PLanT Projects Scheme

{from CQSD’s funding sources page – http://www.reading.ac.uk/cqsd/FundingOpportunities/cqsd-PLanTProjectsScheme.aspx}

RUSU logoPartnerships in Learning and Teaching (PLanT) Projects Funding Scheme

PLanT projects are small scale initiatives which address the enhancement of teaching and learning priorities as identified by students and staff working in partnership.

Funding of up to £500 is available for each project.

Projects for 2017-2018 can be of any duration within an academic year but must be completed by 31st July 2018.

Scheme Criteria

All proposals must:

  • Actively involve students in the design and/or delivery of the project;
  • Align with the University’s Teaching and Learning Strategy
  • Support a Teaching and Learning activity (or activities) in your School/Department or support T&L activity/activities in conjunction with another School/Department;
  • Provide a budget outline with approximate costs;
  • Adhere to the timeline for expenditure outlined above.

Proposals will be reviewed by CQSD in collaboration with RUSU and will be selected according to the extent to which:

  • There is an active partnership between students and staff throughout the project with students being involved in the design and/or delivery of the project;
  • They support School/Department’s Teaching and Learning plans and the University’s Teaching and Learning Strategy;
  • They demonstrate how the project will enhance existing practices/develop new practices in the identified area of teaching and learning.

Application Process

Applications for PLanT funding for 2017-2018 can be submitted from Monday 9th October 2017using the form below:

Details where to send the completed application is within the application form.

Application form – PLanT Application Form 2017 2018

Application Dates

Applications can be submitted from: Monday 9th October 2017

Closing date for applications: Midday Monday 20th November 2017

Panel meeting: Thursday 30th November 2017

You will be notified of the outcome of your application shortly after this date.

The PLanT application can be submitted by students or staff members. Examples of what funding can be used for could include: equipment or materials, travel expenses, as payment for time, or refreshments for focus groups.

This scheme counts towards the School of Literature and Language’s Professional Track.

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