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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November 2021 “Orange the World: END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN NOW!” is a call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls. It calls on people everywhere to wear the colour orange and take action to end violence against women and girls …

IEU Member Update — Vaccination Mandate from the Secretary

17 November 2021   The IEU is accepting of the decision to require all education workers to be vaccinated by December 10th (first jab) based on the current health advice. This will have obvious implications for the employment of members who are not vaccinated and …

Edufolios™ Accreditation for teachers

Connecting what you do every day to the teaching standards shouldn’t be so overwhelming or time-consuming. Edufolios is a purpose-built online portfolio system specifically designed to make gathering evidence of practice for graduate, proficient, Highly Accomplished and Lead easier. The secret to great evidence for teacher accreditation is being …

Technology in the classroom – how are teachers coping?

The endorsement of the Digital Technologies curriculum in 2015 was a critical moment for Australian education. With so many jobs of the future requiring high technical skills, it was imperative that the Australian education system prepare students for that future, and the new National Curriculum …

Teachers Modern Award changes from 1 Jan 2022

Following a long running Equal Remuneration and Work Value case run by the IEU NSW/ACT Branch, the Teachers Award has, amongst other changes: Replaced the 12 step classification system with 5 levels aligned to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and Full Teacher Registration, and, …

Myopia – the hidden pandemic from COVID lockdowns

As the world emerges from an almost 18-month on/off lockdown period to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, concerns about the safety of vaccines rank highly in media reports. Yet there are other hidden, but potentially long-term side-effects that are starting to emerge in school children – …

Need tools for climate change education? Try the bicycle model 

Climate change is the biggest environmental challenge of our time, which is why it is also a central theme in education. However, in many countries, climate change education is still viewed and implemented from a narrow perspective, the focus being mainly on knowledge development. Though …

WALFORD STUDENTS ‘SHARE THE DIGNITY’ WITH BIG DONATION

Tianyue (pictured) and Lydia, Year 9 Students at Walford Anglican School for Girls used their Community Service Project ‘Period Poverty’ to raise awareness of this important issue. A key part of the project was to collect donations of sanitary items for Share the Dignity and …