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ABC’s of CEM

We are starting the year off by going back to basics and looking at what our assessments are all...

5 top tips for NQTs to crack assessment

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

Standardised Scores 101 – Understanding how Standardised Scores are Calculated

By Richard Selfridge

If a student scores 65% on a test, what does this tell you? Is this mark...

Signs of progress: what can we learn from results?

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

Navigating Evidence

In recent months there has been a real surge of interest in the ways that evidence and research...

7 questions you need to ask about assessment

To a busy teacher, producing good assessments can be a time consuming and daunting...

Working together to get the best from technology in schools

By Robert Cooper, IT Manager

If you work in a school, you’ll probably be just about into the...

Would you let this test into your classroom?

By Professor Robert Coe

In England, the government has announced the end of using levels for...