The UfI Charitable Trust plans to focus its first funding call on ‘vocational learning’ and ‘technology’, and is interested in funding projects which fall into the following three areas:
1.Increasing capability of those involved in running the vocational learning system: Analytic tools; Large-scale online course for learning professionals; Advocacy with senior leaders; Competencies, career paths and curricula; Short, online courses for learning professionals.
2.Exploiting networks to bring together learners, learning content and learning professionals: Open Source curriculum production; Peer assessment; Crowd-sourced diagnostic mathematics questions; Free resources in vocational learning.
3.Harnessing computers to support individualised and differentiated learning: Development of sims, games and virtual environments; Online intervention in numeracy/mathematics; Adaptive learning; Technology-supported, problem-based learning; Cloud-based education systems.
For further information please visit: http://www.ufi.co.uk/apply