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  • A degree matters

    The State of Early Learning Report 2017 shows slightly less NSW children are presenting at school developmentally vulnerable compared to the national average.

    25 Oct 2017
  • Equal Remuneration – help needed

    Members would be aware that the IEU is currently running a case in the Fair Work Commission for equal pay for early childhood teachers and directors with primary teachers and other professionals.

    25 Oct 2017
  • Are developers gouging parents?

    Developers and landlords are inflating the cost of childcare and condemning children to spending their childhood in crappy environments, Early Childhood Consultant Lisa Bryant writes.

    25 Oct 2017
  • Hearing the Indigenous voice

    Many early learning centres have Reconciliation Action Plans (RAPs) and actively work to include Indigenous understanding into their centre or preschool.

    25 Oct 2017
  • Message for Broken Bay/Sydney Catholic Systemic schools that voted yes

    It's time for action.

    25 Oct 2017
  • IEU Secretary John Quessy's report to AGM: The year in summary

    As the year wends its way towards its inevitable close, I cannot but be mindful of Shakespeare’s observation “True it is that we have seen better days”.

    25 Oct 2017
  • McManus: It’s time to change the rules

    “The ridiculous processes you’re having to go through with Protected Action Ballot Orders – all those hurdles tip the power in favour of the employer.”

    23 Oct 2017
  • Position Vacant - IEU Organiser Sydney

    The Union is currently seeking applications for a fulltime Organiser to be based in one of our Sydney offices (Ultimo or Parramatta). The successful applicant will ideally commence duties in Term 1 2018. Members from all sectors of non government education are invited to apply.

    23 Oct 2017
  • News release: IEUA inspires educators to think green

    TV personality Costa Georgiadis will be among speakers at the Independent Education Union of Australia (IEUA) NSW/ACT Branch Environment Conference – Think, Act, Connect – helping teachers and support staff in non government schools and early learning centres make sustainability a success.

    18 Oct 2017
  • News release: Do you want your child judged by a robot?

    A move towards automated marking of NAPLAN English exams undermines teacher professionalism, promotes poor practice and should be a cause of concern to parents.

    12 Oct 2017