Emma has worked at CEM since 2002, using her expertise to design improvements to our systems. Emma is passionate about the future technology can play in assessment and measuring what matters. Her key interests are eAssessment, data for longitudinal tracking and simplifying access to CEM data for all.
Katharine joined CEM in 1996 and has many years of experience working with schools and governments in the UK and around the world, helping them to use assessment data for pupil and school improvement. She has a BSc in psychology and research methods. Her Masters degree involved the development of an assessment to measure the relative abilities of young children to decode emotional facial expressions. She is currently studying for a doctorate exploring the validity of interpretations made from assessment data with a particular focus on children from socially deprived backgrounds and those for whom English is an additional language.
Having worked at CEM since 1994, Christine directs CEM’s research and evaluation unit. Her research interests include monitoring the progress and attitudes of severely inattentive, hyperactive and impulsive young children and investigating how to help them succeed in the classroom.