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TRB SA Petition Update – 3 July 2020 – IEU meets with MLC.

IEU takes action on the TRB Bill via the Legislative Council of Parliament South Australia   IEU(SA) Assistant Secretary, Louise Firrell, and Secretary, Glen Seidel met with Hon. Connie Bonaros MLC Monday 15 June 2020 to express the IEU’s concerns in relation to the TRB …

TLN – PL Courses available

IEU(SA) members have free access to TLN Courses – click below to access them. TLN Courses You can log into the TLN Portal via the link below. If you don’t know your password, click ‘Forgot Password’ to reset it. https://teacherlearning.member365.com/sharingnetwork/login If you are new to …

IEU(SA) AGM 2020 – Zooming into the digital world

COVID-19 forced the hand of many organisations into using online meetings and delivery of services, including schools and your union. Thankfully, many staff meetings via the online platform ‘Zoom’ enabled us to practice and hone our technique and the AGM was successfully held on Thursday …

Catholic Sector Salary increase by 2.35%

Since the latest increase of 2.35% from 1 May 2020, a step 10 teacher’s salary is now $103,516 – well into the $100k Club. Update your salary, contact and employment details Please check your 2020 salary calculation and confirm your fee category here, and update your details via …

Period poverty acts as a barrier to students’ participation at school.

74% of schools surveyed in the report believed access to sanitary products was an issue for their students and 20% of schools reported that teachers are purchasing products for students out of their own money. Hon Irene Pnevmatikos MLC and Hon Connie Bonaros MLC have …

Health & Safety Reps are vital – what do they do?

A Health and Safety Representative is not a Health and Safety Officer – so what is the difference? The titles ‘officer’ and ‘coordinator’ usually denote a staff member appointed by school management to ‘manage’ health and safety to ensure that management is meeting its obligations …

Calling for an Inquiry into First Nation Women In Custody

Author – Christine Cooper, Assistant Federal Secretary, Independent Education Union of Australia Petition Reason We call upon the House of Representatives to establish an inquiry into First Nation Women in Custody. It has been almost 30 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in …

10th edition of the International Summit on the Teaching Profession

The 10th edition of the International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP) took place on 2 June 2020, in a webinar format. Co-hosted by Education International and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the ISTP brought together education ministers and education unions for …

Teacher Learning Network publishes first Early Childhood Journal

The IEU’s preferred online learning provider, TLN, has launched their first edition of the TLN Early Childhood Journal 2020. The journal is specifically targeted at early childhood teachers and educators and all articles are written by teaching and education practitioners. The journal has a theme-based …