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MOE Academies Fund Request for Proposals (OER, NIE)​

Published on : 03-Dec-2014

The Office of Education Research (OER) is pleased to announce the MOE Academies Fund (MAF) Request for Proposals (RFP). For more information about the RFP, click here.

About MAF Projects

Projects funded by the MAF must generate findings that can enhance teacher expertise and professionalism in key subject domains and they can be either development- or research-type projects.

In contrast to research-type projects that focus on the creation of new knowledge or building of new theories, development-type projects aim to implement tested ideas or create implementable products, processes or frameworks to improve teaching and learning. Development-type projects are therefore more likely to be directly beneficial to MOE Academies/Language Centres, given their practice orientation.

Administrative Matters

Expressions of Interest

Applicants are advised to indicate their expression as early as possible, but before 8 December 2014. For advice and assistance on budgetary matters, please email oer.rsu@nie.edu.sg.

Applicants interested in applying for MAF are to indicate their expression of interest by sending an email to oergrant@nie.edu.sg. Please include your name, tentative title of the project, keywords (max. 5) and an abstract of approximately 500 words.

Submission Details

Applicants are required to download the required application form from either the MAF website (http://www.nie.edu.sg/office-education-research/grants-application/moe-academies-fund) or the NIE Portal (http://portal.nie.edu.sg): Login > Services > Academic > Research > NIE Education Research Funding Programme (ERFP) or. Upon completion, applicants must submit the softcopy of form together with all supporting documents by 19 Jan 2015. To complete the process, a signed hardcopy of the form with all supporting documents must be submitted, no later than 22 Jan 2015, to:

OER Grant Management Unit

Office of Education Research

National Institute of Education, Singapore

NIE 5-03-56A

1 Nanyang Walk

Singapore 637616

Briefing Session for MAF

Applicants are encouraged to attend a briefing session to find out more about the MAF grant application and evaluation process.

Date: 20 November 2014

Time: 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Venue: Academy of Singapore Teachers (AST)

2, Malan Road, Singapore 109433, Blk B Level 3, Training Room 13

For applicants who are interested to attend the briefing session for MAF, please RSVP your attendance to oergrant@nie.edu.sg as soon as possible.

Useful Resources and Contacts

The relevant forms and guides can be found at the MAF website (http://www.nie.edu.sg/office-education-research/grants-application/moe-academies-fund). For clarification, please contact Ms Wah Shih Fen at 6219 6229 or email us at: oergrant@nie.edu.sg.


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