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Ready… Steady… BASE!

28th August 2015 Our new BASE assessment will be live over the Bank Holiday weekend, ready for use in school ...

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GCSE results: grades up, top grades down, improvement in core subjects

24th August 2015 GCSE results remained broadly stable this year. Grades A* to C have risen slightly by 0.1 pe...

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British pupils taught by Chinese perform better than peers

24th August 2015 In an experiment for BBC Two’s "Are Our Kids Tough Enough? Chinese School", five teachers ...

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Educational Attainment
Edinburgh

9-11 SEPTEMBER
Randomised Controlled Trials in the Social Sciences
York

23-24 SEPTEMBER
Scottish Learning Festival
Glasgow

15 OCTOBER
Schools North East Summit
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Education Authorities

CEM assessments help Education authorities to track pupil and school performance across the whole authority.

Head Teachers

CEM data allows head teachers to compare cohorts and assist in developing a school curriculum.

Teachers

CEM assessments help teachers by providing trackable details of pupil’s performance and development, an overview of class performance and help identifying struggling pupils and areas to target.

Researchers

Access to CEM’s data can help researchers to obtain independent research supported data on a wide range of subjects and demographics.

Policy Makers

Working with CEM can help policy makers to develop research supported policies and verify existing programs

Entrance Assessment

CEM Entrance Assessments measure verbal, numerical and non-verbal skills and are available as paper and computer-based services to schools, trusts and authorities, for children predominantly aged 10 to 11 years.

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Computer Adaptive Assessments

By beginning assessments with reasonably easy questions and then using the child's responses to decide whether to progress to more challenging questions or to back off to easier ones, the assessment automatically tailors to a child's ability.

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Evidence-based advice for pedagogy

Recent CEM projects have studied pedagogy methods and have found certain evidence-based strategies in schools to be effective. These strategies are detailed here.

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Costs and Registration forms

Here you’ll find the costs of each assessment provided by CEM and be able to register for our assessments.

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Training and Events

Would you like to find out more about CEM and assessment in schools? Here you’ll find about our CPD sessions and upcoming events.

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Pre School

Information about our Nursery and Reception assessments is available here.

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Primary

Information about assessments for pupils aged 5 to 11 in Primary Schools is available here.

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Secondary

Information about assessments for pupils aged 11 to 16 in Secondary Schools is available here.

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Post 16

Information about assessments for learners in Post 16 institutions is available here.

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SEN

Here you’ll find information about CEM’s P-Scales assessment.

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Evidence Based Education

Evidence-Based Education (EBE) signifies the idea that educational policy and practice should be guided by the best evidence about the likely effects of different choices on outcomes we value.

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Research and Evaluation Services

Academics and research teams from CEM work regularly with education organisations across the world on a variety of projects, from one-off specialist reports, to substantial research and evaluation commissions. More information is available here.

More Information...

Educational measurements and psychometrics

CEM has extensive expertise in a wide variety of evaluation methods.
- Randomised Control Trials (RCTs)
- Regression Discontinuity Design
- Data tracking
- Pilot and feasibility studies
- Qualitative and process evaluations

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Conferences

Want to attend a CEM Conference? All the details of upcoming conferences and events are here.

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Research

One of the largest educational research units in a UK university, CEM publishes a range of papers and reports that are used to advocate improvements to teaching practices.

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Publications and Latest Research

Here you’ll find links to CEM research papers and articles

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iPIPS

iPIPS is the new International Performance Indicators in Primary Schools project looking at what children know and what they can do when they start school and one year later. Find out more here.

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Conferences

Want to attend a CEM Conference? All the details of upcoming conferences and events are here.

More Information...

Education Authorities

CEM assessments help Education authorities to track pupil and school performance across the whole authority.

Head Teachers

CEM data allows head teachers to compare cohorts and assist in developing a school curriculum.

Teachers

CEM assessments help teachers by providing trackable details of pupil’s performance and development, an overview of class performance and help identifying struggling pupils and areas to target.

Researchers

Access to CEM’s data can help researchers to obtain independent research supported data on a wide range of subjects and demographics.

Policy Makers

Working with CEM can help policy makers to develop research supported policies and verify existing programs

Entrance Assessment

CEM Entrance Assessments measure verbal, numerical and non-verbal skills and are available as paper and computer-based services to schools, trusts and authorities, for children predominantly aged 10 to 11 years.

More Information...

Computer Adaptive Assessments

By beginning assessments with reasonably easy questions and then using the child's responses to decide whether to progress to more challenging questions or to back off to easier ones, the assessment automatically tailors to a child's ability.

More Information...

Evidence-based advice for pedagogy

Recent CEM projects have studied pedagogy methods and have found certain evidence-based strategies in schools to be effective. These strategies are detailed here.

More Information...

Costs and Registration forms

Here you’ll find the costs of each assessment provided by CEM and be able to register for our assessments.

More Information...

Training and Events

Would you like to find out more about CEM and assessment in schools? Here you’ll find about our CPD sessions and upcoming events.

More Information...

Pre School

Information about our Nursery and Reception assessments is available here.

More Information...

Primary

Information about assessments for pupils aged 5 to 11 in Primary Schools is available here.

More Information...

Secondary

Information about assessments for pupils aged 11 to 16 in Secondary Schools is available here.

More Information...

Post 16

Information about assessments for learners in Post 16 institutions is available here.

More Information...

SEN

Here you’ll find information about CEM’s P-Scales assessment.

More Information...

Evidence Based Education

Evidence-Based Education (EBE) signifies the idea that educational policy and practice should be guided by the best evidence about the likely effects of different choices on outcomes we value.

More Information...

Research and Evaluation Services

Academics and research teams from CEM work regularly with education organisations across the world on a variety of projects, from one-off specialist reports, to substantial research and evaluation commissions. More information is available here.

More Information...

Educational measurements and psychometrics

CEM has extensive expertise in a wide variety of evaluation methods.
- Randomised Control Trials (RCTs)
- Regression Discontinuity Design
- Data tracking
- Pilot and feasibility studies
- Qualitative and process evaluations

More Information...

Conferences

Want to attend a CEM Conference? All the details of upcoming conferences and events are here.

More Information...

Research

One of the largest educational research units in a UK university, CEM publishes a range of papers and reports that are used to advocate improvements to teaching practices.

More Information...

Publications and Latest Research

Here you’ll find links to CEM research papers and articles

More Information...

iPIPS

iPIPS is the new International Performance Indicators in Primary Schools project looking at what children know and what they can do when they start school and one year later. Find out more here.

More Information...

Conferences

Want to attend a CEM Conference? All the details of upcoming conferences and events are here.

More Information...

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