Supporting the independent education community


  • Latest from Principals Branch

    The Principals Branch meet on Saturday, 6 May. Retired teachers and principals and accreditation came up for discussion.

    23 May 2017
  • Protection for HSC markers

    Union action has protected conditions for on screen briefings for HSC markers.

    23 May 2017
  • New staff and accreditation

    As principals or assistant/deputy principals, it’s important to understand the role you play in employing teaching staff and understanding and assisting with their accreditation status.

    23 May 2017
  • IEU supports ALP position on school funding

    The IEU welcomes the commitment of the ALP to fund and meet the obligations and contracts of the current school funding model.

    12 May 2017
  • Our Union’s position on the Turnbull Government school funding model

    The following statement is the IEU NSW/ACT position on school funding.

    12 May 2017
  • IEU helps ensure May Day March a big success

    The IEU welcomed members and comrades to commemorate the annual May Day celebrations in Sydney over the weekend.

    09 May 2017
  • Dot joins them up

    Hunter Valley school secretary Dot Seamer has taken on the role of Union Rep, and is encouraging all support staff to join the Union.

    04 May 2017
  • Industrial update for support staff

    Agreement negotiations in Catholic systemic schools continue; IEU has received a comprehensive without prejudice response from the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations (CCER) on behalf of the 11 Catholic Dioceses.

    04 May 2017
  • Careers that matter

    Celebrate Education Support Staff Day at your school on 14 June! The IEU and New Zealand education union NZEI TE RIU ROA have joined forces to mark this significant annual event.

    04 May 2017
  • Budget cuts

    The IEU is yet to see a detailed breakdown of the new funding arrangements announced in the 9 May Federal Budget, and Secretary John Quessy said the Union must be consulted first about any changes impacting schools.

    04 May 2017