Applying to the Teacher-led Innovation Fund (TLIF)

Information for schools, kura, Early Childhood Education Services me ngā Kōhanga Reo about applying to the Teacher-led Innovation Fund (TLIF)

Schools and kura – Schools and Kura proposals for Round 3 are now closed.

All primary and secondary teachers in state and integrated schools and kura are eligible to apply. Teachers working within and across Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako are encouraged to collaboratively develop their TLIF project proposal.

 

TLIF Round 3 –  Timeline for schools and kura

25 November 2016 Schools and kura applications opened
16 March 2017 School and kura applications closed
June 2017 Letters sent to all applicants
1 July 2017 Successful projects start

Early Childhood Education services me ngā Kōhanga Reo – how to apply

All qualified early childhood education services me ngā kōhanga reo (early learning services) teachers can apply. Applying is a 2 step process:

Email us with your expression of interest by 12 noon 16 March 2017*

This will help us get an idea of how many applications we’re going to get. Email Teacherled.innovfund@education.govt.nz with the:

  • Name of proposed lead ECE service or ngā Kōhanga Reo
  • Name of project contact person and contact details

*Proposals submitted without prior expression of interest may not be accepted.

Start preparing your proposal

Once you’ve emailed us your expression of interest you can start preparing your proposal. We suggest you read the TLIF guide for Early Childhood Education Services me ngā Kōhanga Reo [PDF, 3.8 MB] first.

Application process

TLIF Timeline for Early Childhood Education Services me ngā Kōhanga Reo

1 February 2017 Applications open
16 March 2017 Expressions of interest close
13 April 2017 Applications close
June 2017 Letters sent to all applicants
1 July 2017 Successful projects start

Useful information for all applicants for preparing proposals

Information on action plans

  • A strong proposal includes a clear description of what the project would look like in action and shows how the team will address the inquiry questions Our resource will help you prepare your action plan. Go to our writing an action plan resource [DOCX, 66 KB] for information and exemplars to help you prepare your own action plan.

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