PEOPLE

  • Bene't Steinberg

    Group Director Public Affairs

    Cambridge Assessment

    Bene’t has been working in the education field for over 15 years, principally dealing with the politics and perception of assessments and examinations. He has oversight of all of Cambridge Assessment’s education operations – the UK exam board OCR, Cambridge International Examinations and Cambridge ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) as well as the largest research capability of its kind in the world. Bene’t sees the impact of policy on his two children. Bene’t has a BA in Politics from Lancaster University. Before coming to Cambridge, Bene’t was at top public affairs agencies delivering advice and public affairs programmes to some of Britain’s major corporations.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Cambridgeshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Doping in Sport

DEBATE: The BBC

Regional Final: East 2014/15

DEBATE: Art Censorship

Regional Final: East 2014/15

DEBATE: Voting

Qualifying Round: Cambridgeshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Libraries

Qualifying Round: Cambridgeshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Role models

Regional Final: East 2012/13

DEBATE: European Union

Qualifying Round: Cambridgeshire 2012/13

DEBATE: Free speech

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



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