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Professional development that really works

Discover how Steplab's responsive coaching model can empower your school to become its best

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Flexible & customisable
Sustainable improvement
Evidence-based professional development for everyone who works in your school

What is Steplab?

Steplab is the customisable professional development platform, packed with step-by-step content based on the science of learning and modelled by 100s of in-classroom videos.

Who is Steplab for?

Steplab provides effective professional development for everyone who works in your school - used by over 100,000 school staff nationwide from leaders and experienced teachers to ECTs, pastoral staff and wider support teams.

Working with trusts & schools in the UK and beyond

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How does Steplab work?

Steplab is based on responsive coaching - a pioneering model which enables coaches to flex their approach depending on where teachers are on their journey to expertise.

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Responsive school improvement. The proven most effective PD approach to supercharge results for your school or trust

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Little, often & ongoing. Our intuitive and enjoyable platform encourages teachers to keep coming back to continuously improve practice

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Leadership development. Enhance your expertise as a high-impact T&L leader with Steplab's guidance and certification

Who created Steplab?

Built by former school leaders, Steplab has deep connections to the education community. We're driven every day to help trusts and schools become their best - because we know first-hand the difference effective PD makes.

Steplab partners

We are proud to partner with some of the most innovative organisations shaping the future of evidence-based practices in education in the UK and beyond.

Real-world impact with responsive coaching

Results matter, which is why we are so proud that the Steplab responsive coaching model - based on the best available evidence - really works.

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Improved Ofsted grades at all Steplab Hubs that were formally RI

Best professional development for teachers


of the highest performing schools in England use Steplab*

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teachers using Steplab for their personalised coaching journey

What is instructional coaching


Steplab Hubs providing in-person support and training nationwide

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Steplab course satisfaction from leaders who have taken part

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school leaders training as Certified Coaching Leads

* Based on highest P8 for schools serving high numbers of disadvantaged students, 2023

Siobhan Meredith, Executive Director of Education - Ted Wragg Multi-Academy Trust
We really do believe that the quality of teaching in our schools has got better because of Steplab's responsive coaching model

Siobhan Meredith, Executive Director of Education - Ted Wragg Multi-Academy Trust