To advise the Programme Board and staff team on the development and implementation of plans for the AET. To provide professional expertise to support the development and delivery of effective practice within the AET work programmes and to promote the AET to wider networks as a platform for collaboration.
When defining membership we seek to maintain an effective balance of skills, knowledge and experience from within the autism education sector. We recognise that one individual may bring a range of the required experience.
The role of the Expert Reference Group is to:
• To provide expert advice and guidance to the Programme Board and staff.
• To provide a breadth and depth of experience in relation to autism and use that expertise to help the AET improve education for children on the autism spectrum and their families.
• To share examples of good practice with the autism community through the AET.
• To be actively involved and credible within the autism education sector.
Timescale and frequency of meetings:
Meetings of the Expert Reference Group will take place quarterly. Additional meetings will be held as necessary.