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An easy way to integrate FT news into the classroom

  • Comment on FT articles and share academic notes with your class and a global community of students and business schools
  • Bring subjects to life with up-to-date news and information, connecting current events with course principles
  • Equip students with the international experience and awareness needed to implement global strategy and work in cross-cultural environments

Add notes on FT articles to provide background or explanations of key points to help your class understand the implications of news stories.


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Below is a list of featured content recommended for you to read and comment on.

Jul 24, 2014

Google in fight to stop global removal of sensitive links

Privacy groups have complained that, because it is technically easy to access international versions of Google, removing links only from European sites is an ineffective response to the ECJ ruling

Jul 24, 2014

Hollywood frets over Fox-Time Warner deal

Merging Time Warner and 21st Century Fox would combine two of Hollywood's largest studios, but the suggestion has alarmed some creative communities

Jul 24, 2014

Daimler chief warns on potential for cyber attacks on cars

Chief executive said the greater use of electronic control systems required for autonomous driving, for example, could in theory create the opportunity for a third-party to interfere

Jul 24, 2014

The Carlos Slim three-day week is a great idea

Senior executives need to understand that the best way to measure people is by the work they produce – not by how much time they spend at their desks

Jul 24, 2014

Luxembourg tax regime: Under siege

The low-tax system that has brought great prosperity to the Grand Duchy now threatens to become a liability

Jul 24, 2014

Bonus feature: N Korea opens the door to revitalise stagnant economy

Pyongyang is enlisting tutors in modern management to make up for what people lack as a result of not growing up in a western economy

Jul 24, 2014

Bonus video: China detains five in meat probe

Chinese authorities have detained five employees of a US-owned company accused of relabelling expired meat, amid allegations of systemic violations at a key supplier to McDonald’s, KFC and other fast-food chains in China and Japan

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