Spending Review 2010 inquiry

Our written response to the Science and Technology Committee's inquiry into spending review argued for greater recognition and support for the role of social sciences, arts and humanities in research.

Subject content for digital Functional Skills qualifications

The Department for Education sought views on whether proposed subject content will develop the digital skills needed for work and everyday life. Our response focused on the further development of spatial literacy and the use of digital map apps and websites.

Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment

Our response reiterates the position that metrics cannot adequately capture originality, significance and rigour of academic outputs

A Level and AS geography consultation on conditions and guidance

We do not support the separation of AS and A Level Geography, or external assessment (as opposed to moderation) of of non-exam assessment. We welcome the 80:20 balance of assessment proposed.