Please read this guidance document before you begin this application.
We use the information you submit in this application form to make a decision on whether or not to support your proposed project. Please include as much detail as possible so the panel can understand what you wish to do, how you are going to do it, and why you are interested in doing it. It is also an opportunity for you to flesh out your ideas and create a plan of action.
We encourage co-creation between students and staff, and the development of communities of learning within projects. Your proposed project can apply to draw on IATL's support and expertise to enhance teaching and learning practices at Warwick. You do not need to request funding to apply for IATL project support, and we particularly welcome applications which are below the maximum of £1500.
We aim to notify you of the decision of the approval panel within 20 working days of submission of the application form. It may take longer if you have not provided enough information for the panel to reach an informed decision, so please give as much relevant detail as possible. Please bear in mind that, due to institutional financial processes, it can take a further 14 days for funds to be available to you. This should be reflected in your project start date.
All proposed projects must meet the University's guidance on safe conduct in relation to Covid-19: Coronavirus Advice at Warwick
You may wish to look at IATL's strategic focus here: IATL's Strategy and Warwick's education strategy here: Warwick Education Strategy
Staff project proposals will be strengthened by the inclusion of co-creation throughout your proposed project.
You cannot use work from your IATL project as part of any assessment.
We invite you to engage with one or both of the following two prompts in your project proposal:
1. Fostering community and learning at Warwick at this time of change.
2. Imagining and creating the future of learning and community at Warwick.
In addition, you may wish to look at IATL's areas of strategic interest.
3.1 Outline your proposal
Please share here your vision and plan for your project. What do you intend to do, and why do you want to do it? This information will be crucial when it comes to managing your project and will help the panel judge its feasibility, so please consider the practicality of each stage and how long it will take.
Please include any key actions or activities, including proposed ways of disseminating your learning, and the end of project financial report (if relevant). Please allow at least 20 working days from submission of your application before you plan to start the project to allow the panel to make their decision.
Please note: IATL will assess whether it is possible for us to offer the support you request. Administrative support from IATL is not available, and if required should be costed separately in the budget. Support might include, for example, making connections with others working in the area of your proposed project, learning from the pedagogic practices developed within IATL, becoming a member of the IATL community of practice. We are currently developing our Sharing Practice pages on the IATL website to share more ideas around the support we can offer and this document will be updated with a link as soon as the pages are available. In the meantime, please explore our website for inspiration and ideas.
You don't need to apply for funding to submit an application. If you are applying for funding, please complete all parts of this section. You can find advice on how to write a budget here. An end-of-project financial report will be required if you are awarded funding.
The funding panel are keen to know why you are excited about this project. Please share some information here about what inspired you to develop this project and to apply to IATL.
Statement of Ethics
IATL requires that you follow the relevant code of ethics for your research.
You can find further information about ethical approval and when it is required here:
Head of Department approval is required for the primary contact. In addition, approval is required from the Head of Department of any Warwick Staff if this funding will be used to pay for their time.
Please attach a document or an email which includes a statement of support for your project from your Head of Department and their signature (an email will be taken as electronic signature).
The supporting statement is an important part of the funding application. Please take some time to discuss your project proposal with an academic, who can then provide you with a supporting statement. Your supportive academic must complete the supporting statement template, available here.
When the academic has completed the form, please upload a PDF or Word document file below.
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Please read the guidance document before beginning the application.