Insights provide a platform for sharing our views and research on the big education topics that impact assessment around the globe.

It’s all about choices

Paul Steer, Head of Policy at OCR, insists we must welcome the new proposals for careers advice which may not be perfect but have to be an improvement on where we are now and which include a commitment to providing advice to students about the new T Levels.

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The research tradition at Cambridge Assessment

Although research projects have been carried out at Cambridge Assessment since the 1930s, it wasn't until 1967 that a permanent research unit was established. Our archivist Gillian tells the story of how three examination boards came together to make it happen.

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Digital research methods in action

Collaboration with external education experts is essential to our research and we face a constant challenge in making our co-operation with them as time- and cost-effective as possible.

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We have also hosted a series of debates on some of the current issues in education. These include:

Please note that in providing a platform for educational debate not all material shown here represents our own views.


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