Early Childhood Education Section

Early Childhood Education Section

Early Childhood Education Section

Introduction:

The recents scientific research has proved that the 0 to 6 years is the most significant period in everyons life. This is the crucial period where emotional, social and intellectual developements of a child takes place. A child acquires many motor skills during the period as brain growth is very fast. Attudes and emotional reactions are also learnt, acquisition of new habits take p[lace during this period. All thease learnt things reflect in the change of behavioural pattern which is more or less permanent. Therefore a purposeful scientific instruction to the children of that age group will lead to all around developemen. Therefore process. Social reformers, educationists and the common man too has accepted the importance of early childhood education.General Objectives :

  1. To plan district level training
  2. Fot the extension and development of the early childhood Education, participation and involvements of NGOs and voluntary organization is needed. The department coordinates the activities with the help of thease norganizations.
  3. New concepts and thought are introduced to balwadi tais and anganwadi tais during the training.
  4. Teaching aids are helpful to make the teaching process more effective and interesting. Training courses are arranged, where balwadi tais and anganwadi tais learn to prelare simple audio video aids.training material is also developed in few workshops.
  5. To understand the diffrence between growth and developments.
  6. To introduce balwadi tais and anganwadi tais to healthy habits, helth and balanced diet.
  7. A regular attendance of a child in balwadi helps to develop interest about the school
  8. To prepare the syllabus of early childhood education.
  9. To develop study/training material like handbook for various training programmes of project officers, balwadi tais and anganwadi tais, supervisors etc.
  10. To develop joyful activities to facilitate the instruction of early childhood age-group education.
  11. To introduce various stages and history of early childhood Education.

Programmes During The Year 2011-12.

The artical 45 of the indian constitution says about compulsory pre-primary education for the age group 6 to 14. The 86th amendment to the constitution widens the responsibility of the Govt, making early childhood Education compulsary as well as for the age group 3 to 6 years. Government introduced the act of free compulsary primary education upto 14 years of age in the year 2009. The implementation of that act in the state of maharashtra was the first step.later MSCERT developed the curriculum/syllabus of early childhood education. MSCERT was declared as the main body for the training purpose of balwadi tais and anganwadi tais.
MSCERT AND UNICEF jointly organized a training programme for CDPOs, anganwadi tais& anganwadi supervisors at central institute of road transport, bhosari pune nasik highway, pune.
Lecturers in thye departments attended the workshop organized by MSCERT. The director, MSCERT had his valuable contributions tn the meeting organized by hon. Minister of education. Training modules were developed, also audio-visual progrmmes were edited and CDs were distributed to the partcipants.
Study tours were organized to observe innovative experiments in the field of early childhood Education. Nayi Tamil SEVAGRAM, Vardha Shishuvihar, Dhruv Balak Mandir, Yavatmal. Centre for learning resources, pune, conducting mulshi anganwadi , Gali gali sim sim at mumbai are the few places visited by the departmental in all futher training programmes all these activities lead to the enrichment of ECE in the state.

Training Plan :

The training material was developed on the basis of curriculum made by the department. Training modules were also developed.
The advance of Rs. 10,00,000/- from UNICEF mumbai was received for material development and syllabus ( printing ) but we could utilize only Rs. 8.25 lacs there is Rs 95,000/- balance outstanding of ECE in the account of SBTE.

Sr nomonthDuring of trainingDetails.
1April 7/4/20111 dayOutlay & design of frount page of handbook for ECE.
2june 15& 16/20112 daysPlanning of pilot project for balwadi/anganwadi tais.
3August 30/8/20111 dayPlanning of pilot project for balwadi/anganwadi tais.
4September 15&16/9/20112 daysMeeting along with UNICEFF offcers for training balwadi/anganwadi tais.
5September 23/9/20111 dayMeeting alongwith UNICEFF offcers for training balwadi/anganwadi tais.
6September 29/9/20111 dayMeeting in council for development of questionnaire for balwadi/anganwadi tais.
7October 5/10/20111 dayFinalization of press copy of questionnaire in the council.
8October 11 to 13/10/20113 daysMeeting for Planning of training for Anganwadi tais / Balwadi tais in the council.
9October 14/10/20111 dayMeeting for Planning of training at state level for anganwadi tais / balwadi tais in council
10October 17/10/20111 dayMeeting for Planning of training at state level for anganwadi tais / balwadi tais in the council framing of time table.
11October 20/10/20111 dayMeeting for Planning of training at state level for anganwadi tais / balwadi tais in the council and allotting topic-units to experts for further lectures according to time table.
12October 21/10/20111 dayMeeting for Planning of training at state level for anganwadi tais / balwadi tais in the council
13November 14/11/20111 dayMeeting with UNICEF offcers for planning of further programmes.
14December 12/12/20111 dayMeeting on pilot project in the council.
15February 1/2/20101 dayMeeting for developments of training material editing of CDs, DVDs etc.
16February 9/2/20121 dayMeeting for developments of training material editing of CDs, DVDs etc.
17February 11/2/20121 dayMeeting for developments of training material editing of CDs, DVDs etc.
18February 13-18/2/20121 dayMeeting for developments of training material editing of CDs, DVDs etc.
19February 20-25-/2/20126 dayMeeting for developments of training material,editing of CDs, DVDs etc.
20March 19/3/2012.1 dayWorkshop to develop training modules for training of CDPOs and supervisors.

Annexure – 6

Material published during 2011-12 by early childhood education section

Sr.noMaterial publishedNo of.copies
1E C E handbook- bhashanubhav2500
2E C E handbook- parisar parichay and vidnyananubhav2500
3E C E handbook sharirik va karak vikar2500
4E C E handbook- vachan, lekhan va ganan siddhata2500
5E C E handbook- kalanubhav, sarjanshilata, soundarya srushticha vikas.2500

Annexure – 7

Training/workshop/seminars attended in the state and out of state. ( Except MSCERT)

Sr.noTraining/workshop/seminars/meeting etcvenuedateName of the officers who attended
1Training programme for Anganwadi Tais/Balwadi taisCCRT Bhosari pune31/10/11 to 5/11/11Mrs.lata sanap lecturer
2Training programme for Anganwadi Tais/Balwadi taisCCRT Bhosari pune14/11/11 to 19/11/22Mrs.lata sanap lecturer
3Workshop on child care and nurturing mangementsNCERT NEW DELHI16/1/2012 to 20/1/2012Mrs.lata sanap lecturer
4Developments norms for pre-school admissions,admission fees syllabus etc-commitee meeting.Mantralay mumbai21/2/2012Shri. N.K jarag Director Mrs.lata sanap lecture
5Study tour to vardha, yavatmal for observing the work of voluntary agencies.Vardha
nayi tamil
Sevagram
Yavatmal
Dhruv
Balak
Mandir
9/4/2012 & 10/4/2012Dr. Shakuntala kale I/C
Jt. Director
Shri.P.L surduse
Section head; Mrs.lata sanap lecturer
6Study tour to Ahmedabad.Ahmedabad28/11/2011 To 30/11/2011Dr. Shakuntala kale I/C
Jt. Director
Shri. Dinkar patil, jt.D