Consultation outcome

GCSE reform: design and technology

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

Summary of responses received and the government’s response outlining the next steps.

We have also published an equality impact assessment of the revised content for this subject.

You can also find the revised content in the GCSE subject collection.

Original consultation


We're inviting views on changes to design and technology GCSE content.

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Consultation description

We are seeking views on revised subject content for GCSE design and technology for first teaching in 2017.

You should also consider the Ofqual consultation on assessment arrangements and objectives for GCSE design and technology.

You may also want to read the subject content for GCSE that we have already consulted on and published.


Published 1 July 2015
Last updated 4 November 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added government response and link to equality impact assessment.
  2. First published.