Applications are invited for the Teaching Exchange Fellowship Scheme, which was introduced by the Teaching and Learning Quality Committee in 2010-11.

Objectives
tefs2The Scheme aims to enhance the scholarship of teaching at the University through enabling academic staff members to share experience and to collaborate on teaching and curriculum development initiatives at reputable universities where excellent pedagogical practices or curriculum innovation are being implemented, and to facilitate reciprocal visits to the University by academic staff of these institutions. The Scheme is a measure also to ensure that our curriculum and pedagogy are benchmarked against international best practice.

Eligibility

All full-time teaching staff with a minimum of two years of service at the University are eligible to apply.

Deadline for Application

Interested colleagues are encouraged to attend the CETL seminars in January/February 2015, which will provide an overview of the Scheme and advice on the preparation of the application. All applications and supporting documents should reach Ms. Julie Lau, Secretary of the TLQC Sub-Group on Teaching Exchange Fellowship (c/o Curriculum Development and Quality Assurance Section of Registry) on or before April 17, 2015. Enquires may be directed to Ms. Lau at 2219 4997 or via email to julielau@hku.hk.

Applicants will be notified of the results in May/June 2015.


For more details, please read the circular below.
Announcement circular from the Acting Chairman of TLQC (document 192/1214) (HKU Portal login required)

Teaching Exchange Fellowship Scheme Seminar
Organized by Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
Coordinator: Dr Suki Ekaratne, CETL, The University of Hong Kong
Date: 13 February, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 12:45pm – 1:45pm
Venue: Room 321, Run Run Shaw Building

Abstract

Grants for overseas reciprocal visits through ‘Teaching Exchange Fellowship Scheme’

This seminar provides information and an overview of the “Teaching Exchange Fellowship Scheme” which aims to enhance the scholarship of teaching at HKU through grants for exchange visits. It will explain, and also showcase examples, on how this funding opportunity can be used by HKU teaching staff to share experience and to collaborate on teaching and curriculum development initiatives with overseas reputable universities through reciprocal visits.

The seminar is open to all teaching staff interested in finding out more about this Teaching Exchange Fellowship Scheme. Staff will be provided an overview of the scheme, how to lodge an application, the key objectives, amounts they can apply for, eligibility and advice in preparing an application. Staff who are thinking about applying in the next round (having a 17th April closing date) are strongly encouraged to attend. Staff who are not sure, or would simply like to know more about the scheme, are also welcome.

Online Registration

For registration, please contact:
Ms Ivy Lai , CETL Phone: 3917 8996; Email: laichun2@hku.hk.