Discover the benefits of being an ICED member

ICED promotes educational development (ED) in higher education worldwide.

Educational developers work with individuals, groups, and institutions to enhance the practice, theory, and quality of teaching in support of student learning. ED is also known as academic, faculty, or staff development.


As a network of networks, ICED’s members are national, transnational, and independent ED organisations.

ICED conference, June 4-7, 2024, in Nairobi, Kenya

Come join your colleagues for a unique conference experience!

ICED Council annual meeting, Oct 4-6, 2023, in Chile

Representatives from ICED Member Networks will exchange practices, plan projects, and discuss higher education issues.

ICED Member Networks

ICED brings together educational development network organisations from around the world.

The International Consortium for Educational Development, ICED, is a network of national, transnational, and independent educational development network organisations focused on promoting good practice in higher education.

ICED Council members, Aarhus, Denmark, June 2022.
ICED Council members, Aarhus, Denmark, June 2022.

Benefits of being an ICED member

ICED is the only forum of its kind, bringing together an international community of educational/ academic developers and their network organisations. Membership is open to eligible network organisations, and comes with various benefits for network leaders and general members.

Primary benefits include opportunities to:

Resources we provide

ICED connects the global educational development community to a variety of helpful resources.

What resources can you download or find online?

Sample photographs of teaching context to spur conversations.
Sample photographs of teaching context to spur conversations.

What we do.

Since 1993, ICED has existed to advance education worldwide by promoting, sustaining, and increasing individual and collective knowledge and understanding of all aspects of educational development in higher education.