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

  • Nominations for NESA NSW Board Curriculum Committees underway

    IEU is calling for expressions of interest in order to nominate suitable representatives...

    01 May 2018
  • Is your award right?

    Fair Work Ombudsman advisors have incorrectly advised services that qualified teachers who are employed as office based directors should be employed under the Children’s Services Award...

    28 Apr 2018
  • Changes creating uncertainty

    There are a number of changes to the funding of early childhood education and care that will have a significant impact on the sector.

    28 Apr 2018
  • Government to fund training

    A major plan has been launched to attract new early childhood workers to meet a critical shortage over the next few years.

    28 Apr 2018
  • Social justice in early childhood

    IEU organisers will take part in a panel discussion and the IEU will have a stall at the Social Justice in Early Childhood Conference - Throwing the Baby Out with the Bathwater on 28 July.

    28 Apr 2018