The CERP blog is home to posts by our researchers on current projects, assessment issues, interesting data analyses, and anything else in between. Have a browse, and feel free to leave comments beneath the posts.

14 March 2017

Ben Smith discovers the power of propensity score matching

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19 July 2016

What does that innocuous ‘%’ symbol really mean? Kate Kelly ponders percentages

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20 April 2016

Emma Armitage and Ben Jones dispel some of the myths that surround the evolution of standards, as historic A-level Computer Science papers come to light

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11 April 2016

Academics: ditch the jargon to improve public understanding of assessment, writes Claire Jackson

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18 February 2016

Ben Smith investigates claims that there is a ‘North-South’ divide in exam attainment, and offers an alternative analysis

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22 December 2015

This blog post comes with a public service announcement: look away now if you have yet to learn the results of Strictly Come Dancing’s final, for here be spoilers

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21 December 2015

Lena Gray considers the seductive appeal of academic freedom

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17 December 2015

As the latest instalment of Star Wars hits our screens, Victoria Spalding explains – tongue firmly in cheek – how Han Solo can help with mark scheme design

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1 December 2015

Ruth Johnson reflects on the Association for Educational Assessment – Europe's Glaswegian gathering, and considers how a discussion space can shape researcher identity

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30 October 2015

The English Baccalaureate (EBacc) is back in the limelight as the focus of an autumn consultation. Emma Armitage examines its impact

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