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Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test HTET 2022 and 2023 CDP Child Development Pedagogy Syllabus

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HTET 2022 and 2023 – Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted by the BSEH – Board of School Education Haryana as the eligibility test for aspirants interested in the post of a teacher in government and private schools in the state.

The HTET – Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test comprises of Three Levels

  • Candidates who wish to secure a job for as a teacher for primary classes I to V must apply for Level 1 – PRT – Primary Teacher
  • Candidates who wish to secure a job as a teacher for the elementary level classes VI to VIII must appear for Level 2 – TGT – Trained Graduate Teacher
  • Candidates who wish to secure a job as a teacher for the elementary level classes IX to XII must appear for Level 3 – PGT – Post Graduate Teacher
  • If they meet the eligibility criteria, candidates may also appear for all the levels and upon clearing, will be eligible for teaching all classes from I to XII

The HTET 2022 and 2023 is only a qualification test; and not a selection exam.

In this article, we will look at the Child Development and Pedagogy – CDP syllabus for the Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test – Level 1 – PRT – Primary Teacher, Level 2 – TGT – Trained Graduate Teacher and Level 3 – PGT – Post Graduate Teacher.

Haryana HTET 2022 and 2023 Level 1 – PRT – Primary Teacher Syllabus For Child Development and Pedagogy CDP – Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test

The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy for HTET Level 1 – PRT – Primary Teacher will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the age group of 6-11 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics and needs of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

a) Child Development (Primary School Child)

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

c) Learning and Pedagogy

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Haryana HTET 2022 and 2023 Level 2 – TGT – Trained Graduate Teacher Syllabus For Child Development and Pedagogy CDP – Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test

The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy for HTET Level 2 – TGT – Trained Graduate Teacher will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning, relevant to the age group of 11-16 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

a) Child Development (Elementary School Child, Secondary / Senior Secondary School)

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

c) Learning and Pedagogy

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Haryana HTET 2022 and 2023 Level 3 – PGT – Post Graduate Teacher Syllabus For Child Development and Pedagogy CDP – Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test

The test items on Child Development and Pedagogy for HTET Level 3 – PGT – Post Graduate Teacher will focus on educational psychology of teaching and learning, relevant to the age group of 14-17 years. They will focus on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.

a) Child Development (Secondary School or Senior Secondary)

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of children
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
  • Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence
  • Language & Thought
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
  • Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

c) Learning and Pedagogy

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  • Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test HTET 2022 and 2023 Official Website

Candidates applying for the Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test – HTET 2022 and 2023 Level 1 – PRT – Primary Teacher, Level 2 – TGT – Trained Graduate Teacher and Level 3 – PGT – Post Graduate Teacher – for eligibility to be appointed as a teacher in the state should regularly visit the official website(s) mentioned below, for the latest announcements and updates.


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