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Striking a balance between student potential and teacher expectations

As a classroom teacher I had many conversations about flight paths and the validity of GCSE target...

What is the relationship between CEM assessments and IGCSE grades?

By Dr Matthew Carroll, Research Division, Cambridge University Press & Assessment

When we produce...

Predictions, aspirations, expectations and outcomes

Have schools got the ‘perfect’ system where every student achieves the grade they want? Unlikely....

Does predictive data limit ambition or maximise potential?

The short answer: it all depends on how you use the data.

Teachers are not fortune tellers or...

How do we make predictions of future exam outcomes?

By Andrew Lyth, Statistician, CEM

"Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the...