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

What makes great assessment?

Tim Oates asks what makes great assessment? What are the current and foreseeable assessment challenges and uncertainties facing educators? What action can the profession take to address these challenges?

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Reforms, resits and 'good' passes

Paul Steer comments on the challenges of reforming functional skills, what a 'good pass' will look like at GCSE following the 9-1 reforms, and the 'heavily criticised' maths and English resit policy.

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

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Our newsletter Achieve gives you a snapshot of the work we have carried out worldwide during the last few months.

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SEMINAR: Memory biases and curricular illusions

How is learning limited by the brain's working memory? Watch Dr Helen Abadzi discuss #curricularillusions at this Network seminar.