Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

NOTE: CCEA will not be accepting entries from English centres for GCSE courses that begin in or after September 2012

For centres starting teaching Sept 2017 please refer to the GSCE Digital Technology specification.

Specification

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Specification
(PDF), Last Updated: 19 August 2013
NOTE: CCEA will NOT be accepting entries from English centres for GCSE courses that begin in or after September 2012

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This specification has two units:

  • Tools and Applications; and
  • Understanding ICT Systems in Everyday Life and Its Implications for Individuals, Organisations, Society and the Wider World.

The table below outlines the content in more detail:

Tools and Applications

Communications Software
Presentation Package
Information Handling Package
Spreadsheet Package

Understanding ICT Systems in Everyday Life and Its Implications for Individuals, Organisations, Society and the Wider World

Knowledge of ICT Components
Data and Information
Digital Communication Methods
Applications of ICT

For more information, see the specification.

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