Department for Education: live consultationshttp://www.education.gov.uk/consultations/Details of all current consultation exercises being conducted by the Department for Education.en-gb© Crown copyright. http://www.education.gov.uk/help/legalinformation/info@education.gsi.gov.ukinfo@education.gsi.gov.ukDepartment for Educationhttp://www.education.gov.uk/pns/feeds/dfes8831.gifhttp://www.education.gov.uk/consultations/ Design and Technology GCSE <p><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: medium;">This consultation seeks views on proposed subject content for GCSE design and technology which will be introduced from September 2017.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: medium;">The proposed subject content requirements are designed to become regulatory documents which set out the minimum knowledge, understanding and skills needed for GCSE design and technology. They provide the framework for awarding organisations to create the detail of qualification specifications.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: Calibri; font-size: medium;">This consultation covers:</span></p> <ul> <li>proposed content for a reformed GCSE in design and technolog</li> </ul> <p>Whilst responsibility for specifying the subject content of GCSEs and A levels lies with the Department for Education (DfE), responsibility for determining the assessment arrangements lies with Ofqual, the independent regulator. Ofqual is therefore consulting in parallel assessment arrangements for this subject, including the assessment objectives. In order to understand how students will be expected to engage with this subject it is important to consider both the content and the assessment objectives. The Ofqual consultation can be found <a href="http://comment.ofqual.gov.uk/developing-new-qualifications-for-2016-part-2/"><span style="color: #0000ff;">here</span></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> index.cfm?action=consultationDetails&consultationId=2005&external=no Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:45:00 GMT index.cfm?action=consultationDetails&consultationId=2005&external=no Cost of providing childcare review: call for evidence <h4>This call for evidence is part of a review of the cost of providing childcare. The evidence will inform the outcome of the review which will report later in the year.</h4> <h4>&nbsp;</h4> <p>&nbsp;</p> index.cfm?action=consultationDetails&consultationId=2007&external=no Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:30:00 GMT index.cfm?action=consultationDetails&consultationId=2007&external=no