Design and Technology GCSE 2017

The new single title Design and Technology GCSE, will be first taught from 2017 and examined 2019.

Design and Technology GCSE 2017

The new single title Design and Technology GCSE should be a significant milestone in the history of the subject.

It is important that Design and Technology teachers fully embrace the spirit of the reform and develop their department’s ability to provide a positive and enhanced experience for their students.

We will provide new information and support for teachers as soon as it becomes available

Take a look at all the specifications from all the Awarding Organisations

Contextual Challenge  or (non-examined assessment component)

The new Design and Technology GCSE for first examining in 2019, brings with it a significant change with the requirements of the (contextual challenge) coursework element, now called the non-examined assessment component.  The component now accounts for 50% rather than 60% of the overall marks. It is a vital element of the assessment process and one that is understandably causing some anxiety in schools. find out more

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