Supporting the independent education community

ELICOS

The IEU represents Directors of Studies, teachers and support staff in the English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students industry.

In 1989 the IEU established the first award in Australia for the ELICOS industry and has achieved regular wage increases ever since.

The Union is constantly involved in negotiations to improve wages and conditions for teachers at the state level and for teachers and support staff at individual colleges.

Officers from the Union are available to advise you on your entitlements and working conditions either over the phone or by visiting your workplace.

In addition, every issue of Newsmonth contains an editorial by ELICOS Organiser Kendall Warren.

Feedback

Do you have something to say about an issue impacting on your industry or do you want to know your rights? Email ELICOS Organiser Kendall Warren at kendall@ieu.asn.au.

 

Your workplace news

  • IEU helps ensure May Day March a big success

    The IEU welcomed members and comrades to commemorate the annual May Day celebrations in Sydney over the weekend.

    09 May 2017
  • Dot joins them up

    Hunter Valley school secretary Dot Seamer has taken on the role of Union Rep, and is encouraging all support staff to join the Union.

    04 May 2017
  • Industrial update for support staff

    Agreement negotiations in Catholic systemic schools continue; IEU has received a comprehensive without prejudice response from the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER) on behalf of the 11 Catholic Dioceses.

    04 May 2017
  • Careers that matter

    Celebrate Education Support Staff Day at your school on 14 June! The IEU and New Zealand education union NZEI TE RIU ROA have joined forces to mark this significant annual event.

    04 May 2017
  • Budget cuts

    The IEU is yet to see a detailed breakdown of the new funding arrangements announced in the 9 May Federal Budget, and Secretary John Quessy said the Union must be consulted first about any changes impacting schools.

    04 May 2017