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COVID-19 news for ELICOS members

  • Word games in the classroom

    One of the worldwide hits of the summer has been the new online game, Wordle, in which participants need to guess a five-letter word within six attempts. Teachers of course, can use the Wordle craze in the classroom.

    1 Mar 2022
  • 2022 Federal Election: the importance for members in post-secondary sector

    The 2022 Federal Election must be held by 21 May. The election is of importance for members in the post-secondary sector, as the two major parties will likely take quite different approaches to the industry.

    1 Mar 2022
  • International student sector: State of the industry

    The international student sector was gone through an unprecedented crisis over the last two years with the pandemic and associated border closures putting a hole in business approach for the industry.

    1 Mar 2022
  • COVID Miscellany

    The IEU and the broader union movement are pushing for several measures to ease the pandemic burden on employees.

    31 Aug 2021
  • Vaccinations

    All school staff in NSW are now required to be fully vaccinated. This does not yet apply to post-secondary colleges but employers may introduce similar mandates.

    31 Aug 2021
  • Future Trends

    Australia is well-placed to position itself as a COVID-safe destination for international students when our international borders open.

    31 Aug 2021
  • The state of the industry

    There’s little doubt that the past 18 months have been the most difficult period for the post-secondary education sector in Australia’s history.

    31 Aug 2021
  • IEU membership

    IEU membership in the post-secondary college sector has remained remarkably buoyant over the last 12 months.

    8 Mar 2021
  • Industrial Relations Bill

    The Morrison government is attempting to use the economic fall-out from the pandemic to push through changes to Australia’s industrial laws.

    8 Mar 2021
  • JobKeeper

    There is no doubt that JobKeeper has been a life-saver for many post-secondary colleges, and for members working in those colleges.

    8 Mar 2021
  • State of play

    It’s been a year since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared, and it’s a truism to say the world has changed.

    8 Mar 2021
  • Giveaway draw for ELICOS members

    Your union is conducting a giveaway competition exclusively for members in post-secondary colleges.

    15 Sep 2020