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.
Across the country, distressing stories clearly show that Students with Disabilities are not receiving the support in classrooms that is their right.
This Friday is Equal Pay Day
This date illustrates the number of extra days women have to work after the financial year in order to earn the same amount that men earn in twelve months. September 5 2014 commemorates the day when women’s earnings “catch up” to men’s earnings.
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.