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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...

Why does vocabulary matter?

A good vocabulary is an important building block for helping young children to communicate...

Is it time to ditch ‘Differentiation’?

By Greg Ashman

I suspect I would struggle to find a teacher who has never heard of...

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 the...

Data matters

There is broad agreement in research that effective use of data is vital to school improvement. We...

Reporting the evidence: what research can tell us about how assessment data is used

Katharine Bailey is Director of Policy here at CEM, and for many years she has been working...