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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.


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. Find out more.


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.