Professional Development

Professional Development

SEDA offers a variety of professional development opportunities for both institutions (SEDA-PDF) and individuals (Fellowships and courses). For further information about our professional development activities, click on the links below.

Professional Development Framework (SEDA-PDF)
Support, recognition and accreditation for professional development activity in higher education.

Fellowships Scheme Professional qualifications for those involved in academic staff and educational development in higher education.

Courses in Supporting and Leading Educational Change For anyone who is working to enhance programmes, courses, student support and staff capability within higher education. 

SEDA's former Teacher Accreditation, Professional Development in Higher Education (PDHE) and Professional Development Accreditation Framework (PDAF) have all been folded into SEDA-PDF.


SEDA is the professional association for staff and educational developers in the UK, promoting innovation and good practice in higher education. SEDA is seen by many as the shaper of thought and initiator of action in staff and educational development, not only in the UK but in the international domain also.

A member of the International Consortium for Educational Development
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