Department for Education/Ofqual consultation on how GCSE, AS and A level grades should be awarded in summer 2021

Our response to this consultation support teachers’ use of a wide range of evidence, that any papers provided by the Exam Boards be optional, and that (where practical) teachers give ‘broadly comparable’ weighting to their students’ NEAs.

Policy options for geographic information from Ordnance Survey

Our response welcomes the proposed release of certain OS datasets, and argues for sustained long-term funding for OS and MasterMap.

Large facilities roadmap 2007

Our response stresses the importance to the social sciences of investment and development towards data collection, management and analysis facilities.

Fulfilling our potential: teaching excellence, social mobility and student choice

We caution that TEF metrics must appropriately recognise issues around equality and access, and should be better defined and communicated. We support the focus on teaching quality