Supporting the independent education community


  • Western Sydney IEU Women’s Forum: 4 November 2021 (Zoom)

    The IEU Women and Equity Committee are hosting the Western Sydney IEU Women’s Forum - ‘Union Women Leading for Equity and Inclusion’ - on Thursday 4 November 2021.

    07 Oct 2021
  • Vale Don O’Brien, Principal of St Paul's Catholic Primay School Moss Vale

    In August we were saddened by news that Don O’Brien, Principal of St Paul’s Catholic Primary School Moss Vale, had passed away.

    04 Oct 2021
  • Sharing the wisdom

    Looking after your own wellbeing is key to being a good leader, Principal Michael Reardon says.

    04 Oct 2021
  • Union news (Headlines)

    Enterprise agreements (EAs) for Catholic systemic principals (Sydney Archdiocese and the other 10 dioceses) are due for renegotiation.

    04 Oct 2021
  • COVID-19 and returning to school

    Principals and their staff are dealing with a range of issues in relation to COVID, WHS and the return to school.

    04 Oct 2021
  • World Teachers' Day: Teachers Leading in crisis, re-imagining the future

    Internationally it is held on 5 October, but since this usually falls in school holidays, Australia traditionally celebrates the day on the last Friday in October.

    01 Oct 2021
  • What’s in the Nest?

    Do you need to update your organisation’s policies? The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) resource, The Nest, might be helpful.

    01 Oct 2021
  • Access to free resources

    The National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature (NCACL) has a free database for teachers and educators to find children’s books about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

    01 Oct 2021
  • Professionalism in the ACT – have your say

    The Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) Teacher Registration Committee is considering extending the teacher registration model to accept all qualified early childhood teachers (ECTs) in the ACT. In NSW all early childhood teachers are accredited with NESA.

    01 Oct 2021
  • What the NSW Public Health Order means for you

    The Public Health order states that from Monday, 8 November, an employee in NSW may not work at an early childhood education and care centre (ECEC) unless the employee has had two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or has been issued with a medical contraindication certificate.

    01 Oct 2021