Curriculum Innovation Fund

CIE Innovation Fund

The Centre for Innovation in Education will make available annual funding to support innovative teaching practice across the University of Liverpool, and to provide assistance to programme/module teams and their students to research and demonstrate innovative practice to enhance the learning experience for students at the University of Liverpool.

Applications for the 2023 Centre for Innovation in Education Innovation Fund are now closed. Applicants for the 2023 fund will be notified of decisions the week commencing the 27th November 2023.

The fund can be used to support projects which align with one or more of the following elements:

  • Innovates curriculum development,
  • Has a positive impact in the student experience (curricular or co-curricular),
  • A project which supports WP, community engagement or other outreach which will enrich the student experience,
  • Promotes interdisciplinary innovation in the curriculum.

Successful applicants will be expected to;

  • Include student participation as active partners in the project,
  • Present their findings at the annual Learning & Teaching Conference,
  • Produce a case study aligning the project to one of the 3 hallmarks and 3 attributes of the Liverpool Curriculum framework,
  • Demonstrate student involvement in the project and impact on the student experience,
  • Submit a final evaluation report.

The CIE innovation fund provides £10,000 per year to support innovative projects at the University of Liverpool and welcomes applications for funding up to the amount of £2,500.

For more information have a look at the full terms of reference for the fund and terms and conditions.

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