The Academy of Social Sciences is the National Academy of Academics, Learned Societies and Practitioners in the Social Sciences.

Its mission is to promote social sciences in the United Kingdom for the public benefit.

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Academy and Campaign respond to House of Commons Education Committee inquiry on the impact of Brexit on higher education

The Academy and Campaign have issued a joint response to the House of Commons Education Committee inquiry on the impact of Brexit on higher education. Read more …

Shadow Minister for Schools calls for “world class teaching” to transform UK education

“We need a world class, academically rigorously and highly trained teaching profession to transform education,” the Shadow Minister for Schools Mike Kane told the launch of “Making the Case for the Social Sciences 12- Education”. Read more …

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Research plays crucial role in improving education for disadvantaged pupils

Mike Kane to launch new booklet making the case for social science research benefits to education. Read more …

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Response to Pearson’s decision to develop new AS and A-levels in Statistics

The British Academy, Academy of Social Sciences, Royal Statistical Society, Nuffield Foundation and Nesta welcomed the decision made by Pearson to develop new AS and A-level specifications in statistics for teaching from September 2017.Read more …

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Academy and Campaign publish briefing on Higher Education and Research Bill ahead of Lords debate

The Academy of Social Sciences and its Campaign for Social Science have published a new briefing on part 3 of the Higher Education and Research Bill ahead of its second reading in the House of Lords on December 6. In Read more …

Congrats to Prof Alys Young FAcSS - @timeshighered 2016 Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year goo.gl/qhg1Cr @OfficialUoM

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