Cambridge Digital Assessment Programme

New Cambridge research helps anticipate and 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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Cambridge researchers share their work at AEA-Europe 2023

The rich programme contains eighteen Cambridge research papers including Martina Kuvalja on how we evaluate our Digital Mocks Service and Sarah Hughes chairs a session ‘Educational Futures in Flux’.

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