CAS response to DfE consultation on new GCSE CS criteria
Created by Achim Jung
last edited Mar 09 2015 by Bruce Nightingale
Over the summer of 2014 the DfE and Ofqual ran simultaneous public consultations on the subject content and assessment criteria (respectively) for the GCSE in Computer Science. In late 2013 and early 2014 we responded to similar consultations about the Computer Science A level, with very worthwhile results.
By way of background, subject criteria documents are written by exam boards for the DfE. The describe the content that all specifications have to cover.
A CAS working group, chaired by Achim Jung, wrote responses to both consultations.
The CAS response to the DfE subject content consultation (Sept 2014)
The CAS response to the Ofqual assessment arrangements consultation (Sept 2014)
The members of the working party are listed in the responses.
Ofqual consulted on the proposed regulations and guidance for the design, delivery and award of new computer science GCSE. A CAS working party developed a response to the consultation: