C.M.D.E -Curriculum & Material Development & Evaluation



  • To adopt existing items and develop new items of the following kinds so that they suit local circumstances and can be used in elementary teacher education programmes..
    (i) curricular units -new, locally relevant units could be developed for the distt. in various subjects to supplement the generally prescribed curricula. Such units may pertain to topics like local geography folk love ,legend, customs forests ,fairs and festivals ,demography ,geology ,minerals, agriculture, industry, service, occupation ,folk art ,handicrafts, communities and tribes ,institutions etc.
    (ii) teaching learning for general as well as locally developed curricular units . specially primary for classes I and II in tribal languages in district having substantial tribal population.
    (iii) techniques and guidelines for continuous and summative learner- evaluation.
    (iv) Tests, question/item banks rating scales, observation schedules ,guidelines for diagnostic testing/remedial programmes talent identification procedures etc.
  • To help the DRU in development works as above for NFE/AE.
  • To undertake testing on sample basis to asses achievement levels among learners , especially with reference to min. levels prescribed for the primary and upper stage and for adult learners under NLM
  • To help educational authorities and elementary school/NFE/AE centers in implementing a reliable valid system of learner evaluation.To provide CMDE- related inputs into all other programmes /activities of the institute e.g. pre service and in service programmes for teachers,training programmes for NFE/AE personnel, field interaction.