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Test Overview

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Test Name Pedagogy Test
Number of questions 80
Test Duration 2 hours
Format of questions Multiple Choice questions
Test Delivery Computer based test
Content Domain Approximate Percentage of

Test

Approximate Number of

Questions

 

 

I. Professional & ethical conduct 10% 8
II. Professional knowledge 40% 32
III. Professional practice 40% 32
IV. Professional growth 10% 8

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Test specifications

Standard 1: Professional and Ethical Conduct

Professional ethical conduct includes five elements:

  • Respect and promote UAE values, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Respect and promote UAE heritage and culture, including Islamic
    • Promote and implement the national educational vision and
    • Promote multi-cultural awareness and global
  • Demonstrate personal and professional ethics, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Demonstrate integrity.
    • Demonstrate respect and fairness.
    • Model a positive work
  • Be accountable for and to learners, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Ensure physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing of
    • Promote learners’ achievements and their
    • Set high expectations for
  • Comply with national and organizational expectations, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Comply with legislative
    • Comply with organizational
  • Establish communication and collaboration, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Establish and maintain positive professional relationships with
    • Establish and maintain positive professional relationships with
    • Establish and maintain positive professional relationships with parents and the wider community.

Standard 2: Professional Knowledge

Professional Knowledge includes three elements:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of learning, development and diversity, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Demonstrate knowledge of developmental
  • Demonstrate knowledge of learner
  • Demonstrate knowledge of scope and sequence of the
  • Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the area/s of
    • Demonstrate knowledge of core learning skills development across the curriculum.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in the language of
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theoretical basis of teaching, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Demonstrate knowledge of educational research and learning theories
    • Demonstrate knowledge of pedagogical approaches.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of relevant educational

Standard 3: Professional Practice

Professional Practice includes three elements:

  • Promote positive learning environments, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Create a high quality-learning environment that is safe, supportive and motivating for
    • Establish a purposeful work ethos with high expectations for
    • Optimize the use of available resources to create an environment conducive to learning.
    • Promote a culture of positive behavior
  • Demonstrate learner-centered teaching, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Plan and implement lessons with clear, measurable objectives that respond to the diverse needs of
    • Implement strategies to optimize the personal development and academic progress of
    • Manage classroom logistics to optimize teaching and
    • Optimize the use of available resources and learning technologies
  • Use assessment for learning, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Use varied assessments to measure learner achievement, including relevant national and international
  • Analyze and use assessment data to inform planning, teaching and curriculum review.
  • Communicate assessment information to

Standard 4: Professional Growth

Professional Growth includes three elements:

  • Reflect on own practice, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Reflect and self-assess in relation to school, national and relevant international professional
    • Reflect on the effect of practices of teaching and learning to improve learner achievement.
    • Identify own professional strengths and opportunities for professional growth and
    • Develop an individual professional development plan aligned to school and national
  • Engage in professional growth, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Engage in professional growth activities aligned to professional development plan.
    • Demonstrate awareness that digital technologies are a key element in teaching and learning.
  • Determine impact on learner achievement, which can be measured by the following performance criteria:
    • Evaluate the impact of professional development activities on teaching practices.
    • Evaluate the impact of professional development activities on learner achievement.

I strongly recommend you to download the file about TEACHERS STANDARDS FOR THE UAE Released by ministry of Education UAE