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Professional development that really works

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

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's intuitive and easy-to-use platform provides you with all the tools you need to run effective professional development for your teachers, TAs and leaders. At the heart of our approach is evidence-informed responsive instructional coaching, ensuring that every individual in your school benefits from specific, targeted and bespoke support.

Over 100,000 teachers across the world, along with 60% of the highest performing schools in the UK, are working with Steplab to build professional development that really works.

1000s of action steps and accompanying study modules based on research-informed techniques, with quick and easy customisation to fit your school.

Powerful coaching engine to enable effective feedback conversations that rapidly move teaching practice forward, all supported by the best available evidence.

Data analysis for leaders to build, maintain and analyse the impact of your PD programme, whether you're working at one school or across many.

Extensive video library of some of the world's most effective teachers to demonstrate and exemplify great practice in a range of contexts.

Implementation tools, training and support to help foster a culture of feedback, train your coaches, respond to data, and build a PD model to fit your context.

Secure video recording with our intuitive Steplab Record app to capture, upload, edit and analyse videos and photos of teaching in your school.

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.

Coaching teachers

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*

Coaching in schools


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

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

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