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GCSE ICT

WJEC GCSE in Information and Communication Technology

 This course offers a unique opportunity for students to identify and solve real problems by designing information and communication systems in a wide range of contexts relating to their personal interests.  Information and Communication Technology develops candidates' interdisciplinary skills and their capacity for imaginative, innovative thinking, creativity and independence. 

 Learners will study how to:

  • become independent and discerning users of ICT, able to make informed decisions about its use and aware of its implications for individuals, organisations and society
  • acquire and apply creative and technical skills, knowledge and understanding of ICT in a range of contexts
  • develop ICT-based solutions to solve problems
  • develop their understanding of current and emerging technologies and their social and commercial impact
  • develop their understanding of the legal, social, economic, ethical and environmental issues raised by ICT
  • recognise potential risks when using ICT, and develop safe, secure and responsible practice
  • develop the skills to work collaboratively