Revised education for sustainable development (ESD) guidance

Our response to this QAA consultation welcomes the revised guidance and specific competencies, and argues that geospatial and environmental data skills should be given greater attention.

Building our industrial strategy

Our response to the green paper on industrial strategy pays particular attention to the role of social sciences in developing skills, and the need for a geographical/spatial basis to regional development planning.

The Impact of Spending Cuts on Science and Scientific Research

Our response strongly states that geography should be understood as a part-STEM subject, and defends the contribution of geography to scientific research and value creation

Developing new GCSE, A level and AS qualifications for first teaching in 2016

In our response to Ofqual, we agree with exam assessment at AS level, providing fieldwork must also be undertaken, and welcomes the 20% non-exam requirement for A level assessment.