About the Union

The Independent Education Union of Australia (IEUA) with a current membership of over 75,000, is the federally registered industry union representing all employees working in non-government schools and institutions across Australia. Included in its membership are principals, teachers and various categories of clerical, administrative, educational support staff and school services officers employed in primary and secondary schools; and teachers working in some private pre-school settings, Life Education Centres, business colleges and private English Language colleges. Employees wishing to join the IEU should contact their State/Territory Branch. Click on the link above to access the relevant branch.

Latest Articles

  • TEACHERS EXCLUDED FROM TEACHER EDUCATION TALKS

    Non-government teachers have been denied a voice in vital discussions regarding teacher education, following the exclusion of the Independent Education Union of Australia from a roundtable meeting in Perth tomorrow.

    Written on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 02:54 Read more...

Recent Articles

  • TEACHERS EXCLUDED FROM TEACHER EDUCATION TALKS

    Non-government teachers have been denied a voice in vital discussions regarding teacher education, following the exclusion of the Independent Education Union of Australia from a roundtable meeting in Perth tomorrow.

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  • Expert Review of NAPLAN Needed

    The need for an expert review of NAPLAN is now more apparent than ever, and has been highlighted further by this year’s low-test scores in writing skills on account of testing problems.

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  • Final Report on Sustainability in the Australian Curriculum now available

    The Australian Education for Susutainability Alliance has produced its final report for the Advancing the Implementation of Education for Sustainability in the Australian Curriculum - Views from the Classroom and Community Project

    AESA is a broad alliance of organisations representing teachers, parents and educators across early childhood, public, catholic and independent sectors, tertiary education staff and students, and the environmental sector. 

    The report has been funded by the Departnment of Education and AESA's member organisations inlcuding the IEU.

    The report can be accessed here.

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