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The Higher Education Academy and JISC invites the submission of funding proposals for projects in the following areas linked to Open Educational Resources: A(i): OER release meeting sector needs; A(ii): Cascade support in the release of OER; and C(i): Collections of OER based around a thematic area.

Grant 06/10: Higher Education Academy / JISC open educational resources programme phase 2: Call for projects

The Higher Education Academy and JISC invites the submission of funding proposals for projects in the following areas linked to Open Educational Resources:

A (i) OER release meeting sector needs

Projects committing to release a substantial amount of content in the indicated areas.

£2,000,000 (one year projects of up to £250,000)

A (iii) Cascade support in the release of OER

Teams already releasing OER sustainably working with one or more partners to support those new to OER release.

£525,000 (one year projects of up to £75,000)

C (i) Collections of OER based around a thematic area

Projects identifying, collecting and promoting collections of OER and other material around a common theme.

£600,000 (1 year projects of up to £75,000)

Funding is available for projects starting from 31 August 2010 for 1 year. All projects must be complete by 31 August 2011.

The deadline for receipt of proposals in response to this call is 12:00 noon UK time on Thursday 24 June 2010.

Eligibility 

Proposals may be submitted by Higher Education (HE) Institutions funded by HEFCE and Academy Subject Centres. FE institutions in England that teach HE to more than 400 FTEs are also eligible to bid. Institutions in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales are not eligible to bid, but may be involved as partners in proposals led by an eligible institution.

Proposals may be from single institutions or consortia unless indicated otherwise in the relevant call. Partnership arrangements may be developed outside the sector but the lead partner must meet the criteria outlined above. Funds can only be allocated through the lead partner.

Specific eligibility requirements for each strand can be found within the detailed descriptions in paragraphs 17 to 36 of the main call documentation below.

Briefing day

The community briefing event was held via the Elluminate online conferencing system. Potential bidders were given information about the background to the call, its objectives and the bidding process. Participants also had an opportunity to ask questions of executive staff. 

Recordings and copies of the presentations

UK OER Phase 2 Introductory Slides

Time Topic Elluminate Recording Audio Recording Slides 
10am -11am Introduction to Strand A(i): OER release meeting sector needs Elluminate Recording Audio Recording Slides
1pm - 2pm Introduction to Strand A(iii): Cascade support in the release of OER Elluminate Recording Audio Recording Slides
3pm - 4pm Introduction to Strand C(i): Collections of OER based around a thematic area Elluminate Recording Audio Recording Slides

The HE Academy has just released Strand A (ii) Open material for accredited courses for teachers in higher education. View this separate funding call here.

Further information for this call can be found in the documentation below.

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Summary
Submission Deadline
24 June 2010 12:00
Funding
Various levels - see full Grant Funding Call
Programmes
Topic
Strategic Themes