FT Schools competition: climate change

Joseph B. Hash

College college students are invited to enter the joint FT and Royal Geographical Society competition on local climate adjust and sustainability. 

These learning A level geography or the equivalent have until eventually September thirty to publish an essay of up to one,000 text or an ArcGIS StoryMap, deciding upon and analysing details on sustainability and local climate adjust to inform the geographical behind it. 

Entries need to be dependent around the Cop-26 2021 aims ‘to maximize local climate ambition, develop resilience and decreased emissions’ and need to consider a variety of scales — from local to global. 

The judges will

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What is the future for universities? FT readers respond

Joseph B. Hash

Covid-19 has disrupted universities all over the world, with brief-time period impacts on review via the shift to remote studying and extended time period implications for the provision and composition of larger training. In a the latest on the web concern and reply session, FT audience talked about the traits and pressures with main experts and heads of establishments.

For learners, an immediate issue was the good quality of studying whilst studying remotely and the fairness of tests taken on the web. Just one argued: “How can on the web assessments, to the extent they add to students’ final grades

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Every manager is having a midlife crisis

Joseph B. Hash

The writer is an affiliate professor of organisational behaviour at Insead

Till the begin of this year, the foreseeable future of work was the main concentrate of the academics, consultants and executives whose company it is to make worthwhile predictions. The century of management appeared earlier. Some lamented the absence of new management theories. Other people noticed that the bureaucracies of the twentieth century, whose existence depended on managers, have been giving way to tech platforms that had tiny use for them. Algorithms have been far better at coordinating those platforms’ loosely affiliated and commonly dispersed personnel. The robots have

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