Core mission

SEDA’s mission is to enhance HE, through educational and professional development, for the benefit of students, staff and the wider public. SEDA does this by offering scholarly and accessible developmental resources and opportunities to everyone involved in positive educational change and innovation in HE.


SEDA is a values-driven organisation, committed to educational development, and underpinned by the following values:

  1. Developing understanding of how people learn 
  2. Practising in ways that are scholarly, professional and ethical
  3. Working with and developing learning communities
  4. Valuing diversity and promoting inclusivity
  5. Continually reflecting on practice to develop ourselves, others and processes.

Further Guidance on the SEDA Values.