Memberships

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Full Membership

Those who hold a recognised qualification as a Teacher of the Deaf and those in training as ToDs. Those in training should send an email or other documentation from either their employer or the course provider to become eligible for the student discount (£20 for each of the two years of the course). Please note that the discount only applies to members paying by direct debit or card. Membership starts from the date of application; the charge, whether by card, direct debit or invoice is from that date and renewal will be due on that annual date or after each subsequent three month period if paying quarterly.

Full Membership

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Benefits

  • Association Magazine
  • Refereed Journals (DEI) and complimentary downloads of all Journal articles
  • Full access to Consultant
  • Full access to members’ area of website
  • On-line resource area
  • Discounted CPD fees
  • Tax relief
  • Voting rights

Other information

If required, you can also pay by invoice. To do so, please sign up here.

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Retired Membership

Members who have retired from paid employment may choose this category of membership. Membership starts from the date of application; the charge, whether by card, direct debit or invoice is from that date and renewal will be due on that annual date or after each subsequent three month period if paying quarterly.

Retired Membership

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Benefits

  • Magazines
  • Journals (DEI) and complimentary downloads of all Journal articles
  • Access to members’ area of website
  • Discounted conference fees

Other information

If required, you can also pay by invoice. To do so, please sign up here.

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Special Membership

Those working with deaf pupils in a support position in the classroom eg. LSAs, CSWs, TAs but who are not acting in the capacity of a teacher. Membership starts from the date of application; the charge, whether by card, direct debit or invoice is from that date and renewal will be due on that annual date or after each subsequent three month period if paying quarterly.

Special Membership

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Benefits

  • Magazines
  • Access to members' area of website
  • Discounted BATOD CPD fees

Other information

If required, you can also pay by invoice. To do so, please sign up here.

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Associate Membership

Those not eligible to be full members (for example main school staff member, SENCo, social worker, Speech and Language Therapist, other NHS worker, member of related organisation, parent/carer etc). Membership starts from the date of application; the charge, whether by card, direct debit or invoice is from that date and renewal will be due on that annual date or after each subsequent three month period if paying quarterly.

Associate Membership

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Benefits

  • Magazines
  • Access to members' area of website
  • Discounted BATOD CPD fees

Other information

If required, you can also pay by invoice. To do so, please sign up here.

Terms and Conditions

Overseas Membership

Overseas members satisfy the criteria for Full/Associate membership within their own countries. Membership starts from the date of application; the charge, whether by card or invoice is from that date and renewal will be due on that annual date.

Overseas Membership

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Benefits

  • Magazines (either pdfs or in hard copy; subscription varies accordingly)
  • Journals (DEI) with complimentary downloads of all Journal articles
  • Full access to members' area of website
  • On-line resource area
  • Discounted BATOD CPD fees

Other information

Full Membership: £110 /yearly

Online only Membership: £50 /yearly

Special Membership: Free for national professionals working at grassroot level in deaf education in developing countries. This membership is subject to a recommendation from an UK-based BATOD full member. To discuss further please contact Teresa Quail, BATOD Co-NEO, via batod_aneo@icloud.com

Other information

If required, you can also pay by invoice. To do so, please sign up here.

Terms and Conditions

Qualified Teachers of children and young people with Multi-Sensory Impairment

Joint Membership

As a special offer for QTMSIs it is now possible to join both organisations and benefit from their support, information, advice and the online version of their specialist publications (magazine and journals) for the total sum* of a BATOD membership.

Qualified Teachers of children and young people with Multi-Sensory Impairment

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Benefits

Other information

£45 to join BATOD (online membership only access)

£35 to join VIEW ( VIEW email contact – membership@viewweb.org.up)

Terms and Conditions

*upon evidence of qualification and an application to both organisations for membership.

Heads of Sensory Support (HoSS) (non-specialist)

Joint Membership

Are you a Head of a Sensory Support Service/Specialist Teaching Services/Manager of SEND, but are not a qualified Teacher of the Deaf, Teacher of VI nor Teacher of MSI?

Heads of Sensory Support (HoSS) (non-specialist)

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Benefits

Other information

BATOD and VIEW, the professional bodies for QToDs and QTVIs respectively, have an exciting offer for such Heads/Managers who manage sensory support services but are not qualified Teachers of the Deaf, vision impairment or multi-sensory impairment.  We would like to extend our membership to holders of these roles.

As a special offer it is now possible to join both organisations and benefit from their support, information, advice and the online version of their specialist publications (magazine and journals) for the total sum* of a BATOD membership.

£45 to join BATOD (online membership only access)

£35 to join VIEW ( VIEW email contact – membership@viewweb.org.up)

*upon evidence of  application to both organisations for membership.

 

Terms and Conditions

Educational Audiologists

Joint Membership

As a special offer for Educational Audiologists it is now possible to join both BATOD and BAEA and benefit from their support, information and advice. The offer includes access to the online version of BATOD's specialist publications (magazine and journals) for the total sum of a BATOD membership.

Educational Audiologists

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Benefits

  • This membership allows qualified Educational Audiologists (and those in training) to enjoy access to BATOD and BAEA. Members are able to access support, information and advice and online versions of BATOD magazines and journals.

Other information

£50 to join BATOD (online membership only access)

£30 to join BAEA http://www.educational-audiologists.org.uk/index.php

Membership is paid annually by debit/credit card or direct debit

Terms and Conditions

Evidence of an Educational Audiology qualification or evidence of training to become an Educational Audiologist and an application to both organisations for membership is required.


Why sign up

BATOD is the sole professional association for Teachers of the Deaf in the UK. The Association represents the interests of Teachers of the Deaf and the children and young people they teach with a range of Government and other agencies. This includes CPD courses and national and regional meetings to provide relevant up-to-date information and to disseminate good practice. Strong links are maintained between BATOD and Government and in order to maintain our strong credibility in the eyes of the Department For Education and such bodies as Ofqual, it is essential that BATOD represents the great majority of Teachers of the Deaf in the four countries of the UK. If you are not already a member please submit your application so that BATOD can have the weight it needs to influence policy and practice in deaf education.


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