Division of the Vice-President and Provost

  • International Student Experience Fund
  • Undergraduate Course Development Fund

    The Undergraduate Course Development Fund (UCDF) fosters ongoing, mutually beneficial teaching relationships between graduate-only divisions and units and divisions that offer undergraduate degree programs. Undergraduate divisions benefit from the inclusion of leading-edge researchers into their teaching cadre, and participating faculty and their graduate divisions benefit from exposure to a broad undergraduate population. UCDF funding is […]

  • Online Undergraduate Course Initiative

    The Online Undergraduate Course Initiative (OUCI) provides funding to support instructors in the development of fully online or hybrid undergraduate courses. The program aims to increase the range of online learning opportunities at the University of Toronto while building capacity for innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

  • Instructional Technology Innovation Fund

    The Provost’s Instructional Technology Innovation Fund (ITIF) is a seed fund designed to catalyze initiatives that immediately and directly impact U of T’s education and teaching programs through innovation and development. ITIF is focused specifically on the practical applications of technology in design, implementation, evaluation, curriculum renewal, faculty development or continuing education initiatives that enrich learning. ITIF is […]

  • Learning & Education Advancement Fund (LEAF)

    The Learning & Education Advancement Fund (LEAF) program enriches the learning experience of undergraduate students in first-entry divisions across the University. It also provides academic units with a mechanism for developing and enhancing the research, assessment and application of high-impact teaching practices within learning environments at U of T. LEAF is intended to support projects that will […]

  • Northrop Frye Award

    The Northrop Frye Award recognizes the excellence of an individual faculty member, an individual librarian / staff member or a team who have undertaken a teaching and learning project within the last five years that significantly enhanced the undergraduate student learning experience. This could include (but is not limited to): Curricular Innovations: the design and […]

  • President’s Teaching Award

    The University-wide President’s Teaching Award (PTA) is the highest honour for teaching at the University of Toronto and recognizes sustained excellence in teaching and significant contributions in educational leadership. We encourage nominations of colleagues whose achievements are truly outstanding for this very special recognition by the University of Toronto (U of T). President’s Teaching Award […]

  • University of Toronto Teaching Fellowships

    The University of Toronto Teaching Fellowship is paused for 2022-2023. During this time the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation and the Office of the Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education, will be reviewing the UTTF model and undertaking research and consultations with the U of T community. If you would like to share feedback on the UTTF model, please […]

  • Early Career Teaching Award

    The University of Toronto Early Career Teaching Award recognizes faculty members who are effective teachers and demonstrate an exceptional commitment to student learning, pedagogical engagement, and teaching innovation. Up to four awards of $3,000 each will be offered annually. Award recipients will be honoured at the annual Excellence in Teaching Reception to be held in […]