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This is one of the SEDA-PDF named awards available through SEDA’s Professional Development Framework. It is of particular relevance to a range of staff who support student learning on higher education awards.
To support individuals in their professional activities and development aspirations
To recognise individual professional achievements
To advance professional practice
To enhance the experience of students participating in higher education
To encourage the development of learning communities with shared values.
This award is for those who hold posts which involve some duties and responsibilities for supporting the development and/or delivery of learning opportunities. Potential participants might, for example, include a wide range of staff who support learning using information technology; in the laboratory; with flexible learning systems; in the studio or clinic; research staff with specialist teaching responsibilities; library, careers and advisory staff or hourly paid lecturers or seminar leaders with prescribed duties.
Award recipients will have shown how their work is informed by the SEDA Values
Further Guidance on the SEDA Values.
understanding of how people learn
Practicing in ways that are scholarly, professional and ethical
Working with and developing learning communities
diversity and promoting inclusivity
Continually reflecting on practice to develop ourselves, others and processes
Core Development Outcomes
Award recipients will be able to:
Identify their own professional development goals, directions or priorities
Plan for their initial and/or continuing professional development
Undertake appropriate development activities
Review their development and practice, and the relations between them.
Additionally, award recipients will be able to:
Additional guidance on this named award.
Use a variety of appropriate approaches to enable learning
Use a variety of methods for evaluating their role in supporting learning
Inform their professional role with relevant strategy, policy and quality considerations.
Named award co-ordinators
Carol Maynard: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jenny Eland: email@example.com