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HEA Teaching Development Grants

Date posted: 11/05/2011

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is offering bid-based development grant funding to stimulate evidence-based research and encourage innovations in learning and teaching that have the potential for sector-wide impact.
Over the next year there will be a total of £1.5 million of funding available for individual grants, departmental grants and collaborative grants.
Phase One
The first phase begins with an open call for individual grant scheme bids. There is a total of £315,000 available in this phase with a maximum of £7,000 per project.

£28,000 is ring fenced for new academic staff (anyone with less than five years experience in a full time permanent post). A further £28,000 is ring fenced for HEA Fellows who have never had a teaching development grant before.
Bids are invited from anyone responsible for the student learning experience who is working in higher education institutions in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or England that subscribe to the Higher Education Academy.

The themes for this call are:

  • internationalisation

  • employability

Closing date for phase one bids is 15 June 2011.
For full details, including how to apply, visit