About us

About us

At Cambridge Assessment, our purpose is to help learners demonstrate and fulfil their potential. We care about making a difference for every learner.

As a department of the University of Cambridge, we provide education programmes and exams in over 170 countries, offering global recognition. We unlock the power of education for millions of learners of all ages and abilities.

We have unrivalled depth of experience in national education systems, international education and English language learning. We are an international not-for-profit organisation with unique strengths and 160 years of expertise. Our qualifications are backed by the largest research capability of its kind.

We support and learn from teachers, schools and governments. Together, we are shaping education and creating a confident future for learners.

Our research

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Each and every learner benefits from our research, which is at the heart of all our qualifications and education programmes.

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Professional development

Professional development for members of the worldwide education assessment community. Sharing our expertise to help you better support learners.

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We work in partnership with governments and national education organisations around the world to create tailored solutions in curriculum programmes, assessment models and teaching and learning.

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Archives service

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Our archives support learners by providing a rich resource of information about the development of school exams and educational assessment.

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Helping learners demonstrate and fulfil their potential

We provide world-class qualifications, and education programmes that give learners the confidence to demonstrate and fulfil their potential.

Our people

We research, create, and deliver world-class assessments securely to over 170 countries, supported by leading-edge technology and a global team of more than 2,500 people.

Our Group Chief Executive heads up the Corporate Board which comprises Group Directors from across the organisation, including the chief executives of our exam boards.

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A101 – book now for September

Booking is now open for the September session of the A101: Introducing the Principles of Assessment online course.

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About Cambridge Assessment - who we are and what we do.