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  • Rally to Change the Rules

    Large rallies are planned in Sydney and around the country in support of the ACTU's Change the Rules campaign. Big business has too much power. Details: https://changetherules.org.au

    22 Oct 2018
  • Requesting flex work

    If an employer refuses your request for Flexible Work Arrangements (FWAs), they have to give a good reason why they did so.

    21 Oct 2018
  • Long service leave

    Many support staff start their employment as regular casuals or temporary employees, before moving into a permanent ongoing position.

    21 Oct 2018
  • Payment for camps

    School camps are great fun -– at least for the students. All students should be able to participate and schools have found it increasing necessarily to have learning support staff assist with camps to allow this to happen.

    21 Oct 2018
  • Role reclassification

    IEU has won a $20,000 a year pay rise for an assistant librarian who was not being paid correctly for her level of responsibility.

    21 Oct 2018
  • Save the date

    The 2019 IEUA NSW/ACT Branch Support Staff Conference is locked in for Friday, 23 August.

    21 Oct 2018
  • Curriculum review

    The curriculum review terms of reference extend from the purpose of school, through to what is it we want students to know, understand and do, to how to organise the structure and design of the curriculum.

    20 Oct 2018
  • Leaders eat last

    In his book, Leaders Eat Last, Simon Sinek discussed the need for people to feel safe and valued in the organisation they work in, Holy Family Primary School Merewether Beach Principal and IEU Principals Sub Branch member Sidonie Coffey writes.

    20 Oct 2018
  • Workload and wellbeing

    As in previous years, the IEU has supported the Teachers Health Fund principals' wellbeing survey and has encouraged the participation of principal members.

    20 Oct 2018
  • Let’s talk

    Codes of conduct for parents and carers, the implementation of Learning Progressions in some dioceses, students with disabilities and the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data…

    20 Oct 2018