The Post-14 Mathematics Inquiry

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To ensure that the Inquiry was well informed and able to draw on the views, ideas and experiences of a wide range of interests, over 200 organisations were contacted and invited to give written evidence to the Inquiry.

Cabinet Office
Department of Education
Department for Employment and Learning
Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
Department for Transport
Department for Work and Pensions
HM Treasury
Home Office
National Audit Office
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Scottish Executive
National Assembly for Wales
Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
Higher Education Funding Council for Wales
Learning and Skills Council (LSC)
National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA)
Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA)
Scottish Funding Councils for Further and Higher Education
Basic Skills Agency (BSA)
General Teaching Council for England
Learning and Skills Development Agency (LSDA)
Local Government Association (LGA)
Sector Skills Development Agency (SSDA)
The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
Institute of Actuaries
The Association of Consulting Actuaries (ACA)
African-Caribbean Network for Science and Technology*
Association of Public Analysts
Architecture and Surveying Institute (ASI)
British Institute of Architectural Technologists (BIAT)
Architects Registration Board (ARB)
Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
Royal Institute of Naval Architects (RINA)
National Federation of Builders (NFB)
Scottish Master Wrights and Builders' Association (SMWBA)
British Chemical Engineering Contractors Association
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Society of Chemical Industry (SCI)
Construction Industry Council (CIC)
Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA)
Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)
Construction Employers' Federation (CEF)
Construction Confederation
Construction Industry Trust for Youth (CITY)
The British Constructional Steelwork Association Ltd (BCSA)
Interior Decorators and Designers Association (IDDA)
The Dyslexia Institute
The Engineering Council (EC)
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
Engineering and Professors' Council (EPC)
Association of Building Engineers (ABE)
Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA)
Engineering Construction Industry Association (ECIA)
Engineering and Technology Board (ETB)
Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF)
Engineering and Marine Training (EMTA)
Engineering Industries Association (EIA)
Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors Ltd (ICES)
Institution of Engineering Designers (IED)
Minerals Engineering Society
Scottish Engineering
The Royal Academy of Engineering
Royal School of Military Engineering*
Women into Science and Engineering (WISE)
Women's Engineering Society (WES)
The Geographical Association (GA)
Royal Geographical Society
Independent Schools Examinations Board (ISEB)
The Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
Learning and Teaching Scotland
Advisory Committee on Maths Education (ACME), c/o The Royal Society
British Society for the History of Mathematics
British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics (BSRLM)
Committee of Professors of Statistics
Conference of Heads of Department of Mathematical Sciences
Edinburgh Mathematical Society
Institute of Mathematics and its Applications
The London Mathematical Society
The Mathematical Association
National Association of Mathematical Advisers, Inspectors and Consultants (NAMA)
National Association for Numeracy and Mathematics in Colleges (NANAMIC)
Royal Society of Medicine
Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)
Royal Meteorological Society
National Institute of Continuing Education (NIACE)
Institute of Physics
Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM)
Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers' Federation
The Salters Company
Royal Society
Radical Statistics
The Royal Statistical Society*
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
Teacher Training Agency (TTA)
Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (NICCEA) **
Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)**
Universities UK
Qualifications and Curriculum Authority for Wales (ACCAC)
Association of Scottish Colleges (ASC)
Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL)
Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM)
Centre for British Teachers (CfBT)
Girls Schools Association (GSA)
Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC)
The Learning and Teaching Support Network (LTSN)
National Association of School Masters Union of Women Teachers (NASUWT)
National Association of Head Teachers
National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education (NATFHE)
National Association of the Teachers of Wales (UCAC)
National Union of Teachers (NUT)
Principals' Professional Council (PPC)
Professional Association of Teachers (PAT)
Society of Headmasters and Headmistresses of Independent Schools (SHMIS)
Secondary Heads Association (SHA)
Standing Conference of Principals
Universities Council for the Education of Teachers
Universities Scotland
Association of Accounting Technicians
Awarding Body for the Built Environment
Awarding Body Consortium
Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)
Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network (ASDAN)
British Computer Society
British Horseracing Training Board
Certification and Assessment Board for the Water Industry (CABWI)
Council for Awards in Children's Care and Education
Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (NICCEA)
Chartered Insurance Institute
Chartered Institute of Marketing
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
Construction Industry Training Board
City & Guilds
EMTA Awards Ltd (EAL)
Engineering Training Council Award Ltd (ECTAL)
Edexcel Foundation
Glass Qualifications Authority
Hospitality Awarding Body
International Baccalaureate Organisation
Institute of Credit Management
Institute of Logistics and Transport
Institute of Management
Institute of the Motor Industry
Institute of Sales Marketing and Management
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations Board (LCCIEB)
Market Research Society
Northern Council for Further Education (NCFE)
National Examining Board for Supervisory Management
National Open College Network
National Proficiency Tests Council
Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations (OCR)
The Open University
Pitman Qualifications
Process Awards Authority
Qualifications for Industry Ltd
Royal Institute of Public Health (RIPH)
Royal Society for the Promotion of Health
Vocational Qualifications in Science Engineering & Technology
Vocational Training Charitable Trust
Welsh Joint Education Committee
Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers

Employer Associations

Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF)
Institute of Directors (IoD)

Individual Employers

Abbey National plc
Alliance Unichem plc
BAE Systems plc
Barclays plc
Board of Inland Revenue (IR)
The Boots Co. plc
BP plc
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc
BT Group plc
Cable and Wireless plc
Canary Wharf Group plc
Department of Health (DH)
Dixons Group plc
Filtronic plc
GUS plc
Hays plc
HM Customs and Excise (C&E)
HSBC Bank plc
Invensys plc
Legal and General Assurance
(Pensions Management) Limited
Lloyds TSB Limited
Marks and Spencer plc
Ministry of Defence (MOD)
Pearson plc
Prudential plc
Rolls-Royce plc
Safeway plc
Severn Trent plc
Tate and Lyle plc
Vodafone Limited
Wolseley plc

UK Research Councils

Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB)
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils (CCLRC)
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
Medical Research Council (MRC)
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC)
Scottish Research
Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)

Miscellaneous Organisations

The British Council
The Council for Industry and Higher Education (CIHE)
Careers Services Unit (CSU)
Higher Education and Research Opportunities in the UK (HERO)
National Union of Students (NUS)
Office of Science and Technology
Universities and Colleges Admissions Service for the UK (UCAS)


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