World leading research and evaluation

CEM’s work is rooted in the tradition of sound evidence-based research.

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 that cover several years and involve vast data collation and processing resources.

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.
CEM also maintains one of the largest educational data banks in the country, a substantial and invaluable volume of statistical data which has been collected for over two decades.

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Evidence-Based Education

We support 'Evidence-Based Education' - the idea that educational policy and practice should be guided by the best evidence about what works. Click here for more information.

Research and Evaluation Services

As well as conducting research and evaluation, CEM also provides specialist services to the public and private sectors.
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Latest Research

CEM’s research has made world-leading contributions in areas including:

  • School effectiveness
  • Measurement
  • Evaluation Methodology
  • Examination comparability
  • ADHD

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Research

BASE Reception Baseline Assessment

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