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  • A project which promises to cut teacher workload while simultaneously raising the quality of teaching and learning has reached a major milestone, a Cambridge Assessment Network seminar has heard.

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  • The University of Cambridge today announced the appointment of Saul Nassé as the new Group Chief Executive of Cambridge Assessment.

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  • This year's Annual Review includes an afterword by Group Chief Executive Simon Lebus in which he reflects on 15 years of change in education and assessment.

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  • The average A Level English Literature student writes around 1,000 words per hour in an exam – or 17 words a minute, according to a Cambridge Assessment study. Researchers at Cambridge Assessment followed up an earlier study into the length of GCSE English Literature students’ essays and found a similar ‘Goldilocks effect’ in which candidates should not write too little, but should not write too much either.

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  • It’s probably one of the most common questions asked by students: how much do I need to write in an exam? Now researchers at Cambridge Assessment think they may have the answer.

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  • Cambridge Assessment’s Tim Oates CBE has been given a major industry award for his contribution to education.

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