Our Values

Our mission is to provide excellence in education and make sure all learners benefit from a fair and accurate assessment of their skills, knowledge and understanding.

We are committed to ensuring that all our assessments are fair, ethical and delivered to the highest standards.

We believe that educational integrity should be at the heart of all assessment and that tests and qualifications need to reflect each individual's knowledge and understanding.

About us

At Cambridge Assessment, our purpose is to help learners demonstrate and fulfil their potential.

Cambridge Assessment comprises of OCR, Cambridge Assessment International Education, and Cambridge Assessment English. We are the oldest exams group still in existence and the only one attached to a university.

As a department of the University of Cambridge, we provide education programmes and exams in over 170 countries, for over 8 million learners of all ages and abilities. Our qualifications are backed by world-class research.

We are an international not-for-profit organisation with 160 years of expertise. We support and learn from teachers, schools and governments. Together, we are shaping education and creating a confident future for learners.


As one of the major UK exam boards, OCR is responsible for creating and marking exams taken by over a million learners each year. Our assessments are designed to engage people of all ages and abilities at school, college, in work or through part-time learning programmes.

We provide GCSEs and A Levels in over 40 subjects and offer over 450 vocational qualifications. We work with over 10,000 examiners and assessors, over 90% of whom are teachers or ex-teachers, who create and mark our exams.

Cambridge International

Cambridge Assessment International Education operates in more than 10,000 schools in over 160 countries.

We are looking to support our growth by working alongside committed, passionate individuals who share our values and believe in the importance of high quality education.

As an assessment specialist with us, you will gain an insight into the teaching and assessment of Cambridge qualifications around the world. We offer training to support your professional development with freelance opportunities which fit around your existing commitments.

Cambridge English

Our international reputation for excellence, reliability and fairness in language assessment depends on the high quality and professionalism of our examiners. Thousands of people work for us as examiners, both in the UK and in countries around the world. 

If you have a language teaching qualification and have relevant teaching experience, there may be opportunities for you to work with us as an examiner.