The Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) administers nationally competitive grants designed to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in higher education, to facilitate innovation and collaboration, and to disseminate best practice.
Innovation and development projects support research, development and innovation related to the enhancement of learning and teaching in higher education. The program covers a wide range of priority areas, including assessment, curriculum renewal, student diversity and internationalisation. Funding ranges from $50,000 - $220,000 and above.
Leadership for excellence in learning and teaching projects build leadership capacity in ways consistent with the promotion and enhancement of learning and teaching in contemporary higher education. Funding ranges from $50,000 - $220,000 and above.
Extension grants support the continued dissemination and embedding of completed learning and teaching projects.
Strategic priority projects, the OLT will commission work addressing particular issues responding to Government priorities.
How do I apply?
Complete an Expression of Interest, for details of which please read
2013 Expression of Interest.pdf (PDF 160KB) , and send it to email@example.com or go to 2013 OLT Grants for downloadable program information, funding priorities, submitting an Expression of Interest and internal application schedules.
Contact Peter Moss, Project Officer: Teaching Awards and Grants at the Centre for University Teaching, to discuss your application.
You can also request to see examples of successful applications from previous years.
The Centre for University Teaching oversees the submission of grant applications, aligning internal deadlines with the closing dates for both OLT rounds, to check for substantive content and compliance with OLT guidelines prior to submission.
All Flinders staff, including staff members collaborating on an OLT Grant application with another institution, are advised of the following important requirements for OLT Grant applications:
- An Administration and Overhead Levy of 10% on any Flinders component of funding is to be included in the grant budget.
- Institutional timelines apply for the provision of a letter of support from the DVC(A) - refer to the Timeline for the due dates.
- Details of your intention to apply and proposal will be forwarded to your Faculty's Research Office for information.
- Flinders staff members who are partners in an OLT Grant application led by another institution are to email a draft letter of endorsement, along with the full grant application to firstname.lastname@example.org by the following due dates: Round 1 - 29 January 2013; Round 2 - 29 July 2013