Blogs by The Assessment Network

The art of setting and maintaining grading standards - a Cambridge perspective

by The Assessment Network, 27 March 2024
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Grading is the procedure of setting thresholds, boundaries or cut-off scores to distinguish how well a candidate has performed in assessments for a particular syllabus. In this blog, Dr Ellen Leggate, Senior Assessment Advisor at Cambridge Assessment International Education will cover some of the key approaches for setting and maintaining a grading standard and the sources of evidence which can be used.

Using a self-study course to build on your global assessment experience

by The Assessment Network, 06 March 2023
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Stephen Ives has been on an incredible journey in the world of assessment. Having spent over 12 years teaching English to adults both in the UK and abroad after completing his Cambridge DELTA qualification, Stephen has gone on to support the implementation of assessment processes across the globe. Here, Stephen discusses how completing CPD training with Cambridge Assessment Network is supporting his career development.