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Detail of outcome
Given the support expressed by respondents, we have decided to adopt all our consultation proposals unchanged, with only one minor change: at both GCSE and AS/A level, we have amended our guidance on assessment objective AO3 to clarify how the evaluation of electronic systems should be assessed.
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Detail of feedback received
There were 3 responses to the consultation – all from organisations.
One respondent did not comment directly on our proposals, but instead provided general comments on the reform of modern foreign languages. The other two respondents both supported our proposals.
This consultation is about the rules and guidance we plan to put in place for new GCSEs, AS and A levels in electronics. These rules will apply to the new electronics GCSEs, AS and A levels that will be taught in schools in England from September 2017.
This consultation takes forward decisions made following our earlier consultation ‘Developing new GCSEs, AS and A Levels for first teaching in 2017 - Part 2’, and is part of Ofqual’s work supporting the government’s changes to GCSEs, AS and A levels.