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  • Proficient teacher - what it's worth to your pay

    Under most enterprise agreements in NSW and the ACT, gaining your Proficient teacher status is the gateway to pay rises in the short term and affects the timing of pay rises into the future.

    27 Nov 2018
  • Employers push to reduce ratios for early childhood teachers

    The peak body representing for profit or long day care employers in the early childhood sector has made a submission to a Senate Committee, calling for a reduction in ratios of children to teachers.

    26 Nov 2018
  • Latest edition of Newsmonth is now live

    The final edition of Newsmonth for 2018 is up on the website now. It is a digital edition, which makes it even easier to access and share, wherever you are.

    23 Nov 2018
  • White Ribbon Day

    Today is White Ribbon Day, a national day to raise awareness of domestic violence and violence against women.

    23 Nov 2018
  • Historic IEU anti-discrimination case revisited

    An article published in the Sydney Morning Herald has drawn attention to an unfair dismissal case of a teacher in 1975, demonstrating the ways staff in faith based school can be summarily dismissed.

    22 Nov 2018
  • IEU joins the Canberra Change the Rules rally

    On Tuesday, Canberra IEU members participated in the rally to Change the Rules as part of a nationwide campaign for workers rights.

    21 Nov 2018
  • Universal Children's Day

    This year's Universal Children's Day has been characterised by an international campaign to 'Go Blue' to promote the universal rights of children and help put an end to their suffering.

    20 Nov 2018
  • 2018 Professional Learning Survey is now open

    The NSW Education Standards Authority has released a survey to capture the experiences and preferences of NSW teachers. The survey is now live and ready for you to have your say.

    19 Nov 2018
  • What does your Union do for you?

    Our short and informative animated video, explaining exactly what it is the IEU can do for you, is live on YouTube right now. It's the perfect message to send to your friends and colleagues who you think should also join the Union.

    16 Nov 2018
  • Kurt Fearnley named 2019 NSW Australian of the Year

    The 37 year old champion athlete, disability advocate and qualified teacher was named the NSW Australian of the Year for 2019 on Monday night.

    14 Nov 2018