Round 4 call for Collaborative Workforce Projects (Schooling Sector)

David Unaipon, Ngarrindjeri Inventor recognised on Australian currency
David Unaipon, Ngarrindjeri Inventor recognised on Australian currency

Please note: Call for expressions of interest has now closed.

The MATSITI Project Team is seeking expressions of interest from school authorities, school networks, Indigenous education and professional organisations  to establish collaborative workforce projects in the schooling sector.

Funding guidelines (PDF) and Application form (MS Word) can be found on the links below.

Collaborative projects are sought that demonstrate clear benefits for the attraction, recruitment, retention and career development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers in Australian schools.

Funding of up to $50,000 per ‘Tier 2’ proposal is available –  successful projects will  be undertaken in 2014 and 2015 and will lead to lasting outcomes.

Applications close Friday 15 August 2014 – to be submitted in the required format to

MATSITI Round 4 Expression of Interest documentation

(Please review subcontract template (terms and conditions) with your legal department PRIOR to submission of EOIs).

Registrants intending to apply should email MATSITI on  to be notified of updates and registrant queries of the selection process.

MATSITI proposals evaluation criteria


  • Compliance with Overview of Requirements
  • Capability of Project lead agencies
  • Quality of partnerships, Indigenous leadership and engagement

Project benefits

  • Numbers of current or prospective Indigenous teachers supported
  • Alignment with MATSITI Scoping Plan Strategic Actions (for schooling sector)
  • Degree of reform and innovation
  • Clear success measures of Project outcomes
  • Sharing of Project successes and challenges
  • Lasting benefit after completion of the Project


  • Risk and Insurance
  • Conflict of Interest (if applicable)
  • Timely sign-off of subcontract agreement


  • Differentiation from existing programs
  • Value for money



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