Cambridge Digital Assessment Programme

New Cambridge research helps shape the future of assessment

This cross-Cambridge University research, led by the Digital Education Futures Initiative, looks forward to 2050, not to predict the future of assessment, but to use Futures Thinking to anticipate plausible assessment futures. Read the report

The Cambridge Digital Assessment Programme uses research to inform assessment design and evaluate the quality of assessments.

This work will help both schools, and Cambridge, develop an evidence base for what works well digitally, and how to prepare better for a digital future. Find out more:
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Speed, accuracy, focus: digital mock exams take off

Our digital mocks service offers on-screen versions of past papers, available in a small number of carefully chosen assessments.

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How do learners use ChatGPT to write essays?

This blog describes a small scale study which is part of how we are building our understanding of how students use generative AI in their learning and assessment.

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Research insights