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

  • Trainees and apprentices

    A new Union membership category has been developed for the youngest and most vulnerable people working in our sector.

    03 Apr 2019
  • Playground duty supervision

    For many years now, Classroom Support and School Administrative employees in Catholic systemic schools have been able to be undertake playground supervision duties.

    03 Apr 2019
  • Voice care training

    It’s part and parcel of working in a school that you use your voice as a tool. And like any tool it needs to be looked after and maintained.

    03 Apr 2019
  • Budget 2019 has little new for schools and even less for early childhood: education experts respond

    As Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivers his first budget, education experts weigh the government's words against their funding commitments, and consider the future of education in Australia. Originally published on The Conversation.

    03 Apr 2019
  • Data walls: the state of the evidence

    What is the evidence that shows the effectiveness of data walls in schools? Under what conditions might data walls be most effective in informing teachers’ decisions and actions to improve learning?

    01 Apr 2019