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Podcast gallery

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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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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.

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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.

View the archive materials here.

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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.

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New look for education economics research digest (30 mb)

James Croft and Gabriel Heller Sahlgren from the Centre for Education Economics (CfEE) talk about what the CfEE does, why education economics is important and how their regular research digest is changing.

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New Year predictions for education in England in 2019 (26 mb)

Paul Steer, Head of Policy at OCR, talks about what he thinks will be the hot topics in education in 2019, including T Levels, quality of marking, and recent reforms to A Levels and GCSEs.

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Black Cantabs: History Makers portrait narratives (19 mb)

This groundbreaking exhibition tells the stories of black students in Cambridge, from the forgotten pioneers of centuries past to the celebrated successes of today. Narrated by Favaad Iqbal and Yozzie Osman from the Cambridge Assessment BAME Network.