The Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG) is allocated by the University Grants Committee (UGC) to all UGC-funded Universities to enhance teaching quality and language proficiency of students. More details of projects conducted by the University can be found in the University’s TDLEG website.
The Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG) is allocated by the University Grants Committee (UGC) to all UGC-funded Universities to enhance teaching quality and language proficiency of students. For language enhancement, the University will encourage continued efforts and new initiatives to enhance students’ language proficiency, and to undertake forward planning on the directive and the format of language activities/ programmes to improve students’ readiness to engage themselves in self-directed, life-long learning of languages.
Innovative Technology in Education
With the timely allocation of the one-off Fund for Innovative Technology-in-Education (FITE) by the University Grants Committee, this funding scheme aims to provide more support for teachers, departments and faculties to harness innovative and breakthrough technologies in transforming teaching and enriching the learning experience of students.
The Funding Scheme for Initiatives on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is established with the specific purpose to encourage departments/units to develop formal courses or other initiatives in relation to the 17 SDGs and/or social responsibility for sustainable development.
The Funding Scheme is established to encourage departments/units and teachers to understand and investigate their teaching practice and student learning by pedagogical research, with an aim to further enhance student learning experience using the best approaches under the ever-changing educational landscape.
This Funding Scheme, expanded from the Funding Scheme for Development of the Credit-bearing Service Learning Programme established in February 2021, is launched with the specific purpose to encourage units to develop formal courses or other non-formal campus service or community-engaged learning opportunities for implementation of Community-engaged Learning Programme (CLP), and models or framework in support of the long-term development of CLP.
The Special Funding Scheme for Online Learning was approved by the Senate Committee on Teaching and Learning to provide timely support to online teaching in Term 2 of 2019-20.
With the allocation of a one-off Special Grant for Strategic Development of Virtual Teaching and Learning (VTL) by the University Grants Committee, this funding scheme is established to engage teachers, departments and faculties to further develop and explore VTL.
A Conceptual Framework on Internationalization of Curriculum was developed in 2016 to facilitate internationalization of curriculum (IoC). To encourage front-line participation and development of good examples on IoC, this funding scheme was set up in 2020 to support worthwhile initiatives to develop collaborative course(s) with non-local partners; and/or activities that facilitate IoC.
This funding scheme was first launched in August 2020 to better engage students in learning and address student learning needs for quality teaching and learning in the 2020-21 academic year when teaching activities are conducted online. Apart from supporting students’ learning with virtual teaching and learning (VTL) elements, the Scheme is also targeted to strengthen the support to students with special educational needs, and to help first year students to overcome challenges in their transition from secondary to university education, etc.
This funding scheme was first established in the 2019-22 triennium to encourage students to take ownership of their learning, and aims to involve postgraduate students as partners in teaching and teaching development. Postgraduate students can gain valuable experience through teaching and supporting the implementation of teaching development initiatives of the teachers.