New A levels: subject content consultation

We state that the revised A level content is not approproate and duplicates new GCSE content, but welcome the reintroduction of internally-assessed coursework

Demand management - Funding the best social science in the most efficient and effective way

Our response to ESRC proposals for managing research funding demand calls for a system based on individual researchers rather than institutional quotas or penalties.

Implementing the English Baccalaureate

A consultation on increasing uptake of EBacc subjects to 90%. Our response requests more frequent information on subject uptake, raises concerns around shortages of specialist staff at KS3, and highlights the need to sustain fieldwork as a GCSE course component.

Government alcohol strategy

Our response highlights geographies of alcohol consumption, drawing on an RGS-IBG policy conference and brief in 2010.