Supporting the independent education community


The IEU represents principals and teachers holding comparable positions, such as directors of studies in ELICOS colleges.

The Union conducts regular meetings of principals to ensure we are able to vigorously and accurately represent your views and meet your particular needs.

For any questions regarding the Principals Branch of the Union, contact IEU Principals Branch Organiser Pam Smith via

Your workplace news

  • Christian schools vote 'yes'

    Voting is now underway for a new NSW Christian Schools Teaching Staff Multi-Enterprise Agreement (MEA).

    09 May 2018
  • Working on wellbeing

    Principals and employers in the Catholic system have been working together to tackle issues around principals' wellbeing.

    09 May 2018
  • NESA Curriculum Review

    Here is the timeline for action for the NESA Curriculum Review.

    09 May 2018
  • Dispute resolution

    At the IEU Principals' Sub Branch meeting on 5 May, participants welcomed news of the successful resolution of the Catholic systemic Enterprise Agreement (EA) campaign.

    09 May 2018
  • Life in a small school

    “Happy staff, happy children, happy parents” is Principal Bronwyn Underwood’s motto for life at a small school.

    09 May 2018