Cambridge CEM

­­­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 and prepare for that it can feel overwhelming. Juggling all the responsibilities of teaching and feeling like you’re on top of it all may seem like an impossible feat. And the thought of doing an assessment right at the start of the year probably doesn’t help.

Using formative assessment to support student resilience

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

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...

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...

4 ways assessment data can support remote learning

More than 90% of the world’s schools have been affected by the pandemic this year. That’s...