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12th February 2018

We know it is vital that teachers have access to reliable information throughout Reception, to help them make informed decisions so they can transform the academic outcomes of the children they teach. So we developed PIPS (Performance Indicators in Primary School) and later the BASE assessment for children in Reception.

We believe that one of the most powerful ways to improve pupil outcomes is to give teachers robust, diagnostic, detailed information on individual pupil developmental levels in Reception.

Read our latest blog about what we think baseline assessment should tell you, and our take on the DfE’s proposal for a new statutory reception baseline assessment.

11th January 2018

24th – 27th January, ExCEL

Coming to the BETT show this month? We’ll be there from the 24th – 27th January and we'd love to hear what you think about our new style assessment reports. Book your 15 minute demo session with us at BETT now As well as being one of the first to see our new style reports, as a thank you for giving us your feedback we’ll also give you a £10 Costa voucher to enjoy a coffee or two on us!

29th January 2018

Director of CEM, Professor Robert Coe, and Director of Policy Katherine Bailey will be speaking at the Schools North East Evidence-Based Education event on Friday 9th February at Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield.

This year the focus is on Literacy, and how to effectively implement literacy skills in your school. Find out more and book your place here.

Our Product Management team will also be at the event to answer your questions about our assessments. We’re always on the look-out for schools to work with us and would love to get your feedback on our new style reports, so do come and have a chat with us if you are coming to the event.

27th March 2017

Great news! The Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) has been announced as Education Exporter of Year in the 2017 Education Resources Awards (ERA).

The ERA’s, organised by The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), are recognised throughout the sector as the accolade of excellence and highlight and reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services and people as well as the best educational establishments and the most dedicated members of the teaching profession.

The Education Exporter of the Year award recognises CEM’s influence and positive impact on international education.

Katharine Bailey, CEM’s Director of Applied Research received the award at a ceremony held in Birmingham on Friday 17th March and commented, ‘This is a fabulous achievement for CEM. Our assessments are now used in over 70 countries around the world to help teachers improve the educational outcomes of their students. It’s great to have this recognition.’


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