On Wednesday 2nd November CATS Cambridge was abuzz with anticipation. Students filled the lecture hall, packing every seat down to the very last step. There was a hum of conversation in the room, which faded down to silence as the man of the hour arrived. Lord Simon Woolley stepped up to the podium, in front […]
“I congratulate all of our GCSE students being awarded their results today. 100% of our History grades are A* and 100% of our Art and Design grades are A* as well. We’re proud of the strong academic foundation that our GCSE students have laid down and wish them only greater heights of success as their […]
CATS Cambridge is so excited to welcome our new students this September. To make sure your new adventure has the best possible start we’ve created a list of things you can’t forget to pack before jetting off. This will help ensure your journey to the UK runs smoothly and you have everything you need to […]
When you walk through Cambridge you often, unknowingly, retrace the footsteps of world changing individuals who once lived here, from Watson and Crick to Stephen Hawking. But in the spirit of National Book Lovers Day we cannot recommend retracing the footsteps of anyone other than Rupert Brooke, a local literary hero. Brooke arrived in Cambridge […]
16th of June was the perfect day to graduate. Above students’ heads was a cloudless blue sky and in front of them was a beautiful stone church, that has stood in the community since the 1200’s. Today they would add their own piece of history to it. Proud parents, siblings and other family members streamed […]
There’s lots going on in Cambridge, meaning it’s hard to choose what to do. We planned the perfect day in Cambridge so you don’t have to!
Famous for its world-class university and beautiful scenery, Cambridge is a hub of academic excellence. Students and educators travel from around the world for the opportunity to work, study and live in this renowned city. Amongst students, Cambridge is generally known for its quiet and focused atmosphere, however that doesn’t mean there isn’t lots going […]
Congratulations to students and staff who competed Cambridge’s annual Chariots of Fire race to raise money for Arthur Rank Hospice.
First impressions are everything, which is why CATS Cambridge prides itself on making a good first impression. This is how…
Find out what International Happiness Day looks like at CATS Cambridge!
No one doubts that feedback is a powerful tool within the learning process. In many respects it is critical to enabling progression. Several projects being conducted by the CATS Cambridge research community suggest that getting feedback right, and ensuring that it is understood and applied requires a highly nuanced individualised approach. Successful feedback is argued […]
For my CamSTAR Research project, I will be looking at how we can make visible (explicit) the invisible (implicit)cultural boundaries impacting the effectiveness of feedback. David Didau makes us aware of the input/output myth “what we teach is what students learn”. (Didau, D. 2013). When we give feedback, we expect students to receive this feedback […]