Supporting the independent education community


The IEU represents principals and teachers holding comparable positions, such as directors of studies in ELICOS colleges.

The Union conducts regular meetings of principals to ensure we are able to vigorously and accurately represent your views and meet your particular needs.

For any questions regarding the Principals Branch of the Union, contact IEU Principals Branch Organiser Pam Smith via

Your workplace news

  • Play based learning success

    Research shows play based learning enhances children’s academic and developmental learning outcomes.

    21 Feb 2018
  • Help for refugee children

    Refugee and asylum seeker children will now have better access to early childhood education in Queensland...

    21 Feb 2018
  • Link between NAPLAN and HSC must go

    The IEU calls on NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes to rethink the link between NAPLAN...

    20 Feb 2018
  • Christian schools Enterprise Agreement bargaining video update

    IEUA NSW/ACT Branch Secretary John Quessy informs members that the Christian schools Enterprise Agreement is underway for teachers in about 50 NSW Christian schools, but members are not happy with some of the proposals.

    20 Feb 2018
  • Having problems with NESA

    Members have reported a range of issues with NESA’s new eTAMs system. NESA is aware of the technical issues, is working to fix them and have provided the following advice to the IEU.

    20 Feb 2018