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

  • Fight for equal pay continues

    The IEU lodged an application for Equal Remuneration Orders (EROs) for teachers in early childhood services in 2013.

    12 Jul 2017
  • International news

    Australia is lagging behind progress on early childhood education compared to many other countries.

    12 Jul 2017
  • IEU conference: Myth Busters

    This year’s IEU Early Childhood Conference is all about challenging the things we know are wrong.

    12 Jul 2017
  • Members - free NESA registered PD!

    Early childhood members benefit greatly from IEU membership through access to professional development courses through the Teachers Learning Network (TLN). Many of these courses are NESA registered and will count towards the maintenance of your teacher accreditation and provide opportunities to stay on top of current issues in early years education.

    12 Jul 2017
  • Early childhood teachers continue fight for equal remuneration

    Teachers working in the early childhood sector are continuing their fight for equal remuneration with male professionals in other industries.

    07 Jul 2017