Application Process

Application info for

You must be affiliated with an education nonprofit, such as a school district, research institution, PD organization, university foundation, or Office of Education. Previous applicants are welcome to apply. If previously funded, please specify how you’re adding a new dimension to a former project or scaling your efforts.

The funding criteria for 2018 are:

  • Educator Audience: Pre-service or in-service teachers who reach students ages 10-18
  • Content: Professional development (PD) content based on the needs of your Educator Audience, mapped to your local/national CS standards (if relevant), and relevant for an in-class implementation of CS (i.e. standalone CS course, or interdisciplinary application of CS).
  • Format and Schedule: PD delivered throughout the 2018-2019 academic year with a format and schedule based in meet the needs of your Educator Audience
  • Support: Community of Practice (COP) that supports ongoing commitment of educators and implementation of CS content in the classroom throughout the 2018-2019 academic year.

Institutions may receive support of up to €15,000. Additional funding is available for projects with regional reach and the potential to scale nationally. This can be through MOOCs or collaborating with other organisations. For funded projects, we appreciate receiving news about your project so we can measure the impact of this program.

Applications for 2018 are closed Application companion

You must be affiliated with an education nonprofit, such as a school district, research institution, PD organization, university foundation, or Office of Education. Previous applicants are welcome to apply.

Funded applications will be measured as follows:

  • Your professional development opportunity must include sessions that can be directly mapped to the relevant computer science/computer science related curriculum e.g. Digital Technologies curriculum.
  • Your professional development opportunity must target both in-service teachers and pre-service teachers.
  • Your professional development opportunity must contain hands-on activities that teachers can replicate in their classroom.
  • Your professional development opportunity may be targeted at either primary school or high school teachers.

Institutions in Australia and New Zealand may receive support of up to $15,000 (AUS) each.

Applications for 2018 are closed Application companion

You must be affiliated with an education nonprofit, such as a school district, research institution, PD organization, university foundation, or Office of Education. Previous applicants are welcome to apply.

Funded applications will be measured as follows:

  • Workshop participants must be Information Technology or Computer Science teachers at their schools and the participating teachers must have the opportunity to bring what they learn at the workshops to their students.
  • Workshop content must focus on Visual Programming (App Inventor or Blockly or Scratch Blocks) or Artificial Intelligence education in K-12 curriculum.

Institutions may receive support of up to ¥12,000 each.

Applications for 2018 are closed

You must be affiliated with an education nonprofit, such as a school district, research institution, PD organization, university foundation, or Office of Education. Previous applicants are welcome to apply. If previously funded, please specify how you’re adding a new dimension to a former project or scaling your efforts.

The funding criteria for 2018 are:

  • Educator Audience: Pre-service or in-service teachers who reach students ages 10-18
  • Content: Professional development (PD) content based on the needs of your Educator Audience, mapped to your local/national CS standards (if relevant), and relevant for an in-class implementation of CS (i.e. standalone CS course, or interdisciplinary application of CS).
  • Format and Schedule: PD delivered throughout the 2018-2019 academic year with a format and schedule based in meet the needs of your Educator Audience
  • Support: Community of Practice (COP) that supports ongoing commitment of educators and implementation of CS content in the classroom throughout the 2018-2019 academic year.

Institutions may receive support of up to €15,000. Additional funding is available for projects with regional reach and the potential to scale nationally. This can be through MOOCs or collaborating with other organisations. For funded projects, we appreciate receiving news about your project so we can measure the impact of this program.

Applications for 2018 are closed Application companion

You must be affiliated with an education nonprofit, such as a school district, research institution, PD organization, university foundation, or Office of Education. Previous applicants are welcome to apply. If previously funded, please specify how you’re adding a new dimension to a former project or scaling your efforts.

The funding criteria for 2018 are:

  • Educator Audience: Pre-service or in-service teachers who reach students ages 10-18
  • Content: Professional development (PD) content based on the needs of your Educator Audience, mapped to your local/national CS standards (if relevant), and relevant for an in-class implementation of CS (i.e. standalone CS course, or interdisciplinary application of CS).
  • Format and Schedule: PD delivered throughout the 2018-2019 academic year with a format and schedule based in meet the needs of your Educator Audience
  • Support: Community of Practice (COP) that supports ongoing commitment of educators and implementation of CS content in the classroom throughout the 2018-2019 academic year.

Institutions may receive support of up to €15,000. Additional funding is available for projects with regional reach and the potential to scale nationally. This can be through MOOCs or collaborating with other organisations. For funded projects, we appreciate receiving news about your project so we can measure the impact of this program.

Applications for 2018 are closed Application companion

Best practices for crafting your application

Remember to include these key elements in your PD program:

  • computer science content
  • how educators will improve their confidence and effectiveness in teaching computer science
  • content that meets the local needs of educators with the potential to scale nationally and/or internationally
  • hands-on experience for participants that is interactive and allows them to manipulate the subject themselves
  • how you will develop and/or support an ongoing network of CS educators through a community of practice
  • a clear breakdown of how funding will be used throughout the program
  • resources for educators and other PD providers to use in their local communities