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Wellbeing in schools - Creating a culture of care

By Dr Irenka Suto, Assistant Director of Assessment

Understanding wellbeing within a ‘whole child’...

Reassessing your school assessment model

By Nicki Devon, Deputy Head Academic, Eltham College Junior School, UK

Every Assessment Lead wants...

What makes effective assessment?

By Suzanne Crocker, Assessment Standards Manager

Information on pupil progress is key to teaching...

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,...

Too much testing in schools?

It’s a common complaint from students, teachers, the press, and even the odd politician: there’s...

Measuring Progress in Education

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

Evidence-Based Education: Who should be doing what?

Being a teacher is hard enough, without spending unnecessary amounts of time on practices that...

Serious critiques of meta-analysis and effect size: researchED 2018

By Rob Coe

Since I became a researcher in the late 1990s, I have been an advocate of using effect...