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Teacher Inquiry Program: How to Apply

Interested locals should submit the Teacher Inquiry Project Application form to TIPapplications@bctf.ca by Friday, October 4, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.  

Project applications will be considered by BCTF staff and a BCTF Full-Time Table Officer. Selection will be made based on a variety of criteria, including topic/rationale, geographic balance, and a demonstrated commitment to the inquiry process.

Funding Allocation Information

BCTF Grant Funds

  • Maximum $5,000.00
School District Funds

  • Match or exceed BCTF Grant Funds
Local Union Funds

  • Determined by Local
  • TTOC Costs for project members
  • Final Celebration Costs (session 6) e.g.: food, space rental.
  • Not to be used for materials, resources, etc.
  • Funding provided by the BCTF is for teacher-directed professional development through collaborative inquiry processes.
Note: Grant money goes to local once matching funding secured, who then pays for TTOC costs to district.
  • TTOC costs for project members.
  • Final Celebration costs (session 6) e.g.: food, space rental.
  • School district may provide funding for other costs incurred (materials, resources etc.).
  • Funding provided by the district should be for teacher-directed inquiry, topics chosen by teachers.
Note: If matching funding cannot be secured from School District, contact your Local.
  • If matching funding cannot be secured, Local may decide to match or exceed BCTF funding to have application continue.
  • Local may also provide funding for other costs incurred (materials, resources etc.).
  • Funding provided by the local should be for teacher-directed inquiry, topics chosen by teachers.
Note: Applications cannot be considered without either School District or Local matching funding secured.

NB: BCTF Facilitator costs are covered by the BCTF outside of TIP grant funds.

For further information, please contact Henry Lee, Assistant Director, PSID by email at hlee@bctf.ca or by phone at 604-871-1849, toll free at 1-800-663-9163, local 1849.


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