Supporting the independent education community

Principals

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 pam@ieu.asn.au.

Your workplace news

  • EA bargaining update - Catholic systemic schools

    The union continued bargaining for a Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement this afternoon with representatives from the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER).

    26 Jun 2020
  • AIS bargaining update

    The AIS has advised that bargaining for teachers and support staff in AIS schools will not commence before mid to late August. The AIS is continuing to consult with member schools concerning pay rises for 2021 and beyond.

    25 Jun 2020
  • No uni fee hikes - save the humanities!

    The National Union of Students are organising an emergency protest on Friday 26 June to protest the federal government’s decision to bring in sweeping changes to higher education funding which will increase fees for courses in humanities, law and commerce.

    24 Jun 2020
  • NSW Curriculum Review: Why the rush?

    The IEU believes the timeline the NSW Government has declared for implementing the NSW Curriculum Review, led by Professor Geoff Masters, is not achievable. The union is also concerned that the Berejiklian government’s “back to basics” response to this complex and extensive report is too simplistic

    23 Jun 2020
  • What is arbitration - and why do we need it?

    As part of our claim for a new Enterprise Agreement for Catholic independent schools (Model B and Model C), the union is insisting upon a disputes procedures clause, allowing members the guaranteed right to access arbitration.

    22 Jun 2020