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T-TET 2022 and 2023 CDP Child Development Pedagogy Syllabus Tripura Teacher Eligibility Test

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The Tripura Teacher Eligibility Test, T-TET 2022 and 2023 is conducted by the Teachers’ Recruitment Board, Tripura (TRBT) as the eligibility test for the posts of Under Graduate Teacher (for classes I to V) and Graduate Teacher (for classes VI-VIII) in the state.

In this article, we will look at the Child Development and Pedagogy – CDP syllabus for the Tripura Teacher Eligibility Test, T-TET 2022 and 2023 Paper 1 and Paper 2.

In both the Papers 1 and 2, there will be 30 CDP questions out of the total of 150 in each paper.

Tripura Teacher Eligibility Test, T-TET 2022 and 2023 Paper I – Child Development and Pedagogy – CDP syllabus

Paper I is the basic eligibility for Under Graduate Teacher (for classes I to V) posts.

(A) CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING

  • Growth, development and maturation: their relationship with learning.
  • Principles of development of childhood.
  • Impact of heredity and environment on development: nature-nurture controversy.
  • Socialization process of the child (with special reference to teachers, parents and peers).
  • Domains of development up to late childhood: physical, cognitive, emotional, social, moral and language.
  • Theories of Piaget, Kohlberg, Carol, Chomsky, Vygotsky and Rogers in relation to child development (with critical perspectives).
  • Concept of child centric and activity-based education.
  • Individual differences: attitude, aptitude, interest and intelligence, their measurement.
  • Theories of intelligence: Spearman, Guilford, Thurstone and Gardner – critical perspectives of the construct of intelligence.
  • Gender and education: gender roles, gender bias and educational practice with special reference to child development.
  • Mental health of the child: adjustment and behavioral problems during childhood.
  • Understanding differences among children based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion.
  • Distinction between assessment for learning and assessment of learning: school based assessment, continuous and comprehensive evaluation, perspectives and practices.
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness level of learners for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the class-room, measuring learning outcome of the learners.

(B) CONCEPTS OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION AND UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

  • Concept of exceptional children and children with special needs (CWSN).
  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived.
  • Concept of learning disability (LD), addressing the needs of children with learning disabilities.
  • Addressing the gifted, creative, specially-abled learners (mentally retarded and physically challenged).

(C) LEARNING AND PEDAGOGY

  • Process of thinking and learning of children: causes of children’s failure to achieve success in school performance with respect to quality education.
  • Basic approaches to learning: processes of teaching and learning, children’s strategies of learning, learning as social activity, social context of learning, child as a problem solver and scientific investigator.
  • Alternative concepts of learning in children: understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process.
  • Cognition and emotions: concept and nature of cognition, basic emotions, characteristics of childhood emotionality.
  • Motivation and learning: factors contributing to learning-personal and environmental, influence of motivation in learning.
  • Class-room management: creation of non-threatening learning environment, managing behavioral problems in class-room.
  • Punishment and its legal implications, rights of a child.
  • Guidance and counselling: concept, nature and types.

Tripura Teacher Eligibility Test, T-TET 2022 and 2023 Paper II – Child Development and Pedagogy – CDP syllabus

Paper II is the basic eligibility for Graduate Teacher (for classes V to VIII) posts.

(A) CHILD DEVELOPMENT (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILD)

  • Concept of development and its relation with learning.
  • Growth and development, stages of development, infancy, childhood and adolescence.
  • Principles of development of childhood.
  • Influence of heredity and environment on the development of child, role of the teachers.
  • Socialization process, social world and children, role of parents, peers and teachers in the process of socialization.
  • Piaget, Kohlberg, Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives, cognitive development theory of Piaget, moral development theory of Kohlberg, social constructivism theory of Vygotsky and their educational implications.
  • Concept of child-centered and progressive education, methods of teaching and learning, concept of progressive education, role of teachers.
  • Critical perspective of the construct of intelligence, multidimensional intelligence, Sternberg’s information processing theory, intelligence tests, concept of IQ.
  • Language and thought, different stages of language development, role of teacher in the process of language development.
  • Gender as a social construct, gender roles, gender-bias and educational practices, gender equality, teachers’ role.
  • Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community and religion etc.
  • Distinction between assessment for learning and assessment of learning, school-based assessment, continuous and comprehensive evaluation, perspectives and procedures.
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learners’ achievement.

(B) CONCEPT OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION AND UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

  • Addressing learners from diverse back grounds, including disadvantaged and deprived, educational implications.
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, impairment etc., mentally retarded, physically challenged socially and culturally deprived, identification and remedial measures.
  • Addressing the needs of exceptional children, talented, creative, specially-abled learners.

(C) LEARNING AND PEDAGOGY

  • Basic process of teaching and learning, children’s strategies of learning, learning as a social activity, social context of learning.
  • Creative learning situations, criteria of learning experiences, different modes of learning, social learning, co-operative and collaborative learning, group discussion, role of teachers.
  • 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: its process, perception, concept formation, thinking, imagination, reasoning-inductive and deductive, problem solving, memory.
  • Emotion: characteristics, emotional maturity, emotional intelligence, emotional quotient (EQ).
  • Motivation: concept, types and importance, theories of motivation.
  • Motivation and learning: factors effecting learning, theories of learning-Pavlov, Thorndike, Skinner, Piaget and Vygotsky.
  • Factors contributing to learning: personal and environmental.
  • Personality and adjustment: concepts, approaches, types and traits, measurement of personality, projective and non-projective techniques and adjustment mechanisms.

T-TET 2022 and 2023 Official Website – Tripura Teacher Eligibility Test

Candidates applying for the Tripura Teacher Eligibility Test T-TET 2022 and 2023 for Under Graduate Teacher (for classes I to V) or Graduate Teacher (for classes VI-VIII) eligibility should regularly visit the official website at https://trb.tripura.gov.in for the latest announcements and updates.


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