What is the SEDA fellowships scheme?

  • It will help you develop and improve your practice and have your achievements recognised at various stages of your career
  • It is suitable for people working in a variety of contexts in tertiary education, worldwide
  • There are three levels of Fellowship – Associate Fellowship, Fellowship and Senior Fellowship
  • Holders will be entitled to use AFSEDA, FSEDA or SFSEDA in their title
  • There is a continuing professional development requirement for holders of all SEDA Fellowships.

Who are SEDA fellowships for?

There are three levels of SEDA Fellowship so whatever your role in supporting and leading educational change, you can gain recognition for your achievements and your own professional development as part of the SEDA community.

How do I achieve …

SEDA Associate Fellowship
By becoming an individual member of SEDA and signing up for the Associate Fellowship.

SEDA Fellowship
Successful applicants for Fellowship will provide a submission which demonstrates engagement with the Core Development Outcomes; the Specialist Outcomes for SEDA Fellowship, and how the applicant’s work is informed by, and promotes, the SEDA Values.

SEDA Senior Fellowship
Successful applicants for Senior Fellowship will provide a submission which demonstrates sustained contributions to the improvement of education through academic development (leadership); service to the professional community of academic developers; contributions to professional knowledge and practice in academic development; how their academic development (leadership) practices are informed by, and support, the SEDA values; and how they engage with the Core Development Outcomes and Specialist Outcomes. In addition, a supporting letter from an independent referee is required.