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- 9 Dec 2011
Education Select Committee Inquiry: How should examinations for 15-19 year olds in England be run?
- We have given evidence to the Education Select Committee on the arguments in favour of and against having a range of awarding bodies for academic and applied qualifications, and the merits of alternative arrangements such as having one national body or examination boards franchised to offer qualifications in particular subjects or fields.
- 22 Nov 2011
Post-Qualification Admissions (PQA): do the benefits really outweigh the risks?
- Speaking at the Westminster Education Forum event 'University access and admissions - the next steps' in London today (22 November 2011), our Group Chief Executive Simon Lebus will discuss the implications of Post-Qualification Admissions (PQA).
- 10 Nov 2011
Maths is flawed
- “Maths education will always be flawed until schools, universities and employers agree on what maths skills they really want from young people”, says head of UK exam board.
- 16 Sep 2011
Learning, Teaching and the Brain
- At a conference hosted by University of Cambridge International Examinations, Dr Paul Howard Jones from Bristol University explained how teachers can use insights from neuroscience to provide more effective teaching and learning.
- 13 Sep 2011
Education not technology must dominate online exams
- Speaking at the Westminster Education Forum event in London today (13 September 2011), Cambridge Assessment's Group Chief Executive Simon Lebus will explain that many schools simply do not yet have enough machines to allow high numbers of students to take exams at the same time. Tests must be taken at the same time to ensure fairness.
- 23 Jun 2011
A better approach to Higher Education/exam board interaction for post-16 qualifications
- Proposals from Cambridge Assessment to restore the link between universities and A levels have been welcomed by the Universities Minister, David Willetts.
- 27 May 2011
Exam cheats beware
- This summer a new weapon against those who attempt to get away with cheating in examinations will be deployed.
- 13 May 2011
Response to Ofqual announcement of Standards Review
- We are delighted that the regulator, Ofqual, is building on our 'Exam standards: the big debate', the findings of which were sent to the Government in September of last year.
- 13 May 2011
OCR welcomes Government's backing of Wolf Report
- Our UK exam board, OCR, is delighted with the Government's response to the Wolf Report which confirms that "vocational education is immensely valuable".
- 11 May 2011
Students mind the gap
- Nearly all (94 per cent) current first year students feel their secondary education could have prepared them better for the academic rigour of university, according to our international exam board.
- 18 Mar 2011
Educating an interconnected world
- “Education for an interconnected world is not just for the mobile elite”, said the head of Cambridge Assessment at an international conference.
- 2 Mar 2011
Class of '41: Inspiring Polish servicemen and women commended by Cambridge
- Language testing experts from Cambridge University paid homage to the thousands of Polish servicemen and women who took English language examinations during the 1940s at a ceremony in London earlier this month.
- 20 Jan 2011
Cambridge Assessment expert on panel to review the curriculum
- In response to Tim Oates' appointment to lead an Expert Panel to review the National Curriculum Simon Lebus, Group Chief Executive of Cambridge Assessment, said: