There are plenty of decent business cases for setting science-based targets and having them officially approved by the Science-Based Targets Intiative (SBTi), argues Ben Hopkins, associate at architectural practice Bennett’s Associates. And with Extinction Rebellion making the headlines, schoolchildren protesting in the streets and David Attenborough campaigning on our TV screens, the big risk for any business is being left behind, and, fundamentally, not doing the right thing.
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All Partners within our network are invited to submit events, exhibitions, talks, workshops and conferences for consideration in our first printed ‘What’s On’ guide. Our first guide covers July-October. Submission deadline:
The Westminster Kingsway College “Supported Internship” Programme is a work-based alternative provision for young people aged 16-25 with Special Educational Needs and/or Mental Health Needs. Knowledge Quarter partners are encouraged to host students, like young Otis here, and engage in this exciting and rewarding project. Find out how to get involved.
The Reading Agency is looking for an ambitious and experienced strategic manager to head up its children and young people’s team. Join a national charity as it continues to develop and deliver its vision to champion children and young people’s reading. Salary: £42,000 p/a. Closes: 6 May
Bennetts Associates has become the first architects in the world to have Science Based Targets approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). The practice is also the first to commit to the UN’s Climate Neutral Now campaign.
Work from a trio of creative students from Westminster Kingsway College is set to be splashed across the hoardings of a global professional services company as it erects new headquarters in Holborn. Find out more and see the winning mural.
GuildHE, the representative body for UK Higher Education, is seeking to appoint a Public Affairs Manager. This new role is an exciting opportunity to lead GuildHE’s Parliamentary engagement activity and enhance GuildHE’s communications with members, the public and key higher education stakeholders. Closes: 2 May.
Aga Khan Foundation UK is seeking to appoint an experienced Events Officer to work with the Head of Communications to develop and deliver an exciting series of events to engage and inform existing and new audiences about the work of the Aga Khan Foundation and broader Aga Khan Development Network. £30,000 starting salary. Closes: 12 April.
We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that this year’s KQ Conference will take place on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 at the British Library Knowledge Centre. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Democratising Knowledge’. An open call to submit ideas and content is now open!
Be paid to become a teacher and inspire the next generation by passing on your valuable trade knowledge, skills and expertise in Construction, Digital sciences, Childcare, Education and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Curriculum areas.