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Apply for funding from the Teaching Development Fund (TDF)

Find out how staff can apply for TDF funding for 2020/21 to support projects that enhance learning and teaching.

Applying for funding

The Teaching Development Fund (TDF) supports innovative ideas and developments that encourage the University to engage with the latest approaches to teaching and assessment, make the best use of campus resources and meet the needs of future graduates in a rapidly changing society.

Please complete the following process to apply for funding to support projects in 2020/21. This year, applications are invited by written proposal.

Before submitting an application for funding, please ensure that you are familiar with the funding criteria, terms and conditions for the TDF.

You may also find it useful to read about previous projects supported by the TDF.

See TDF criteria, terms and conditions

Submit a written application

Staff are welcome to submit written applications for funding of projects following the launch of this year's Teaching Development Fund on Monday 7 December 2020.

Projects should align with the key principles of curriculum transformation within the context of our institutional approach to blended learning and teaching - the Bath Blend. Applications that focus on directly supporting good practice in approaches to assessment and feedback across the University will be welcomed, together with those that contribute to the Bath Blend more generally. Applicants may be individuals or teams.

Date Action
Monday 7 December 2020 Call for Expressions of Interest opens
Wednesday 10 February 2021 Deadline for submitting Expression of Interest (section A of the application form)
Wednesday 28 April 2021 Deadline for submitting Full Project Bid (section B of the application form)
Late May/early June 2021 Applicants will receive a response about their application

Apply for funding