National Curriculum Framework: 2005

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NCF 2005: Study Material for CTET
NCF 2005: Study Material for CTET

Questions based on NCF 2005 are frequently asked in CTET (Central Teachers Eligibility Test). One can also expect questions from NCF 2005 in CTET 2018 (scheduled to be held in the month of September 2018). In this article, we have provided PDF of NCF 2005 in English. You can download the PDF of NCF 2005 from the download link given at the end of this article.

NCF provides the framework for making syllabii, textbooks and teaching practices within the school education programmes in India. National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) published the latest National Curriculum Framework (NCF 2005).

Candidates preparing for CTET 2018 should go though the complete PDF of the National Curriculum Framework 2005.

Content of NCF 2005

1. Perspective

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Retrospect

1.3 National Curriculum Framework

1.4 Guiding Principles

1.5 The Quality Dimension

1.6 The Social Context of Education

1.7 Aims of Education

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2. Learning and Knowledge

2.1 Primacy of the Active Learner

2.2 Learners in Context

2.3 Development and Learning

2.4 Implications for Curriculum and Practice

2.4.1 Teaching for Constr uction of Knowledge

2.4.2 The Value of Interactions

2.4.3 Designing Learning Experiences

2.4.4 Approaches to Planning

2.4.5 Critical Pedagogy

2.5 Knowledge and Understanding

2.5.1 Basic Capabilities

2.5.2 Knowledge in Practice

2.5.3 Forms of Understanding

2.6 Recreating Knowledge

2.7 Children’s Knowledge and Local Knowledge

2.8 School Knowledge and the Community

2.9 Some Developmental Considerations

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3. Curricular Areas, School Stages and Assessment

3.1 Language

3.1.1 Language Education

3.1.2 Home/First Language(s) or Mother Tongue Education

3.1.3 Second Language Acquisition

3.1.4 Learning to Read and Write

3.2 Mathematics

3.2.1 Vision for School Mathematics

3.2.2 The Curriculum

3.2.3 Computer Science

3.3 Science

3.3.1 The Curriculum at dif ferent Stages

3.3.2 Outlook

3.4 Social Sciences

3.4.1 The Proposed Epistemological Frame

3.4.2 Planning the Curriculum

3.4.3 Appr oaches to Pedagogy and Resources

3.5 Art Education

3.6 Health and Physical Education

3.6.1 Strategies

3.7 Work and Education

3.8 Education for Peace

3.8.1 Strategies

3.9 Habitat and Learning

3.10 Schemes of Study and Assessment

3.10.1 Early Childhood Education

3.10.2 Elementary School

3.10.3 Secondary School

3.10.4 Higher Secondary School

3.10.5 Open Schooling and Bridge Schooling

3.11 Assessment and Evaluation

3.11.1 The Purpose of Assessment

3.11.2 Assessing Learners

3.11.3 Assessment in the Course of Teaching

3.11.4 Curricular Ar eas that Cannot be ‘Tested for Marks’

3.11.5 Design and Conduct of Assessment

3.11.6 Self-assessment and Feedback

3.11.7 Areas that Require Fresh Thinking

3.11.8 Assessment at Different Stages

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4. School and Classroom Environment

4.1 The Physical Environment 79

4.2 Nurturing an Enabling Environment 82

4.3 Participation of All Children 83

4.3.1 Children's Rights

4.3.2 Policy of Inclusion

4.4 Discipline and Participatory Management 87

4.5 Space for Parents and the Community 88

4.6 Curriculum Sites and Learning Resources 89

4.6.1 Texts and Books

4.6.2 Libraries

4.6.3 Educational Technology

4.6.4 Tools and Laboratories

4.6.5 Other Sites and Spaces

4.6.6 Need for Plurality and Alternati ve Materials

4.6.7 Organising and Pooling Resources

4.7 Time 95

4.8 Teacher’s Autonomy and Professional Independence 98

4.8.1 Time for Reflection and Planning

5. Systemic Reforms

5.1 Concern for Quality

5.1.1 Academic Planning and Monitoring for Quality

5.1.2 Academic Leadership in Schools and for

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5.1.3 The Panchayats and Education

5.2 Teacher Education for Curriculum Renewal

5.2.1 Present Concer ns in Teacher Education

5.2.2 Vision for Teacher Education

5.2.3 Major Shifts in the Teacher Education Programme

5.2.4 In-Service Education and Training of Teachers

5.2.5 Initiatives and Strategies for In-Service Education

5.3 Examination Reforms

5.3.1 Paper Setting, Examining and Reporting

5.3.2 Flexibility in Assessment

5.3.3 Board Examinations at Other Levels

5.3.4 Entrance Examinations

5.4 Work-centred Education

5.4.1 Vocational Education and Training

5.5 Innovation in Ideas and Practices

5.5.1 Plurality of Textbooks

5.5.2 Encouraging Innovations

5.5.3 The Use of Technology

5.6 New Partnerships

5.6.1 Role of NGOs, Civil Society Groups and Teacher Organisations

The Main content of NCF 2005 is covered in less than 160 pages and it is important for the preparation of CTET 2018.

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