Proposed changes to the assessment of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2022

Our response to this consultation rejects the proposals on the basis that they would introduce inequality into the assessment of GCSE geography in 2022.

Allocation of science and research funding

We endorse the dual support approach to funding, and argue for the ringfenced AR funding consistent with geography's accepted part-STEM status.

Proposal to merge BAS (British Antarctic Survey) and NOC (National Oceanography Centre)

A consultation on the proposed merged of BAS and NOC. Our response says there is insufficient evidence to support merging the centres

Independent Review of the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF)

We support the aims of TEF but express concern that its metrics (including student satisfaction and employment outcomes) do not capture teaching excellence and do not explore nuances in localised provision.