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

  • CEDB Diversity and Inclusion Committee 2019

    Applications are invited for the Catholic Education, Diocese of Bathurst Diversity and Inclusion Committee 2019. This invitation is extended to both teaching and non-teaching staff.

    27 Nov 2018
  • HSC marking feedback

    The Union is asking for feedback from members about HSC marking to help frame the issues to be discussed in the next round of negotiations.

    27 Nov 2018
  • Going to chapter meeting pays off

    A member's inquiry at a chapter meeting resulted in a number of teachers discovering they had not been correctly classified and were eligible for an upgrade to their salary level.

    27 Nov 2018
  • Proficient teacher - what it's worth to your pay

    Under most enterprise agreements in NSW and the ACT, gaining your Proficient teacher status is the gateway to pay rises in the short term and affects the timing of pay rises into the future.

    27 Nov 2018
  • Employers push to reduce ratios for early childhood teachers

    The peak body representing for profit or long day care employers in the early childhood sector has made a submission to a Senate Committee, calling for a reduction in ratios of children to teachers.

    26 Nov 2018