Supporting the independent education community


  • Happy World Teachers’ Day!

    In Australia we will be celebrating World Teachers’ Day on 26 October 2018. It’s a time we encourage teachers and the community to toast the skills and commitment of teachers everywhere.

    17 Oct 2018
  • Got your accreditation hours?

    The IEU can help with that. Our early childhood members have access to free NESA registered online PD through Teacher Learning Network (TLN).

    17 Oct 2018
  • Benefits for all children

    While it is well understood that children from disadvantaged background benefit form early childhood education, we should realise it benefits all children.

    17 Oct 2018
  • Should education be big business?

    Some early education centres have been offering incentives such as free ipads and cheap holidays to entice parents to enrol their children at their service.

    17 Oct 2018
  • Don’t forget teachers

    You’ve been saying it for years and it seems governments are finally listening. Federal Labor has committed to a $1.75 billion program of preschool education for three year olds if elected.

    17 Oct 2018
  • Myth that won't die

    The view that parents can do the same job can do the same job as early childhood teachers lives on and refuses to die.

    15 Oct 2018
  • AGM this Saturday

    The IEU will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) this Saturday at the Mercure Hotel in Sydney.

    15 Oct 2018
  • NESA sends letters to teachers without WWCC clearance

    The Union has been informed that 4,500 NSW teachers are about to receive correspondence from NESA threatening to suspend their accreditation.

    02 Oct 2018
  • News release: How to end the school funding blame game

    The Independent Education Union has entered the current public debate around...

    27 Sep 2018
  • IEU accreditation support for teachers in independent schools

    The Union is in our 12th year of providing support for teachers undergoing...

    25 Sep 2018