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New Zealand's leading literacy programme now available online!

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The world’s leading suite of assessment software programmes. Extensively researched, suitable for school use. Identify learners with dyslexia, cognitive deficits and other difficulties.


A range of leading educational software programmes covering reading/spelling, comprehension and memory.

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Already recognised as one of the leading literacy programmes in the world. Structured, multi-sensory and highly effective. Caters for all your learners.

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Find out more about one of the leading literacy software programmes in the world. Customizable for every learner.

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Support your child’s learning by choosing effective, enjoyable, research-based resources. Full educational advice and support available.

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Featured Product

StepsWeb is our new online programme.  It has the same Courses and Wordlist features as Steps, but can be used on any device, including iPad, Chromebook, Android tablet or, of course, PC/Mac.  Features include:

  • Ability to create your own wordlists and set homeworkStepsWeb
  • Analyse errors and provide diagnostic information
  • Visual speed recognition test – identifies learners with difficulties
  • Placement test for the right starting point on Courses – then fixed progression

Welcome to The Learning Staircase!

We design and retail top quality educational resources and software for learners of all ages, including adults.  Our products are now used in over 700 NZ & Australian schools and by thousands of parents and specialist tutors (see our great testimonials).

Our resources are suitable for:

  • Pre-school, primary and high school learners
  • Learners of all ages with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and other Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Adult literacy and vocational training
  • English as a Second Language (ESOL)
  • Learners with speech/language difficulties
Latest Events
Steps Training Course – Stage 2

28 October 2016 from 9:30 am - 3 pm
Tauranga South

Suitable for teachers, RTLBs, teacher aides or tutors who are already using Steps and remedial workbook courses. Participants should ideally have done the Stage 1 course. This course... More

Lucid Assessment Tools

10 November 2016 from 9:30am - 3pm

This course is suitable for RTLBs and SENCOs in Primary Schools, High Schools, or Intermediates, who want to know more about assessment and meeting SAC requirements. There will... More

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Phone: 0800 701 107

International: +64 3 313 3625

Learning Staircase Ltd,
PO Box 582,
Rangiora 7440

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