What propels SEDi internationally is the quality of the partnerships which embed the infrastructure within their networks!

The SEDi infrastructure represents a tangible social development solution for any country, enabling the process for building sustainable Emotional Resilience.

Since 2012 SEDi Founder Jay Baughan has been building strategic partnerships to embed the infrastructure into countries through their trusted networks.


Pan-African Networks

The relationship with TUAI began in 2012, to support Human Capital Development through the Abatemi-Usman’s business and political networks within the African Union. Jay and the family see the SEDi infrastructure being central to education and healthcare reform in Africa.

Education & Community

In 2014 James Kwesi Addison and Jay forged a partnership that would embed the SEDi infrastructure into West Africa, through Ghana. This established the largest footprint of locations now creating the biggest community of specialists across education and community support projects.

Positive Education in Africa

In 2017  Tshanduko supported the Emotional Capital in Young People initiative within South Africa, quickly recognising how the SEDi infrastructure would enrich Positive Education within the country. This strategic partnership sets out to create an education capability and impact measurement.

Middle East & Asia

Educational Professional Competency

In 2016 senior executives recognised the importance of the SEDi infrastructure within the Middle East & Asia, forming a partnership to establish a regulated qualification based professional standard for all social emotional skills provision within education.

Resilience in Young Leadership

Sagson quickly identified the value for Arabic nations to establish higher education capability to equip young leaders with the skills for Emotional Resilience. This partnership takes the SEDi infrastructure into trusted Middle Eastern networks, to provide a youth qualification and measurement.

Enhancing Community Youth Work

MATSH have correctly identified a strategic need within the Middle East to support young people to engage with society, to innovate and to learn how to become the leaders of the future. This partnership positions the SEDi infrastructure and creates communities of youth work specialists.

Creating Centres of Excellence

Recognising a strategic appetite within Asia for the creation of a quality standard and professional qualification framework for schools and higher education locations to adopt, this partnership embeds the SEDi infrastructure through trusted networks to create a centre network of excellence.


Philanthropy & Communities

The founders of Bearded Fellows are socially active within the NW of the England, this partnership enables trusted networks of community support groups to link into the SEDi infrastructure and build a specialist capability into their provision.

Emotional Safety & Capability

Brian is the former executive director of Round Square, the not for profit network of 150 schools worldwide representing a student capacity in the region of 90,000 and a teacher/management workforce of around 7,500.

A career teacher and senior educational leader since 1982, Brian now maintains a professional involvement by providing strategic and operational consultancy services into the education sectors within Africa and Asia.

Workplace Emotional Resilience

Andrew is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and and formerly Clinical Psychologist to Monyhull Hospital Birmingham.

Andrew has a particular interest in the design of community settings for people who challenge.

He has extensive experience of working with service users with a learning disability and/or an ASD who self-harm.

Enriching Community Education


Julian Hall and his team embrace the whole-child development approach within UK education, and see the value for educators from being qualified and supported to deliver a high standard of social emotional skills provision, which can be measured. This partnership links UK educational settings into the SEDi infrastructure.