About us

Mission

We drive improvement in businesses and public sector clients by supporting them to become developmental organisations through organisational strategy, professional learning and leadership development.

Vision

We believe in organisations where everyone shares a common purpose; where everyone has a direct line of sight to the customer; where leaders are authentic and inspiring; where people are valued, empowered and supported; where potential is nurtured and unleashed. 

A living, breathing, changing, learning organisation.

Our partnerships

Core values

Innovation

Innovation isn't just what we do, it's who we are. Using design thinking methodology, we seek to create service transformation designs that deliver real benefits to organisations and society.

Collaboration

We collaborate with clients by designing actionable talent strategies, services and products that develop people and their organisations. We are proud partners of organisations that share our beliefs, values, principles and ambition for creating a better world.

Excellence

Guided by leading thinkers and research, we have a hard-earned reputation for getting the job done. We have a proud track record of operational excellence and delivery at scale. Our principles guide us, but our performance defines us.

Our brands solutions

The engine behind Oceanova’s learning. Captiva Learning is an approved apprenticeship provider that delivers high-quality professional programmes, achieving real impact to learners and employers. We are transforming professional education by supporting the growth of apprenticeships and lifelong learning to boost productivity and growth across the British economy.

Leadership Matters is an intuitive online platform that drives leadership development throughout school staff teams. Suitable for all school types and sizes, the diagnostic tools and learning resources can be accessed from anywhere, at any time, accelerating the progression of leaders at all levels within the context of their organisation.

The National College of Education is an independent college of education leadership and management that is dedicated to raising the status of the teaching profession. We provide accessible, outstanding professional learning opportunities for all career pathways within the sector.

The National Centre for Leadership and Management is reimagining business learning. We develop programmes for businesses, charities and the public sector that are contextualised to each organisation, unlocking the capabilities of teams and driving real behaviour change.

EduStaff is the school talent specialist. We focus exclusively on longer term and permanent staff solutions for our schools, partnering with them to ensure stable, sustainable staff teams. We work hard to source the very best candidates, from graduates entering the profession to senior and executive leadership.