FT Schools competition: climate change

University students are invited to enter the joint FT and Royal Geographical Society competition on climate transform and sustainability. 

Individuals finding out A stage geography or the equivalent have right up until September thirty to produce an essay of up to one,000 phrases or an ArcGIS StoryMap, picking and analysing knowledge on sustainability and climate transform to explain to the geographical at the rear of it. 

Entries ought to be primarily based about the Cop-26 2021 aims ‘to raise climate ambition, create resilience and lessen emissions’ and ought to take into consideration a variety of scales — from community to

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What is the future for universities? FT readers respond

Covid-19 has disrupted universities around the globe, with short-term impacts on examine through the shift to distant discovering and more time term implications for the provision and construction of increased training. In a modern on the net question and solution session, FT audience talked over the trends and pressures with foremost experts and heads of establishments.

For pupils, an immediate worry was the excellent of discovering although finding out remotely and the fairness of exams taken on the net. One argued: “How can on the net assessments, to the extent they contribute to students’ last grades for the year, be

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Every manager is having a midlife crisis

The writer is an associate professor of organisational conduct at Insead

Right until the start off of this calendar year, the long run of work was the primary concentrate of the teachers, consultants and executives whose organization it is to make profitable predictions. The century of administration appeared earlier. Some lamented the deficiency of new administration theories. Other individuals noticed that the bureaucracies of the twentieth century, whose existence depended on supervisors, were giving way to tech platforms that had tiny use for them. Algorithms were improved at coordinating people platforms’ loosely affiliated and widely dispersed staff. The robots were

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