Cambridge CEM Blog

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

Examining achievement levels in multi-academy trusts

By Lucy Baker and Suzanne Tipping, Assessment Advisors, Cambridge CEM

Multi-academy trusts (MATs)...

5 quick tips for improving primary student outcomes

Lucy Baker, a CEM assessment advisor and former primary school teacher, hosted a webinar where she...

Striking a balance between student potential and teacher expectations

As a classroom teacher I had many conversations about flight paths and the validity of GCSE target...

Assessment for growth: Turning data into action in multi-academy trusts

With government expectations that every school will join a multi-academy trust (MAT) by 2030, how...

What is the relationship between CEM assessments and IGCSE grades?

By Dr Matthew Carroll, Research Division, Cambridge University Press & Assessment

When we produce...

New Cambridge CEM Networks provide knowledge-sharing platform for school leaders

Cambridge CEM has launched a new network for school leaders to share knowledge, best practice and...

How schools can support post-16 students’ mental wellbeing

Cambridge CEM’s new post-16 lesson plan for the Cambridge Wellbeing Check provides teachers with...

Investigating student achievement at Key Stage 4

Andrew Lyth has been working at Cambridge CEM since 1999 as a Research Associate. Andrew previously...

Working with schools in Southeast Asia to understand what contributes to success in education

In February and March 2023, CEM’s Dr Irenka Suto, Assistant Director of Assessment & Research, and...

Why we measure what matters

Kate Bailey, Managing Director at Cambridge CEM shares the story behind the latest assessment...