Our research

Our research

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Each and every learner benefits from our research, which is at the heart of all our qualifications and education programmes. Across Cambridge Assessment we have a team of more than 80 researchers, which makes our research capability the largest of its kind in Europe. It is this research strength that enables us to help teachers, learners and governments lead the way in education and unlock its power.

But our research is not just about ensuring our qualifications and services are the very best for learners. It’s also designed to add to knowledge and understanding about assessment in education, both nationally and internationally. Sometimes too, we do research for governments and agencies. It’s all with one goal in mind – helping learners.

Areas of expertise

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Our researchers provide a wealth of information ranging from authoritative views on current assessment topics to long term research underpinned by more than 150 years of experience.

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Archives service

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Our archives support learners by providing a rich resource of information about the development of school exams and educational assessment.

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Data Bytes

A regular series of graphics from our research team, highlighting the latest research findings and trends in education and assessment.

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Research Matters

Research Matters is our free biannual publication which allows us to share our assessment research, in a range of fields, with the wider assessment community.