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Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test MAHATET 2022 and 2023 CDP Child Development Pedagogy Syllabus

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MAHATET 2022 and 2023 – Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted by the Maharashtra State Council Of Examination – MSCE, as the eligibility test for aspirants interested in the post of a teacher in government and private schools in the state.

The MAHATET – Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test comprises of two Papers – I and II.

  • Candidates seeking eligibility for a job as a teacher for primary classes I to V in the state of Maharashtra must apply for paper I.
  • Candidates seeking eligibility for a job as a teacher for elementary level classes VI to VIII in the state of Maharashtra must appear for paper II.
  • Candidates may also appear for both papers and upon clearing, will be eligible for teaching classes I to VIII in schools in the state of Maharashtra

The MAHATET 2022 and 2023 is only a qualification test; and not a selection exam. Candidates need to apply for specific jobs as and when advertised and may have to go through other selection processes as applicable.

In this article, we will look at the official and the detailed syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy – CDP part of the Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test – Papers I and II.

Child Development and Pedagogy – CDP will consist of 30 questions (MCQs) out of the 150 questions in both Papers 1 and 2 of the Maharashtra MAHATET 2022 and 2023.

Candidates can refer to the detailed syllabus below for the important topics on which the Maharashtra MAHATET CDP questions will be based.


Maharashtra MAHATET 2022 and 2023 Paper I Detailed Syllabus For Child Development and Pedagogy CDP – Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test

1. DEVELOPMENT OF CHILD

  • Development, Growth & Maturation – Concept & Nature
  • Principles of Development
  • Factors influencing Development – Biological, Psychological, Sociological
  • Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships – Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, early Childhood, late Child hood.
  • Understanding Development – Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers
  • Individual differences – Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their Assessment
  • Development of Personality – Concept, Factors effecting development of Personality
  • Adjustment, Behavioral problems, Mental Health
  • Methods and Approaches of Child Development – Observation, Interview, Case study, Experimental, Cross sectional and Longitudinal
  • Developmental tasks and Hazards

2. UNDERSTANDING LEARNING

  • Concept, Nature of Learning – Input – Process – Outcome
  • Factors of Learning – Personal and Environmental
  • Approaches to Learning and their applicability – Behaviorism (Skinner, Pavlov, Thorndike), Constructivism (Piaget, Vygotsky), Gestalt (Kohler, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura)
  • Dimensions of Learning – Cognitive, Affective and Performance
  • Motivation and Sustenance – its role in learning.
  • Memory & Forgetting
  • Transfer of Learning

3. PEDAGOGICAL CONCERNS

  • Teaching and its relationship with learning and learner
  • Learners in Contexts: Situating learner in the socio-political and cultural context
  • Children from diverse contexts – Children With Special Needs (CWSN), Inclusive Education
  • Understanding of Pedagogic methods – Enquiry based learning, Project based learning, Survey, Observation and Activity based learning
  • Individual and Group learning: Issues and concerns with respect to organizing learning in class room like Study habits, Self learning and Learning to learn skills
  • Organizing learning in heterogeneous class room groups – Socio-economic background, Abilities and Interest
  • Paradigms of organizing Learning – Teacher centric, Subject centric and Learner centric
  • Teaching as Planned activity – Elements of Planning
  • Phases of Teaching – Pre active, Interactive and Post active
  • General and Subject related skills, competencies required in teaching and attributes of good facilitator
  • Learning resources – Self, Home, School, Community, Technology
  • Class room Management: Role of student, teacher, Leadership style of teacher, Creation of non-threatening learning environment, Managing behavior problems, Guidance & Counseling,
  • Punishment and its legal implications, Rights of a child, Time Management.
  • Distinction between Assessment for Learning & Assessment of Learning, School based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation : Perspective & Practice
  • Understanding teaching & learning in the context of NCF 2005, NEP 2020 & Right To Education Act, 2009.

Maharashtra MAHATET 2022 and 2023 Paper II Detailed Syllabus For Child Development and Pedagogy CDP – Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test

1. DEVELOPMENT OF CHILD

  • Development, Growth & Maturation – Concept & Nature
  • Principles of development
  • Factors influencing Development – Biological, Psychological, Sociological
  • Dimensions of Development and their interrelationships – Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, early Childhood, late Childhood, Adolescence.
  • Understanding Development – Piaget, Kohlberg, Chomsky, Carl Rogers
  • Individual differences – Intra & Inter Individual differences in the areas of Attitudes, Aptitude, Interest, Habits, Intelligence and their Assessment
  • Development of Personality – Concept, Factors effecting development of Personality
  • Adjustment, Behavioral problems, Mental Health
  • Methods and Approaches of Child Development – Observation, Interview, Case study, Experimental, Cross sectional and Longitudinal
  • Developmental tasks and Hazards

2. UNDERSTANDING LEARNING

  • Concept, Nature of Learning – input – process – outcome
  • Factors of Learning – Personal and Environmental
  • Approaches to Learning and their applicability – Behaviorism (Skinner, Pavlov, Thorndike), Constructivism (Piaget, Vygotsky), Gestalt (Kohler, Koffka) and Observational (Bandura)
  • Dimensions of Learning – Cognitive, Affective and Performance
  • Motivation and Sustenance – its role in learning.
  • Memory & Forgetting
  • Transfer of Learning

3. PEDAGOGICAL CONCERNS

  • Teaching and its relationship with learning and learner
  • Learners in Contexts: Situating learner in the socio-political and cultural context
  • Children from diverse contexts – Children With Special Needs (CWSN), Inclusive Education
  • Understanding of pedagogic methods – Enquiry based learning, Project based learning, Survey, Observation and Activity based learning
  • Individual and Group learning: Issues and concerns with respect to organizing learning in class room like Study habits, Self learning and Learning to learn skills
  • Organizing learning in heterogeneous class room groups – Socio-economic background, Abilities and Interest
  • Paradigms of organizing Learning-Teacher centric, Subject centric and Learner centric
  • Teaching as Planned activity – Elements of Planning
  • Phases of Teaching – Pre active, Interactive and Post active
  • General and Subject related skills, competencies required in teaching and attributes of good facilitator
  • Learning resources – Self, Home, School, Community, Technology
  • Class room Management: Role of student, teacher, Leadership style of teacher, Creation of non-threatening learning environment, Managing behavior problems, Guidance & Counselling,
  • Punishment and its legal implications, Rights of a child, Time Management.
  • Distinction between Assessment for Learning & Assessment of Learning, School based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation : Perspective & Practice
  • Understanding teaching & learning in the context of NCF 2005, NEP 2020 & Right To Education Act, 2009

Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test MAHATET 2022 and 2023 Official Websites

Candidates applying for the Maharashtra Teacher Eligibility Test – MAHATET 2022 and 2023 Paper 1 or Paper 2 – for eligibility to be appointed as a teacher in the state should regularly visit the official website(s) below, for the latest announcements and updates.

Maharashtra State Council Of Examination – MSCE – https://www.mscepune.in

MAHATET website – https://mahatet.in


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