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  • Working remotely - IEU FAQs for Teachers

    The union has prepared an FAQ document intended to address the professional concerns teachers may face if they are required to work remotely. Support staff who are directed to continue interacting with students in an online environment will also find this document useful.

    23 Mar 2020
  • Early childhood teachers

    Information for ECTS is changing rapidly and the IEU will update as we can. At this stage both early education and care centres and community based preschools will remain open.

    23 Mar 2020
  • IEUA calls for immediate nationwide end of term for all school students

    The IEUA’s primary concern is that schools cannot meet either their legislative Work, Health and Safety obligations or their duty of care to both their employees and students. Accordingly, the IEUA calls for an immediate nation-wide end of term for all school students.

    23 Mar 2020
  • New COVID-19 restrictions begin as schools move towards online learning

    The NSW Government has taken new steps to increase restrictions across the state to fight COVID-19. From tomorrow in NSW, parents are being formally encouraged to keep their children home from school, in line with official health advice.

    23 Mar 2020
  • IEUA to hold a federal meeting 10am this morning

    Members are advised that there is a Federal meeting of the IEUA at 10am this morning. The NSW/ACT Branch will be calling for school closures in line with the IEUA draft document.

    23 Mar 2020
  • Vic school holidays brought forward, NSW and ACT announce increased lockdowns

    Both NSW and ACT state leaders have indicated they will introduce a 'more comprehensive' lockdown of non-essential services, after Victorian premier announces schools will begin closing from Tuesday 24 March.

    22 Mar 2020
  • NSW Catholic schools to remain open

    Catholic Schools NSW have announced in a media statement this morning that Catholic Schools in NSW will remain open for the duration of term one.

    22 Mar 2020
  • Take precautions

    A few do’s and don’ts as the COVID-19 crisis unfolds.

    21 Mar 2020
  • COVID-19 - IEU position

    As events move rapidly, the union is doing all it can to inform and protect members

    21 Mar 2020
  • How long will this go on?

    There is no set end date, so online teaching is in play.

    21 Mar 2020