences. […]

Practera Product Update – November 2018

Better Feedback Loops for Experiential Learning We learn best from experience. And an integral part of this experiential learning is based around feedback. Without frequent feedback, learning doesn’t happen. That’s why we have focused on the robust reflective learning and feedback cycle and are happy to share with you the outcomes today. Providing a new way […]

Edtech startup rebrands around its Practera platform to take technology to the world

Today our company Intersective is marking a new phase of growth with a change of our primary company brand – from Intersective, to Practera. This shift recognises the centrality of our Practera platform to our mission of powering a world of experiential learning. Practera is gaining increasing recognition as a leading experiential learning platform by […]

Practera wins NSW Government Award for Digital Work Experience Network for international students

Today Practera (formerly Intersective) has won the International Student Community and Business Engagement Award for 2018 for the NSW Global Scope Program at the NSW International Student Awards at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. The Award was presented to Program Manager Alison Li, herself a former international student from China, by Minister Niall […]

Hands-on learning techniques equip students to thrive in the workforce

As published in The Australian,  19.09.2018 There is a gap between the knowledge students learn and the skills they need to succeed. This is not an original insight. Confucius and Sophocles remarked on this fact more than 2000 years ago, and an entire field of thought, scholarship and practice in experiential learning has followed them. […]