Promotion of Excellence in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education which is administered by the Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) in the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE). More detailed information about these can be found on the Office of Learning and Teaching website.
ITaLI provides workshops, advice and support for staff members submitting applications for national grants and fellowships.
OLT funding schemes
Innovation and Development Grants Program - Round Status: Closed - More information here
Innovation and Development projects support research, development and innovation related to the enhancement of learning and teaching in higher education. The applications can address a wide range of priority areas, including academic standards, the contemporary PhD, and improving access and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in higher education.
Strategic Priority Commissioned Projects - Round Status: Closed - More information here
The OLT commissions strategic priority projects in response to key issues in the Australian higher education sector. Strategic priority commissioned grants are expected to achieve substantial impact as a stand-alone project as well as within their cluster of funded projects under a specific priority area.
National Senior Teaching Fellowship - Round Status: Closed - More information here
National Senior Teaching Fellowships are awarded to outstanding scholars who are respected leaders in learning and teaching in higher education. National Senior Teaching Fellows undertake a significant program of fellowship activities, contribute to various OLT events and develop national and international networks appropriate to the Fellowship activities.
National Teaching Fellowships - Round Status: Closed - More information here
National Teaching Fellows are prominent scholars in their disciplinary fields, recognised by their home institutions for their capacity to make significant contributions to educational leadership into the future. They are normally early or mid-career academics engaged in the scholarly practice of learning and teaching in higher education.
Extension Grants – Round Status: Closed - More information here
Extension Grants are available to disseminate or embed the outcomes of completed learning and teaching projects or fellowships in institutions which were not partners in the original project. Funds may be used to trial resources or curricula, run workshops, present at relevant conferences (including registration, travel, accommodation and incidental expenses) or to establish new websites.
Seed Projects – Round Status: Closed - More information here
Seed Projects are: pilot projects which test and evaluate an original idea, or stand-alone, small-scale projects, or projects which build the capacity of early career academics. An early career academic is one with no fewer than two and no more than five years’ cumulative experience teaching in a higher education setting.