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Historic Change Will Impact Catholic Primary Staff

With falling enrolments and the transition of Year 7 to secondary schools, employment in Catholic primary schools will be impacted in the near future. Hopefully jobs in secondary schools will expand, but there are no guarantees. In this time of significant change, the word redundancy …

So Who Was Muriel Matters?

Muriel Matters was an Australian born teacher and courageous activist. She campaigned fiercely for the right of women to participate fully in society by having the right to vote. She also championed women and children’s rights and living standards more broadly, but was largely forgotten …

School Leaders Wear Multiple Hats

There is a commonly encountered myth, particularly amongst Catholic Principals and Deputies, that they either cannot or should not belong to the union. Nevertheless we do have a Principal & Deputies sub-branch and from time to time our Principal members do need our industrial assistance …

Farewell to Carly Dale

In March we said farewell to a dear colleague and friend Carly Dale. Carly joined the IEU 18 years ago, she is our longest serving staff member. She worked in our administration team and what she did not know about membership was not worth knowing. …

Teacher Certification in Catholic Schools

The Catholic Education Office SA is committed to increasing the number of CESA teachers seeking HAT and LEAD certification in 2018 and 2019.  For teachers seeking HAT and LEAD certification in 2018 CEO of CESA will waive the $500 application fee for teachers wishing to …