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Assessment in English

Assessment is one of the most important things we do in the classroom. It is part of the ongoing...

Reception Baseline Assessment

By Dr Pat Preedy

In the 1990s, I was invited to be part of the Centre for Evaluation and...

­­­Guide to assessment in the first term

The beginning of a school year is always the busiest. There’s so much to consider and do and...

A broader perspective on data

By Jonathan Allday, Independent Consultant

Schools are complicated, multi-faceted and evolving...

Establishing a Healthy Data Culture

By Sarah Turner, Education Manager, Cambridge Assessment

Anyone that has worked in a school will...

Get Creative with Online Teaching and Assessments

By Mary George, IGCSE and IB Educator, Consultant in International Education

Using formative assessment to support student resilience

By Natasha Arain, CEM Assessment Lead, Cambridge Assessment, and Mark Frazer, Teaching and...

Five basics of baseline assessment

Assessment is the bridge between teaching and learning. When done well, assessment can drive...

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