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 needed for global EI survey

    Education International is launching a global survey to assess the conditions in which teaching and learning occur and how they impact the quality of education. The survey is an effort to ensure that the global debate on education reflects the reality of the classroom and includes the voice of education professionals. Teachers interested in taking the survey, can access it here. 

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  • Teachers needed for global EI survey

    Education International is launching a global survey to assess the conditions in which teaching and learning occur and how they impact the quality of education. The survey is an effort to ensure that the global debate on education reflects the reality of the classroom and includes the voice of education professionals. Teachers interested in taking the survey, can access it here. 

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  • Union applauds education fund for refugee students

    The Independent Education Union of Australia today applauds the Catholic School’s Office for their sincere and generous commitment to establish a bursary scheme for refugee students. Read the IEUA's full release here.

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  • On the need for quality teacher training programs, a new paper by Chris Watt

    In light of recent media reports detailing the Independent Education Union's fight for increased support for teachers supervising university students in the classroom, Federal Secretary Chris Watt highlights the importance of delivering a high quality initial teacher education program. Read the full piece below:  

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