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Fund for Innovations in Teaching (FIT)

The Faculty of Health’s Teaching and Learning Strategic Plan drives excellence in teaching (including but not limited to innovations in experiential education and eLearning) for the 21st century, and actively supports student learning and success.  In addition, the Faculty seeks to create an engaged network of community partners to ensure our quality programs offer students opportunities for community engagement through experiential education.

About the Fund

This seed funding aims to promote the Faculty of Health’s vision by supporting innovative teaching practices that include but are not limited to experiential education (EE) and eLearning. Specifically, the fund will support: research into innovative teaching practices; the implementation of innovative teaching practices, and the development/enhancement of existing teaching practices and novel forms of assessment. Applicants must clearly outline in the application how the funded activities will meet this objective.


Step 1: Review the fund objectives, guidelines and eligibility.

Step 2: Discuss your proposed activities with the chair/director of your school/department. For program based applications, you must also obtain a letter of support from the chair/director.

Step 3: Apply for FIT by completing the online application form between May 1 and March 1 (fiscal year).