Degree Classification: Transparent, Consistent and Fair academic Standards

In our response to the QAA consultation, we do not support the idea of an external advisor on academic standards, and note that proposed classification descriptors should be related to Subject Benchmark Statements.

Higher Education in STEM subjects

A call for evidence on higher education in STEM subjects, particularly the supply of students. Our response reiterates that geography is a part-STEM subject which offers

Improving students’ ability to make the right choices about higher education for them

We recommend the inclusion of subject bodies as key information providers and highlight the Society's provision of subject choice advice.

Reformed GCSE subject content consultation

Our response welcomes a clearer progression in content and framework from Key Stage 1 - 3 to GCSE. We also suggest formalising requirements for quantitative skills in geography, and the use of short annual fieldwork returns.