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Formative assessment, or Assessment for Learning, is a key part of our teaching and learning approach at Cambridge.
CEM is part of Cambridge University Press & Assessment and our adaptive, formative assessments help schools support all learners to reach their full potential across all stages of the Cambridge Pathway.
"We looked at many assessments until we found CEM. We liked the fact that CEM is part of Cambridge, so it fits well with all of our programmes, and that the assessments were research-based and used extensively in the UK and around the world."
IB World School
Designed with you in mind, our CEM IBE assessment helps you to personalise learning to unlock your students’ potential and prepares them for their best academic future possible.
Our IB assessment is specifically designed to support the IB Diploma Programme. A quick, flexible and adaptive assessment, it supports your judgement as a teacher with insight and provides data helps senior leaders see which practices have the most impact on learning.
“We know that non-native speakers might learn more formal words and structures, but InCAS (now evolved into Cambridge Primary Insight) has a difficulty weighting for native and non-native language which is balanced evenly.”
We know that bilingual or multi-lingual children face a huge challenge when they enter school. Not only do they have to learn a new curriculum, but they must quickly understand new concepts and develop literacy skills - all in another language.
Our MidYIS, Yellis and Cambridge Primary Insight assessments are effectively designed to help you, as teachers, help your EAL students, so you can identify, understand and support their learning needs.
Discover how Cambridge Primary Insight can empower your students
- Identify strengths and areas for support
- Tailor your teaching to meet individual needs
- Correctly assess the starting points of each of your students
“We use the MidYIS data to pay attention to building skills, confidence and motivation, and it’s the starting point of our focus on literacy across the curriculum, in all subjects and in every classroom.”
What are Cambridge CEM baseline assessments?
Every student is different. When new students join your school or you meet your new class, how do you know what their individual needs are to differentiate teaching and learning? How do you know where to focus your resources and support?
It takes time to reveal students’ individual learning needs and potential through observation alone.
Our baseline assessments can provide this information instantly. Baseline assessments are used at the beginning of a year or stage and provide information on a students’ skills and abilities.