Reform to Key Stage 4 Qualifications

A consultation on changes to KS4 examination. Our response advocates a common grading structure, external marking, fieldwork, and independently-run CPD for teachers

RCUK policy and guidance on open access

Our response expresses concern that there is insufficient evidence that promoting Gold OA will meet sustainability, access and excellence criteria.

Review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 in England

Our response to this DfE consultation argues for pathway to support sectors and industries working with geospatial data, and supports funding for core maths and the Access to HE Diploma.

Research Excellence Framework Review

A call for evidence on the REF as part of Lord Stern's independent review. Our response stresses that current metrics, and definitions of output and impact, do not adequately assess research, particularly in interdisciplinary contexts.