Learning Outside the Classroom

Our written evidence advocates that fieldwork, as LOTC, should be part of every pupil’s education. We also convey feedback from teachers on changes to fieldwork provision.

Review of the UK Social Science PhD

Our response to this ESRC consultation highlights issues with UK PhD delivery, including short length, lack of support, limited funding and limited opportunities for growth and progression. It also discusses the need to broaden routes into and out of PhDs beyond conventional academic pathways, and to improve diversity and inclusion.

Reform of the National Curriculum in England

A consultation on proposed changes to the National Curriculum. Our response comments on proposed changes, welcomes some aspects of the curriculum, and advocates for parity with history

REF2021 consultation on the draft guidance and criteria

In our response regarding REF, we request transparency and clarity in methods and approach, and express concerns about administrative burden and UoA / HESA mapping