Society Publishers Accelerating Open Access and Plan S (SPA-OPS)

We reaffirm our commitment to a transition towards a sustainable open science/research ecosystem and offer reflections on the various open access models and business plans discussed in the consultation document. 

UN-GGIM Integrated Geospatial Information Framework

We highlight examples and resources from our work supporting geography education, skills and professional development for the Capacity and Education strategic pathway of the UN-GGIM's Integrated Geospatial Information Framework (IGIF). We encourage local action plans to draw upon the resources and expertise of professional and subject bodies and their members

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.

Consultation on the second Research Excellence Framework

Our response highlights the need to recognise and accommodate interdisciplinarity, and need for continuity from REF 2014.