Supporting the independent education community

Teachers

  • Through every stage of your career, your Union is here for You, representing you industrially and professionally and supporting your individual needs in your workplace.
     
  • Pre-service teachers may access free membership during your initial teacher education degree. The Union runs a range of pre-service teacher and accreditation workshops throughout the year which you may attend.
     
  • The Union also provides a range of practical professional development and union training courses which are useful throughout your career.
  • The Union also provides a range of other popular and practical conferences and training opportunities of great value and interest wherever you are in your career.
     
  • The industrial representation provided by your Union ensures you and your colleagues maintain hard-won conditions, receive regular pay-rises and continue to make gains for your profession. For any individual needs, so long as you are already a member at the time the issue arises, the Union is just a phonecall away.  
     
  • At the end of your career, the Union is still here for you, with access to the Retired Members Association open to all retired members.

Your workplace news

  • IEUA NSW/ACT 2019 Early Childhood Conference

    The changing nature of the early childhood profession and the impact on our early childhood teachers.

    12 Jun 2019
  • IEU lobbies on behalf of early childhood services regarding Assessment and Ratings

    The IEU has been contacted by more than 20 individual early childhood services in addition to a group of 40 regional services with concerns about the current National Quality Standards Assessment and Ratings process (A&R).

    05 Jun 2019
  • Join in June recruitment campaign

    The Union is launching a member recruitment initiative called 'Join in June' which aims both to promote the work of Independent Education Union and at encourage potential members to join and participate in their industrial and professional organisation at their own workplace.

    31 May 2019
  • Fair Work Commission Annual Wage Review

    The Fair Work Commission has today granted award-reliant workers a 3% increase, which will take effect from the first full pay period on or after 1 July.

    30 May 2019
  • Dan Tehan reappointed Minister for Education

    Dan Tehan, Federal Member for Wannon, will retain his portfolio as Minister for Education under Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s newly announced cabinet, in a role that also oversees the early childhood education and care sector.

    28 May 2019