Reform to Key Stage 4 Qualifications

A consultation on changes to KS4 examination. Our response advocates a common grading structure, external marking, fieldwork, and independently-run CPD for teachers

Education Outside the Classroom Manifesto

Our response to the DfE notes that geography is not mentioned in the consultation document, despite at the time being the only subject with statutory reference to the provision of fieldwork in school. It also advocates for substantive commitments to fieldwork.

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.

Large facilities roadmap 2007

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