VIEW (Vision Impairment: Education and Wellbeing)

VIEW is the professional membership association for QTVIs (Qualified Teachers of children and young people with vision impairment).

Membership is open to all professionals supporting children and young people with vision impairment, including LSAs, mobility and habituation workers, and trainee QTVIs.

Join online, or email with any questions.

Latest News – February 2016

RNIB’s response for The Education Committee’s inquiry into the purpose and quality of education in England.

Call for participants – music research

A University of Roehampton PhD student is inviting children with vision impairment to take part in research on the subject of musical understanding.

The objective of the research is to improve teaching methods and strategies in the classroom and at home. Find out more by downloading the poster:

If you are looking for support with the musical development of blind and partially sighted children, please contact RNIB’s Music Advisory Service – Email: , or telephone: 020 7391 2273.

Benefits of VIEW membership

  • VIEW’s regular round-up of the latest news and events from the sector.
  • Access to specialist resources to support your practice.
  • Free access to the online Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.
  • Discounted fee for VIEW’s Annual Conference.
  • Invitations to networking opportunities and special interest groups.
  • Private online VIEW members’ area.
  • Discounts on RNIB products and courses.
  • Continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities.

VIEW represents teachers of children with vision impairment on a range of committees and steering groups. Together, our collective membership has a powerful voice in safeguarding standards of provision, and raising the profile of our field.


Read more about our member benefits or join by visiting our online VIEW membership subscription page.

Free Caseload Management Tool

VIEW/RNIB Caseload Management Tool (CMT) has been designed to support Vision Impairment Support Service managers to track data and give clear evidence of teacher/pupil ratios.

If you have any comments, questions, or need guidance on using the CMT, contact:

Join VIEW to update your knowledge – access back copies of the inclusive education publication “Curriculum Bitesize,” download advice and guidance documentation, and read articles and resources shared by VIEW members.

VIEW’s Frequently asked questions

Sponsorship opportunities

For a low cost fee, you can sponsor a page on VIEW’s homepage or members’ area, and promote your organisation to our membership – contact


 VIEW is a registered charity. Charity number 277864