Information and Communication Technology (4520)

GCSE Information and Communication Technology helps students develop their knowledge of current and emerging technologies, a range of ICT tools and techniques and society's use of ICT. This specification requires students to develop their ability to work collaboratively.

The Full Course is made up of one externally assessed examination worth 40 per cent of the qualification and two controlled assessment units worth 30 per cent each.

The Short Course is made up of one externally assessed examination worth 40 per cent of the qualification and one controlled assessment unit worth 60 per cent.

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YRS-2-1Engage your students with this video of the ethical impact of programming from the 2013 Festival of Code.




Related specifications

There is a choice of specifications for this subject. Please check with your teacher or exams officer if you are not sure which to select.


Specification

Codes and references

Qualification type GCSE
Specification title Information and Communication Technology
Specification code 4520
Certification code 4522
4521
QAN codes 50079414
50085104

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