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

  • Who loses when Sunday and public holiday pay rates are cut? We all do!

    The Fair Work Commission has decided to cut Sunday and public holiday pay rates for almost one million workers. These cuts to pay rates will have a wide ranging impact on the wellbeing and financial security of workers.

    06 Mar 2017
  • Quality education for all

    There is a mismatch between investment and opportunity in early childhood policy in Australia.

    04 Mar 2017
  • Universal access? I think not!

    The expansion of early childhood education in Australia to allow access to a structured and play based early learning program to all children in the year before they enter school is meant to be a universal access policy.

    04 Mar 2017
  • Free PD for casual members

    The IEU has an exclusive offer of free online professional development (PD) with TLN for all early childhood members, including casuals.

    04 Mar 2017
  • Childcare for farmers

    What will it take to get childcare for rural and remote areas on the government’s agenda?

    04 Mar 2017