Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI)

The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative seeks to enhance the links between educational research and teaching practices to improve outcomes for learners. The fund was established by the government in 2003.


Recent news articles

  • TLRI project leaders win teaching awards

    Congratulations to TLRI project leaders Martin East and Azra Moeed who have won Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards. The awards are for sustained excellence in tertiary teaching and were presented at a function hosted by the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Hon Steven Joyce at Parliament. You can read more about the awards here.

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  • He pūtea tautoko mō te rangahau Māori New seeding grants for Māori research

    The TLRI is funding new seeding grants to support Māori research. They are worth up to $10,000 each and are intended to support the development of proposals for the next full funding round in 2017.

    You can read more here.

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  • 2016 Funding round progress

    Applicants who submitted Expressions of Interest for the 2016 TLRI funding round have been informed of the shortlisting decisions. Final funding decisions for 2016 will be made by 11 October.

    Information about applying for a TLRI, including a list of all current and completed projects, is available available here.


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