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The Office of the Vice-President for Learning & Teaching (OVPLT) is seeking funding applications under UCC’s Learning, Teaching & Assessment Enhancement Fund 2021.

23 Apr 2021
Funding opportunity

This Fund offers grants of up to a maximum of €2,000 per application.  Its purpose is to provide opportunities for developmental activities which enhance teaching, learning and assessment and support UCC’s Academic Strategy 2018-22 and UCC 2022: Delivering a Connected University.  

Applications can be made in any field of teaching, learning and assessment theory and practice, but are particularly encouraged in the areas of: 

  • Assessment and feedback 
  • Collaborative learning, including groupwork  
  • ‘Student as partners’ e.g. student engagement in co-creation of curricula, and in peer assessment  
  • Embedding digital skills 
  • Learning spaces 
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL) 
  • Embedding research in the curriculum 
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning 


Please read the attached Information & Guidelines document before applying.  The application form is also attached.

LTA Enhancement Fund Guidelines 2021

LTA Enhancement Fund Application form 2021

Completed applications must be submitted electronically to teachingawards@ucc.ie before/on the deadline of Monday 10th May 2021. Please submit one email only per application. 

Please send any queries on the above to mary.orourke@ucc.ie

Office of the VP for Learning and Teaching

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