About University Teaching Development Grants
2020 applications close on Tuesday 1 October 2019.
The primary purpose of University Teaching Development Grants is to foster active and scholarly development of teaching in order to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the University.
Grants are to be used for scholarly project work such as planning, implementing and evaluating a curriculum intervention of some kind (e.g. new course design, further development of an existing course or programme), or incorporating the use of e-technology in teaching and learning (eLearning Enhancement).
Grants for strategic projects
Grants may also be used to fund strategic projects. In 2020 the focus of strategic projects is initiatives related to implementing the recommendations, affirmations and enhancements in the University’s Academic Quality Agency (AQA) Cycle 5 Academic Audit Report, and the criteria for the upcoming Cycle 6 Academic Audit.
The University also affirms its commitment to conducting research and teaching of academic and ethical excellence and furthering the core values adopted in the University’s Strategic Direction to 2020 by encouraging projects that promote Three Rs research or teaching methods.
The University will also consider strategic projects where initiatives fall within the following strategic frameworks:
- Māori Strategic Framework 2022
- Pacific Strategic Framework 2013-2020
- Sustainability Strategic Framework 2017-2021
Further information on project types, eligibility, funding and reporting, and assessment criteria can be found in the general conditions and application guidelines, which are available below with the application form.
Developing your application
Intending applicants are strongly advised to contact Professor Tony Harland (HEDC), or Dr Sarah Stein (Director of Distance Learning) for projects that concern distance education, by the beginning of September. Tony or Sarah will work with applicants to develop their applications. Applicants need not accept this support but if they do, the process will seek to situate the project in its research field, ensure that planned outcomes are realistic and assist with project design.
2020 applications close on Tuesday 1 October 2019. Applications must be lodged by email (in Word format) to the Academic Office, firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm on the closing date.
Application, guidelines and report templates
Application form, general conditions and guidelines
Further information on eligibility, funding and reporting, and assessment criteria can be found in the general conditions and application guidelines below.
- UTD 2020 General Conditions (PDF 460 KB)
- UTD 2020 Application Form Guidelines (PDF 600 KB)
- UTD 2020 Application Form (PDF 45 KB)
Grant recipients are required to submit an interim written report on the use of the grant by 31 August 2020. A final report must also be submitted no later than three months after the closing date of the research period (typically 31 March).
Problems downloading the forms?
If you are not using a computer on the University's network or the University's VPN, please contact email@example.com to request forms.
The Divisional representatives on CALT are available to provide advice and information:
- Dr John Williams (Commerce)
- Associate Professor Rhiannon Braund (Health Sciences)
- Dr Zach Weber (Humanities)
- Professor Sheila Skeaff (Sciences)
Projects of past recipients
- 2018 Project Snapshots (PDF)
- 2017 Project Snapshots (PDF)
- 2016 University Teaching Development Grant Reports (PDF)
- 2015 Projects (PDF)
- 2014 Projects (PDF) and Rob Griffiths 2014 CALT Report
- 2013 Projects (PDF)
- 2012 Projects (PDF)
- 2011 Projects (PDF)
- 2010 Projects (PDF)
- 2009 Projects (PDF)
- 2008 Projects (PDF)
- 2007 Projects (PDF)
- 2006 Projects (PDF)
- 2005 Projects (PDF)
- 2004 Projects (PDF)
- 2003 Projects (PDF)
- 2002 Projects (PDF)
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