Events

The Cambridge Assessment Archives – not just an historical treasure

Speakers:

Gillian Cooke (Cambridge Assessment)
Andrew Watts (Network Principal Consultant)

Date: 01 Oct 2013 Venue: Cambridge Assessment 9 Hills Road Cambridge England CB2 1PB
Type: Seminar Fee: Free to attend

Hosted by the Network this seminar examined the role of the Corporate Archives from the organisation's beginnings as the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate in 1858 through the subsequent years of continuity and change.

Andrew Watts covered the history of the public examination system in England and the creation of the Local Examinations Syndicate while Gillian Cooke talked about the role of the Archives and what they hold in relation to the history of Cambridge Assessment. It was an interesting insight into policies and practice that the Archives reveal and the human stories that emerge from history. For more information see Cambridge Assessment Group Archives.

See below to hear the full podcast of the seminar and download the presentations.

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