Cambridge CEM Blog

Read the latest articles on education and assessment written by teachers, school leaders and assessment experts.

Responsive Teaching

By Zoe Enser

Effective teaching is response to need. No two pupils always hold exactly the same...

5 top tips for sailing through assessments with confidence

By Mark Frazer, Teaching and Learning Lead, CEM

In the early days of my teaching career, I worked...

Adapting formative assessment to support second-language learners

By David Richards, Senior Leader, Vinschool Central Park, Vietnam

In international schools,...

Assessment in English

By Zoe Enser

Assessment is one of the most important things we do in the classroom. It is part of...

Reception Baseline Assessment

By Dr Pat Preedy

In the 1990s, I was invited to be part of the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring...

Barriers to making data-based decisions in education

By Suzanne Crocker, Product Manager, Cambridge International

As human beings we make thousands of...

­­­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...

Data Quality at CEM

Each year CEM processes the results for hundreds of thousands of students participating in our...

A broader perspective on data

By Jonathan Allday, Independent Consultant

Schools are complicated, multi-faceted and evolving...

Establishing a Healthy Data Culture

By Sarah Turner, Education Manager, Cambridge Assessment

Anyone that has worked in a school will...