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Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test OTET 2022 and 2023 CDP Child Development Pedagogy Syllabus

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The Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test OTET 2022 and 2023 is conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha as the eligibility test for appointment as a teacher in classes 1 to 8 in the State of Odisha.

The Board of Secondary Education, Odisha is a Body Corporate constituted under the Odisha Secondary Education Act, 1953. It regulates, controls and develops Secondary Education in the State of Odisha. BSEO conducts the OTET 2022 and 2023 as per the NCTE guidelines.

The OTET 2022 and 2023 consists of two papers.

  • Paper 1 is for aspirants who plan to teach classes 1-5
  • Paper 2 is for aspirants who plan to teach classes 6-8
  • Candidates who clear both the Papers 1 and 2 are eligible to teach across all classes from 1 to 8

OTET Papers I and II will have 150 MCQs, of which 30 MCQs will be from CDP – Child Development & Pedagogy, which is a compulsory subject in this exam.

Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test OTET 2022 and 2023 Child Development and Pedagogy CDP Syllabus – Paper 1

Unit 1 – Understanding Child Development during Childhood (focus on children at primary level)

  • Concept, principles and stages of child development
  • Characteristics of physical, cognitive, social, emotional and moral development in childhood
  • Influence of heredity and environment in understanding the child

Unit 2 – Understanding Learning Process and Learners

  • Learning – concept, nature and individual differences in learning
  • Understanding how child learns – learning through observation, limitation
  • Understanding low child learns – various methods of learning
  • Basic conditions of learning and promotion of learning through motivation, classroom learning environment and teacher behaviour
  • Development of creative thinking

Unit 3 – Concept of Inclusive Education and Understanding Children with special needs

  • Concept of inclusive education
  • Addressing the needs of diverse group of learning in inclusive classroom (Children With Special Needs CWSN, girls, SC / ST)
  • Addressing the talented, creative learning

Unit 4 – Approaches to teaching and learning

  • Teacher-centred, learner-centred and learning-centred approach
  • Competency-based and activity-based approach
  • TLM – its importance, use and preparation for classroom transaction
  • Teaching competency to handle mono-grade and multi-grade situation

Unit 5 – Assessment

  • Continuous and comprehensive assessment
  • Purpose of assessment
  • Assessing scholastic and other scholastic areas
  • Sharing of assessment outcomes and follow up

Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test OTET 2022 and 2023 Child Development and Pedagogy CDP Syllabus – Paper 2

Unit 1 – Child Development (Focus on Upper Primary School Children)

  • Features of Physical, Cognitive, Social, Emotional & Moral development during pre-adolescence and adolescence
  • Effect of Heredity and Environment on development
  • Needs and problems of adolescents
  • Individual differences among learners

Unit 2 – Learning

  • Learning as meaning making knowledge and construction
  • How children learn – observation, initiation, trial, error, experience
  • Learning as social activity
  • Rote learning and meaningful learning
  • Factors affecting learning
  • Strategies for promoting lessons
  • Addressing learners from diverse background including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties and impairment
  • Addressing the talented, creative and specially abled learners

Unit 3 – Curriculum Teaching – Learning Approaches and Evaluation

  • Teacher-centred, learner centred and learning-centred approaches
  • Principles of curriculum organization
  • Teaching learning aids
  • Continuous comprehensive assessment of learning, planning and designing achievement tests, rating scale, check list
  • Test reliability and validity
  • Data representation – mean, mode and median and standard deviation

OTET 2022 and 2023 Official Website – Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test

Candidates applying for the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test – OTET 2022 and 2023 should regularly visit the official website at http://www.bseodisha.ac.in for the latest announcements and updates.


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