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

  • IEU offices reopened

    IEU offices are reopening now after their shutdown over the festive break, with everyone fully rested and ready for a big year ahead.

    14 Jan 2019
  • Labor pledges to address gender pay gap

    In a policy announcement at the Labor National Conference this week, Labor pledged to address gender pay equity under a Shorten Labor government, benefitting women working in female dominated industries such as early childhood education.

    19 Dec 2018
  • HSC 2018 message from the secretary

    A brief message from the secretary to students, parents and teachers about the HSC results announcements.

    13 Dec 2018
  • ACTU sexual harassment survey results

    Australian Unions have released the results of their sexual harassment survey in the workplace, which drew responses from over 9600 people.

    12 Dec 2018
  • Human Rights Day

    This year marks the 70 year anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, the landmark document setting out the fundamental inalienable rights every human is entitled to.

    10 Dec 2018