Both employers and higher education institutions are placing an increasing importance on thinking skills as part of their selection processes. But what do we mean by thinking skills, why are they so important, and how can individuals improve them? In this podcast we talk to Lars Strannegård, President of the Stockholm School of Economics and […]
Professor Dave Putwain from Liverpool John Moores University joined Jill Duffy, Chief Executive of our UK exam board, OCR, to discuss the topic of student anxiety. Prof Putwain has a PhD in stress and anxiety, and he offers practical tips on how to reduce and manage anxiety that will be useful for students, parents and […]
This is the fourth in a series of podcasts from Cambridge Assessment Network focusing on different aspects and forms of assessment. In this episode, Mike Housden, Senior Assessment Manager at Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing discusses how admissions tests can be used to identify candidates with the most potential, how they give students an opportunity to […]
The Cambridge Assessment Network speak to Callum and Leo from the NCFE about the challenges and complexities involved in assessing apprenticeships and why apprenticeships are such an important route to qualification. The release of this podcast coincides with National Apprenticeship Week 2021 in England. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Introducing the GCE – an extract from Chapter 3 of Examining the World: A History of the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, by Helen and John Patrick See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
An analysis of A level and GCSE summer 2021 results, the quality assurance process and an equalities analysis.
This year’s GCSE outcomes explained after teacher-assessed grades.