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INFORMATION &

COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Exam Board - EDEXCEL

The Edexcel International GCSE in ICT enables students to:

• acquire and apply ICT skills, knowledge and understanding in a range of contexts

• develop ICT-based solutions to address challenges and solve problems

• develop an understanding of ICT systems

• develop an understanding and awareness of current and emerging technologies

• develop an awareness of the legal, social, ethical and environmental consequences of the use of ICT systems for individuals, organizations and society

• recognize potential risks when using ICT and develop safe, secure and responsible practice.

Course Description:

Paper 1 - Code: 4IT1 / 01 Assessment

Topic1: Digital Devices

Topic 2: Connectivity

Topic 3: Operating Online

Topic 4: Online Goods and Services

Written paper lasting one hour and 30 minutes, set and marked by Pearson Single tier of entry

The total number of marks available is 100

Paper 2 - Code: 4IT1 / 02

Students must study both of the following topics:

Topic 5: Applying ICT

Topic 6: Software Skills

Practical paper lasting three hours, set and marked by Pearson. Single tier of entry

The total number of marks available is 100