Cambridge CEM Blog

The importance of looking at value-added on results day

By Mark S. Steed, Director, JESS, Dubai

This week sees thousands of students receiving their...

Signs of progress: what can we learn from results?

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have...

Spotlight on Research – getting to grips with what’s available

“We need to make sure that research findings get into the hands of teachers in ways that are...

Vocabulary: A number of words?

Deep vocabulary learning is irreversible, irreplaceable and essential to learning and thinking....

In pursuit of reliability and validity

Any good assessment is a balance between reliability and validity.

Evidence-based improvement

At the Festival of Education 2018, Rob Coe’s presentation followed on from his recent blog post ...

But that is NOT AN ASSESSMENT!

It has become common, although I still find it surprising, to hear teachers use the word...

Finding the ‘Sweet Spot’ of Teaching, Learning and Assessment

By Mark Frazer, Teaching and Learning Lead, CEM

In my previous blog post, I considered some of...

Making a world of difference: my experience of using evidence in international schools

By Sue Holt, Vice Principal, New Cairo British International School

It would be an easy task to...

Assessment without Levels: Using CEM data

Has the removal of national curriculum levels in England created a broader interest in...