Latest Updates

Here you will find a variety of interesting articles about CEM and our work. If you have an interesting news item you would like us to consider for inclusion on the website please contact CEM@cambridge.org.

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1 March 2022

Statement on the invasion of Ukraine

As part of Cambridge University Press & Assessment, we have been working swiftly to understand the difficulties faced by all those with whom we work. Read our full statement.

1 February 2022

New Look

Did you know we have a new logo that brings us closer to the Cambridge community? Find out more here

2 November 2021

Reception Baseline Assessment Blog

Dr Pat Preedy shares the differences between CEM’s BASE assessment and the mandatory UK government’s Reception Baseline Assessment in the latest blog.

27 October 2021

How well do we understand wellbeing?

Teachers’ experiences in an extraordinary educational era: Chris Jellis, Joanna Williamson and Irenka Suto

New research from CEM released in Research Matters, the journal from Cambridge University Press & Assessment.

10 August 2021


We’re excited to introduce our new collaboration platform. It’s your chance to work with us to develop your own ideas, find solutions that help you in the classroom and improve our assessment products. Get involved here.

1 August 2021

Cambridge University Press & Assessment

Cambridge Assessment and Cambridge University Press have joined to form Cambridge University Press & Assessment, bringing together expertise in research, teaching, learning and assessment.


30 June 2021

How Does Baseline Assessment Data Impact Student Learning?

Article featured in Business World Education, India. Find out more.


June 2021

We’re very pleased to welcome Irenka Suto, Jonathan Ryder and Jon Everett onto our board of directors. They bring a huge wealth of expertise and we’re looking forward to the future together.


12 April 2021

Learning the Lockdown Lesson

CEM has launched new research project to explore the impact lockdown has had on teacher and student wellbeing.


28 January 2021

Remembering Professor Christine Merrell

Professor Christine Merrell sadly passed away on 9th January after a short illness. Read Kate Bailey’s tribute... Find out more.


11 June 2019

The Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring joins the Cambridge family

Cambridge Assessment and Cambridge University Press have jointly acquired the renowned Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM). Find out more.


4 June 2019

The Big Evidence Debate

Leading educational experts Dylan Wiliam and Larry Hedges gave fascinating keynote presentations, and thought leaders and educational practitioners joined them to debate the contribution that meta-analysis and randomised control trials make to understanding what works in education. Find out more.


13 February 2017

Carol Taylor Fitz-Gibbon 1938 – 2017

It is with deep sadness and regret that we learned of the death of Professor Carol Taylor Fitz-Gibbon. Read Professor Rob Coe’s words on his formative mentor... Find out more.