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

  • ACTU backs #ClimateStrike

    Australian Council of Trade Unions expresses support for students, adults and workers joining the Global #ClimateStrike.

    19 Sep 2019
  • Conferences success

    In the last two weeks, the IEU has proudly hosted both our Early Childhood and Support Staff conferences, with great success.

    16 Sep 2019
  • Universal access funding review

    A review is being conducted by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) into the Universal Access funding that supports children’s participation in 600 hours of preschool education in the year before school.

    09 Sep 2019
  • 20 September global climate strike

    The IEUA NSW/ACT Branch has passed a motion of solidarity with students and workers attending the 20 September climate strikes, and suggest potential options for school staff looking for ways to participate.

    09 Sep 2019
  • Chinese students

    Recently, the media has been full of stories regarding the role of international students in the education sector, particularly in the light of the ongoing unrest in Hong Kong.

    08 Sep 2019