VIEW – the professional association of the vision impairment education workforce

  • 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 habilitation specialists, and trainee QTVIs.

Join online, or email with any questions.

Latest News – July 2016

  • British Judo Association in partner with UKSport have currently launched The Discover your Gold campaign to encourage more children to get involved in judo and has already had a massive sign-up. This is a great opportunity for VI athletes over 15 years old (*no upper age limit)! They can sign up from any sporting background to ‪#‎DiscoverYour‬ ParaPotential (with an eligible impairment suitable for para sports).

Information about vision impairment: A guide for parents – RNIB has launched a new guide.

Is your VIEW membership coming up for renewal soon? You can now pay for VIEW membership and ‪#‎VIEW2017‬ conference fees at the same time. And if you book and confirm a conference place by 30 September, the cost of the conference will be the same as this year.

Recent consultation response

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

Invitations to take part in research

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