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School Education Telangana Teacher Syllabus

Part – I :
General Knowledge and Current Affairs (Marks: 10)

Part – II :
Perspectives in Education (Marks: 10)
I. Historical Development of Education in India
1. Development of Education from Pre-Vedic to Pre-Independent Period.
2. Recommendations of various Educational Committees, Education Commissions, Educational Policies during pre & post independent period and their implications.

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II. Philosophical Dimensions of Education
1. Aims, Objectives, Functions; Processes of Education – Unipolar, Bipolar and Tripolar; Types of Education – Formal, Informal and Non-formal Education and their significance.
2. Educational thinkers and their contributions – Swami Vivekananda, Mahathma Gandhi, B.R. Ambedkar, Jiddu Krishnamurthy, Gijubhai Badheka, Rousseau, Froebel, Dewey and Montessori
3. Professional code of conduct for teachers, Professional Ethics – commitment to profession, learner and society
4. Critical Understanding of the difference between knowledge and skill, knowledge and information, teaching and training, reason and belief

III. Sociological Dimensions of Education
1. Social agencies of Education – Home, Peer group, School, Community.
2. Democracy and Education- Equity, Equality of Educational Opportunities in diversified society, Role of Education in promoting democracy.
3. Economics of Education – Education as Human Capital, Education and Human Resource Development
4. Gender: Social construction of gender, gender discrimination, Equity and Empowerment of Women, working towards gender equality in the classroom – the role of teacher.
5. Community Development – Education as an instrument for Social Change and Transformation of Society

IV. Child – Development and Learning
1. Methods of Child Study – Observation, Introspection, Experimental Method and Case Study.
2. Principles of Development and their Educational implications
3. Stages and Dimensions of Development – Growth and development across various stages from pre-natal to adolescence – Physical, Cognitive, Language, Emotional, Social and Moral (Contribution of Piaget, Erikson, Chomsky and Kohlberg), Developmental tasks and their implications, Child Rearing Practices and development
4. Understanding Learner – Individual differences (Intra & Inter) – aptitude, interest, intelligence, thinking (divergent and convergent), attitude, personality
5. Understanding Learning – Concept, Factors effecting Learning – Personal, Environmental and Material; Role of Motivation in Learning; Memory and Forgetting; Learning Theories – Behavioristic (Trial & Error, Classical and Operant Conditioning), Insight, Social and Constructivist (Vygotsky)

V. Professional Development of Teachers
1. Teaching as a Profession
2. Phases of Professional Development – Pre-service and In-service
3. Approaches to Professional Development –Conventional (face to face), Distance, Online, School based, Action Research, Professional Learning Communities, Self – Initiated Learning, Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
4. NCF-2005, NCFTE-2009, NCFSE-2023
5. Teacher Autonomy & Accountability.
6. Institutions relating to Teachers and Teacher Education – NCERT, NCTE, RCI, SCERT, IASE, CTE, DIET

VI. Educational concerns in Contemporary India
1. Environmental Education – Meaning, Scope, Concept of Sustainable Development, Role of Teacher, School and NGOs in development and protection of environment.
2. Population Education – Significance, Population Situation, Consequences of population growth, Approaches and Themes of Population Education, Family Life Education
3. Adolescence Education – Significance, Challenges, Coping Skills and Life Skills.
4. Inclusive Education – Concept, addressing diversified needs, Importance of Early Identification, Methods & Strategies of Classroom Management, Creation of awareness among Students, Parents and Society, Role of Education in creating positive attitude towards diversity.
5. Education in the context of LPG (Liberalization, Privatization, Globalization) – Privatization of Education – Issues of Equal opportunities, Urbanization and Migration.
6. Value Education – Importance of Value Education in Primary and Secondary Stages of Education, role of school and teacher in developing appropriate values among children and creation of an egalitarian society
7. Health & Wellbeing – Physical, Mental, Social and Emotional Health, Yoga Education.
8. Educational Technology, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Education – pedagogical implications, exploration of ICT resources for teaching and learning, open educational resources
9. Constitutional Provisions relevant to Education – Fundamental Rights and Duties of Citizens, Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, Child Rights, Human Rights, PWD Act, 2016 and other Provisions pertaining to Education.

Part-IV: English-Content (Marks-9)
1. Parts of speech
2. Types of sentences
3. Tenses
4. Articles and determiners
5. Prepositions
6. Transformation of sentences- voice, reported speech, degrees of comparison, conditionals, relativization, etc.
7. Synthesis of sentences
8. Clauses
9. Phrasal verbs and idioms
10. Uses of expressions /phrases
11. Reading comprehension
12. Composition: Paragraph, essay, expansion, précis, letter writing, message, notice, article and report writing etc.
13. Vocabulary- spelling, synonyms, antonyms, pronunciation, homonyms, homophones, derivatives, word formation, contextual meaning of words, etc.
14. One word substitutes
15. Correction of sentences
16. Figures of speech
17. Framing questions and question tags
18. Proverbs
19. Punctuation

Scheme Of Examination for Teacher Recruitment Test

Duration: 2 Hours & 30 Minutes

Sl. No. | Subject | No. of Questions | No. of Marks

1. General Knowledge & Current Affairs – 20 10
2. Perspectives in Education 20 10
3. Language-I (Indian Languages) 18 9
4. Language –II (English) 18 9
The syllabus for Language I & II shall be based on proficiency in the language, elements of language, communication & comprehension abilities-standard upto Secondary Level (X Class)

5. Mathematics 18 9
6. Science * 18 9
7. Social Studies ** 18 9
Telangana State syllabus from classes I to VIII with difficulty standard as well as linkages upto class X level

8. Teaching Methodology (Strategy Papers) 30 15
D.Ed- T.S Syllabus
Total 160 80

* Science includes Science content of Environmental Studies (EVS) (Classes I – V), General Science Classes VI & VII) and Physical science &Bio-Science (Class VIII)
** Social Studies includes Social Studies Content of Environmental Studies(EVS) (Classes I – V) and Social Studies (Classes VI – VIII)

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