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

  • Enterprise bargaining in independent schools

    Bargaining continues for new multi-enterprise agreements (MEAs) for teachers and support staff employed in independent schools. Read the latest NewsExtra setting out the IEU's claims.

    23 Apr 2020
  • Schools should reopen - but when and how?

    The NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has announced the partial reopening of schools by 11 May. But are schools ready to reopen and, as the Prime Minister has claimed, does the education of our children really hang in the balance? IEUA NSW/ACT Branch Secretary, Mark Northam, advises what a safe and orderly transition would look like, and explains what leading education researcher, Professor John Hattie, really has to say about the impact of remote learning.

    21 Apr 2020
  • IEU response to NSW plan to transition back to the classroom in Term 2

    The IEU has noted in a news release and in discussion on ABC Sydney radio today that the NSW Minister for Education, Sarah Mitchell, has given further detail about the government’s intention to introduce a transition to the classroom during Term 2.

    21 Apr 2020
  • Casual teachers and support staff

    Attention: Casual teachers and support staff who are IEU members impacted by COVID-19 can now apply for a fee exemption.

    17 Apr 2020
  • Dear Prime Minister....

    I write to you on behalf of the members of the Independent Education Union of Australia. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis our members have worked hard to ensure the schools played their part in responding to the quickly evolving situation.

    17 Apr 2020