Cambridge CEM

Predictions, aspirations, expectations and outcomes

Have schools got the ‘perfect’ system where every student achieves the grade they want? Unlikely. There are a number of factors that can get in the way.

­­­Guide to assessment in the first term

The beginning of a school year is always the busiest. There’s so much to consider and do and plan...

Using formative assessment to support student resilience

By Natasha Arain, CEM Assessment Lead, Cambridge Assessment, and Mark Frazer, Teaching and Learning...

Five basics of baseline assessment

Assessment is the bridge between teaching and learning. When done well, assessment can drive...

How well do we understand wellbeing?

Research in an extraordinary educational era

2020/21 has been a year like no other. The...

Next steps in assessment

"It is critical to conduct learning assessments to evaluate their effectiveness, improve their...

Teachers’ tips

It’s been a crazy year, full of changes and challenges. Students and teachers have been in and out...

4 Signs of an effective Early Years Classroom

"Effective early years is the game changer."

– Lydia Cuddy Gibbs, Head of Early Years, Ark

ABC’s of CEM

We are starting the year off by going back to basics and looking at what our assessments are all...

COVID-19 and learning loss

There is no research that can show us what the educational impact of COVID-19 school closures might...