Strategic Priority Grants – deadline Friday 6 May

This year, the Strategic Priority Grants Scheme  will support targeted, commissioned projects that will make a contribution to strategic objectives.

In partnership with Faculty Learning and Teaching teams, the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning and Teaching and the Learning and Innovation Hub, will identify, scope and cost projects for delivery in 2016.

Applications must be submitted to Mitch Parsell by COB FRIDAY 6 May.

Example Project Areas

Projects must align with the Learning and Teaching Strategic Framework and/or respective Faculty Learning and Teaching Plans. Examples include:

  • The program-review process / team-based curriculum development
  • Implementation of the new Assessment Policy
  • Embedding employability skills and opportunities
  • Embedding literacies: sustainability, internationalisation, intercultural considerations and Indigenous perspectives
  • Collaborative and active learning – including alternatives to lectures
  • Undergraduate research engagement
  • Development and integration of learning analytics to inform levels of engagement and supported intervention where required
  • BYOD – scoping, specifications, and implementation
  • Integration of ePortfolio and / or badging technologies to record student learning outcomes

The Process: key points

  • Faculties and Offices can nominate up to two projects for implementation in 2016-17.
  • Collaborative projects across Faculties/Offices are encouraged and will not count towards the Faculty/Office limit.
  • Projects must be costed between $30,000 and $60,000 with the bulk of the work should be planned for 2016.
  • Associate Deans Learning and Teaching and or Directors must submit selected applications by Monday, 9 May 2016. The Panel will convene and determine approved projects.

For a full explanation and further details,  visit the website

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