Cambridge CEM Blog

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

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

Professor Christine Merrell

On 9th January Professor Christine Merrell, my dear friend and irreplaceable colleague of 25...

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...

Assessment & Well-being

I left teaching because there were ten-year-old children in tears over the SATs in my class.

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The power of longitudinal data in schools

This summer – this whole year – has been unprecedented in many ways. For those working in...