Supporting the independent education community


  • NewsExtra: NSW Christian schools teaching staff MEA 2021

    NSW Christian schools have circulated a Notice of Representational Rights, the first step in bargaining for a new MEA.The proposed MEA will be negotiated between the union and the representatives of the schools, Christian Schools Australia (CSA) and Prolegis, a legal firm that has been appointed by Christian Education National (CEN) schools.

    10 Sep 2020
  • COVID-safe guidelines issued to schools ahead of HSC exams

    Schools across NSW have received guidelines to support planning for the Higher School Certificate (HSC) written exams that start on 20 October.

    09 Sep 2020
  • IEUA statement on school funding

    The IEUA welcomes today’s investigative report by the ABC into school funding. The IEUA has urged greater transparency and accountability in school funding arrangements for over three decades.

    02 Sep 2020
  • Celebrate early childhood education and care workers

    Today on Early Childhood Educators day, we celebrate our workers in early childhood education and care, the teachers and educators, and recognise the vital contribution they make to the lives of children, families, and our country as a whole.

    02 Sep 2020
  • BREAKING: Catholic Independent Schools (Model B and C) vote in favour of four new Multi-Enterprise Agreements

    Congratulations to members working in Catholic Independent Schools (Model B and C) on your emphatic support for four new Multi-Enterprise Agreements for teachers and support staff - 98.83% in favour.

    31 Aug 2020
  • Free online; Educators Wellbeing Workshop

    Dr Adam Fraser, with the support of Teachers Mutual Bank, are offering educators a free online workshop to share evidence-based research and practical tangible methods to tap into. ‘The Third Space’ and help you develop behavioural agility.

    31 Aug 2020
  • Position vacant: IEU Professional Officer

    The IEU is seeking to appoint a full time Professional Officer to commence from the beginning of Term 1 2021. The role is based in our Wattle Street Ultimo office.

    28 Aug 2020
  • Equal Pay Day 2020

    Friday 28 August 2020 is Equal Pay Day. This date illustrates the 59 additional days from the end of the previous financial year that women must work to earn the same amount as men earn in twelve months.

    28 Aug 2020
  • ACT teachers: It's time to log on... record and reflect

    ACT teachers, have you reflected on professional learning this year?

    27 Aug 2020
  • Cambodia: Free jailed union leaders now

    The Cambodian government is clamping down on freedom of association and expression in order to silence trade unionists, as workers resist the economic downturn and repression.

    27 Aug 2020