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  • One of the leading thinkers on international comparisons in education has called for countries to avoid the “silly notion” that there is a “holy grail” when it comes to system improvement.

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  • It answers the question ‘What is knowledge?’ in 34 different languages. Now a stunning public art project which features at the heart of Cambridge Assessment’s new international headquarters has been unveiled.

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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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