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 calls for urgent review of NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977

    The IEUA NSW/ACT Branch IEU has written to NSW State Premier Gladys Berejiklian calling for an urgent review of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 to protect students and staff in 'private education authorities'.

    05 Nov 2018
  • Help get the children off Nauru

    Scott Morrison has the power to immediately end the suffering of refugee children, their families and others seeking asylum who are stuck in limbo on Nauru. He can immediately order their transfer to Australia and prevent the trauma they are experiencing every day.

    02 Nov 2018
  • World Teachers' Day

    Friday, 26 October is World Teachers’ Day! A day to acknowledge our teachers and say thank you for the significant contributions they make in our classrooms and communities.

    25 Oct 2018
  • Union members gather in huge numbers to Change the Rules

    Hundreds of thousands of workers joined forces at rallies in Sydney, Melbourne and Wollongong on 23 October in support of the Change the Rules campaign and IEU organisers and members were in the thick of the action.

    24 Oct 2018
  • NSW Curriculum Review

    NESA is looking for feedback for its NSW Curriculum Review.

    22 Oct 2018