A consultation on changes to KS4 examination. Our response advocates a common grading structure, external marking, fieldwork, and independently-run CPD for teachers
Our response to the follow-up consultation on "A Vision for Science and Society" by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (now Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy). Our response argues that geography should be recognised more widely as a part-STEM discipline.
A consultation on the proposed merged of BAS and NOC. Our response says there is insufficient evidence to support merging the centres
We argue that the statutory requirement for careers guidance should be extended, and welcome the proposed extension of advice to Year 8 pupils
Our response advocates for the inclusion of coursework and consistent fieldwork across each cohort. We also support comparability of demand and content in different specifications.
Our response notes that feedback from teachers suggests less teaching time, as well as noting "unanimous support" for fieldwork
Our response highlights geographies of alcohol consumption, drawing on an RGS-IBG policy conference and brief in 2010.
We argue the proposals penalise geography' success; that teaching costs, particularly from fieldwork, have been underestimated; and that HEFCE's approach rewards higher-fee institutions.
Our response to this inquiry into school education in London advocates for supporting the Ebac and encouraging an understanding of geography
Our response to the DfE consultation on careers guidance provision welcomes the prospect of extending guidance to 12-12 year olds, and 16-18 year olds.
Response submitted 2012
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