The role of the NatSIP Steering Group is to offer guidance and act as a critical friend to the members of the NatSIP workstreams and to support and promote their objectives and outcomes by working collaboratively as a strategic group.

Terms of Reference include:

1.   The NatSIP Steering Group will oversee the development of the NatSIP activity groups through reporting at least once each term (three times a year).
2.   In addition members of the Steering Group will engage in the work of:
    a)  future strategic planning for the NatSIP
    b)  reporting to DFE and, other commissioning contractors, on progress towards agreed objectives
3.   Alongside these work activity groups the Steering Group will consider and approve the progression and development of other SI projects and associated initiatives supporting the SI sector and improved outcomes for children and young people with SI.
4.   Steering Group representation comes from NatSIP member organisations in the major SI voluntary organisations, LA SI support services, specialist schools,and the professional bodies BATOD and VIEW who will all agree to work together to improve outcomes for children, young people with sensory impairment and their families.


Group Membership:

There have been changes to the Steering Group membership over the years.  The present list of Steering Group members (and other NatSIP contacts) can be found here.