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10 top tips for using data in schools

There is so much data available in schools that it can be overwhelming; whole school, cohort,...

Data: a silver lining

It was inevitable: the school closures were going to present more than a few challenges for...

What do teachers want?

Fundamentally, teachers want to do the best by their students. The ideal end-goal is to be able...

Standardised Tests 101 – how and why tests are standardised

Standardising a test score is fairly straightforward and I walked readers through the process ...

Maths is for life…not just for Christmas

Have you written your Christmas list yet? What if the educational community had a stocking? What...

Evaluating Impact

Each year, the education system spends astonishing amounts of money on implementing educational...

5 top tips for NQTs to crack assessment

Your first year of teaching presents you with a wealth of challenges. How do you manage...

Evidence-based policy and practice in education – knowledge in the light or strategy in the dark?

The term ‘evidence-based policy’ rose to particular prominence in the early years of the New...

Measuring Progress in Education

At the 10th Annual Festival of Education, held at the beautiful Wellington College, CEM hosted a...

The Big Evidence Debate – Catch Up

On Tuesday 4th June 2019 we held the first ever Big Evidence Debate. Leading educational experts...