The IEUA Federal Executive has today urged school employers and governments to act with concern for and commitment to the health and safety of everyone in our school communities.

Our schools and their staff have already acted professionally and capably to ensure that students and their learning are catered for during this crisis.

Our members have responded magnificently to the need to ensure schools cater for the children of those workers who have nowhere else to be cared for during the day and for those children at risk in our community.

In extraordinary circumstances and tight timeframes staff have developed opportunities for continued learning through remote and online education.

However, our members’ health and safety remains at risk while there is confusion and lack of clarity about how schools and school systems will be organised in term 2 and expectations of staff attendance on site.  Read More: IEUA Speaks Respect for School Staff