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Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test UTET 2022 and 2023 CDP Child Development Pedagogy Syllabus

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UTET 2022 and 2023 – Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test is conducted by the UBSE as the eligibility test for aspirants interested in the post of a teacher in government and private schools in the state.

The UTET – Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test comprises of Papers I and II.

  • Candidates who wish to secure a job for as a teacher for primary classes I to V must apply for paper I.
  • Candidates who wish to secure a job as a teacher for the elementary level classes VI to VIII must appear for paper II.
  • Candidates may also appear for both papers and upon clearing, will be eligible for teaching classes I to VIII

The UTET 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 Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test – Papers I and II.

Uttarakhand UTET 2022 and 2023 Paper I Syllabus For Child Development and Pedagogy CDP – Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test

a) Child Development (Primary School Child) – 6 to 11 years – Classes I to V

  • 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

Uttarakhand UTET 2022 and 2023 Paper II Syllabus For Child Development and Pedagogy CDP – Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test

a) Child Development (Elementary School Child) – 11 to 14 years – Classes VI to VIII

  • 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

Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test UTET 2022 and 2023 Official Website

Candidates applying for the Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test – UTET 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) at https://ukutet.com and https://ubse.uk.gov.in for the latest announcements and updates.


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