Resources for project and fellowship holders

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These resources are provided to assist project teams and fellows to plan, implement, report on and evaluate their funded programs and to disseminate outcomes.

Managing Your Project or Fellowship

The Project and Fellowship Management Information document contains:

  • important information regarding progress and final reporting requirements, format and templates
  • information on managing your grant or fellowship
  • instructions for the preparation of text resources and publicly accessible websites
  • guidance and templates for financial reporting (acquittal of first payment and final financial acquittal)

Promotion of Excellence in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PELTHE) Information for managing your project and fellowship 

Ethics Application

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Human Research Ethics Resource Manual (SoTL Manual) has been developed to provide advice to minimise the risk of ethics review problems delaying or stalling OLT funded projects and fellowships. 

Progress Reporting

Reports on the progress of projects and fellowships are required on a regular basis. These progress reports take the form of a semi-structured discussion between project leader/s and fellows, and the department's project support officers. Project leaders and managers should prepare for the discussion by referring to the Grants and fellowships progress reporting guidance document.

Promotion of Excellence in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PELTHE) Progress Reporting Guidance

Final Reporting

The final reporting guidelines provide information on the format and content of final reports for grants and fellowships. This includes seed grants, innovation and development grants, extension grants, networks, strategic priority commissioned grants, and fellowships. These guidelines need to be read before starting to write the final report.

It is a requirement to use the PELTHE Final report template. Please submit the final report via email to learningandteaching@education.gov.au

Promotion of Excellence in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PELTHE) Guidelines for final reporting

Promotion of Excellence in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PELTHE) final reporting template

Financial Reporting

All information about financial reporting is outlined in the Grants and fellowships management information document, including templates and frequently asked questions.  Please submit the financial reports via email to learningandteaching@education.gov.au

Promotion of Excellence in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PELTHE) Information for managing your project and fellowship

Logo and Brand Management

There are legal restrictions on the use of the Commonwealth Crest. Please do not use the Commonwealth Crest on any grant or fellowship material unless you have the written permission of the department. Further information is included in the  Grants and fellowships management information document 

Please contact the department at learningandteaching@education.gov.au for information on branding.

Promotion of Excellence in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PELTHE) Information for managing your project and fellowship 

Achieving Project Impact

Impact is the difference that a project makes in its sphere of influence, both during and after the funding period. Examples include: curriculum reform; institutional or national policy changes; new or amended funding commitments; new incentives or expectations that value particular pedagogical approaches; or similar.

The following resources have been developed to assist grants and fellowships in maximising the impact of their work.

  • IMPEL Model
  • Examples of project impacts
  • Perspectives on achieving impact

The Impact Management Planning and Evaluation Ladder (IMPEL)

Dissemination

The following resources have been developed to assist grant and fellowship holders in disseminating and embedding the outcomes of their work.

Evaluating Your Project

This evaluation resource is designed to provide guidance and assistance on project and program evaluation to grant and fellowship holders. The guidance is in the nature of background information on what project evaluation is and what constitutes good practice in the evaluation of learning and teaching projects.

ALTC Project Evaluation Resource

2016 Evaluation Resource

This resource was developed by Dr Grace Lynch and Dr Garry Allan, RMIT University, evaluators for the 2013 Strategic Priority Commissioned Projects funded by the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching.