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Steplab plans your school PD and INSET
Our fully resourced training sessions include materials such as:
A slide deck, with timings and an accompanying script so your explanations are crystal clear
A video of a Steplab PD expert modelling how to deliver the training to help you deliver the session
Video examples of real lessons and coaching sessions so you can practise diagnosing the right coaching goals and steps, and see what great coaching looks like
A workbook so participants can focus their attention on key ideas
Our customisable resources support you to build your own in-school training session.
Simply choose your session, download and customise our materials, and watch the guidance videos to help you deliver great training in your school, whenever you need it.
Session focus Session aims How could I use this session?
Drop-in training for building a culture of feedback
  • Explore why lesson drop-ins are so important
  • Define what makes a great drop-in
  • Practise writing lesson drop-ins
A one hour session with senior or middle leaders who will complete lesson drop-ins or for a whole school launch of drop-ins
Exploring the evidence for Instructional Coaching with Dr Sam Sims
  • Explore the latest evidence on the effectiveness of IC
  • Understand why IC matters for you
A 30 minute session for anyone involved in instructional coaching
The Science of Instructional Coaching
  • Explore why IC matters
  • Explore an effective model of IC
  • Anticipate critical points of failure
A 30 minute session for anyone involved in instructional coaching
An intensive course on coaching on Steplab
  • Explore the Steplab coaching cycle
  • Learn how to complete a coaching observation
  • Learn how to give feedback that contains the core ingredients for lasting change
An up to two hour session for anyone coaching on Steplab
Coach with me: I do.
Responsive Coaching Training
Part 1
  • Explore 4 models of lesson feedback - from poor to great
  • Dig into what makes Steplab’s approach mechanism rich
  • Understand the Steplab Coaching Cycle
An up to two hour session for anyone coaching on Steplab. Ideally delivered as part of our three-part series either in one day or across three sessions.
Coach with me: We do.
Responsive Coaching Training
Part 2
  • Explore the theory behind each stage of the Steplab Responsive Coaching cycle
  • Learn how to plan and deliver great coaching feedback
An up to two hour session for anyone coaching on Steplab. Ideally delivered as part of our three-part series either in one day or across three sessions.
Coach with me: You do.
Responsive Coaching Training
Part 3
  • Apply the theory behind each stage of the coaching cycle and plan your own observation and feedback
  • Practise delivering impactful coaching feedback
An up to two hour session for anyone coaching on Steplab. Ideally delivered as part of our three-part series either in one day or across three sessions.