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Download podcasts of Cambridge Assessment seminars, interviews, and other events. As a leading world authority on assessment, we help to provide clarity on assessment through explanation, information and education. We produce audio podcasts of our seminars and other events. You can also hear interviews with guest speakers and key education experts from around the world.

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Summit of Education (playlist)

A selection of videos and podcasts highlighting the best of the Cambridge Summit of Education: Anticipating the future of learning.

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Using technology to ensure curriculum coherence (21 mb)


In this podcast based on their Summit of Education breakout session, Nicky Rushton and Darren Macey of Cambridge Maths discuss how new technologies have the potential to transform the delivery of a subject like mathematics in classrooms.

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Preparing for the future: the importance of the first year in school (54 mb)


At the Summit of Education, Kate Bailey of CEM and Lydia Cuddy-Gibbs of ARK explored the importance of children’s first year at school for their future progress. In this podcast Kate Bailey explains how teachers and policy-makers can support young children during this phase of their development.

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Cambridge Assessment archives: Technological challenges from our past (51 mb)


As part of the Cambridge Assessment Summit of Education, Group Archivist Gillian Cooke led a breakout session looking back at the technology Cambridge Assessment used in the 19th and 20th centuries. Here she explains how the group has continually embraced innovation. Cambridge Assessment has a 160-year legacy but without technology we couldn’t have started!

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Professor Dame Athene Donald - My life in science (18mb)


How can we get more girls into STEM subjects? Professor Dame Athene Donald, Professor of Experimental Physics at Cambridge, talks about her life in science and her advice to school leaders on getting girls into STEM.

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Support for Refugees and Teachers of Refugees (15mb)


Cambridge English have been working to help refugees access education, training and English language courses, as Will Shaw and Chloe Saville explain in the third of our podcast series on refugee education.

Useful links for some of the projects mentioned.

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Volunteering in the Calais refugee camp (23mb)


Sol, Lee and Peter from the Cambridge Refugee Support Committee talk about volunteering in Calais, France, in the second episode of our refugee education series.

Contact the Refugee Support Committee

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The Cambridge Refugee Support Committee (19 mb)

In the first of a three-part refugee education special, Sol and Sinead explain how the Cambridge Refugee Support Committee started and what they do.

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An antidote to 'Teaching to the Test?' (13 mb)

Paul Steer, Head of Policy at OCR, predicts the impact of Ofsted's (the UK schools watchdog) new proposed inspection framework and whether it will help to reverse the current perceived emphasis on test scores as a means to judge whether a school is performing well.

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The Press and Assessment - A special exhibition (9 mb)

Gillian Cooke, Group Archivist, Cambridge Assessment talks through a special exhibition currently housed at Cambridge University Press which illustrates our 170-year working partnership.

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Emotional Resilience in Young People (14 mb)

Professor Colleen McLaughlin shares her long history in the field of emotional development and resilience in young people. She explains why it is important and explores whether can we teach it.

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Opening doors for migrants (20 mb)


Dr Sinéad Fitzsimons shared her experiences of projects designed to open doors for migrants to access education and how they dovetail with the work of Cambridge Assessment and partners.