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Social media, teachers and the law

Sandra Noakes and Sarah Hook of Western Sydney University, School of Law have written a very interesting  paper titled: ‘The blurred line between the professional and the personal: Regulation of teacher behaviour on social media’ Australian Journal of Education (29 June 2020). It is worth …

You Don’t Need to Sign a New Contract

There is a worrying trend emerging in Independent schools of rolling out to all current ongoing employees a new generic employment contract to sign and return – often under the guise of tidying up the records. The advice is DON’T SIGN and the employer cannot …

IEU(SA) Membership Booth at MASA and SASTA conferences

More information available at the links below: The Mathematical Association of South Australia Primary Teachers Of Mathematics Conference Saturday 19 September 2020  Parkside Primary School Click for MASA Conference information South Australian Science Teachers Association 2020 EARLY CAREER TEACHERS CONFERENCE Monday 28 September 2020 Immanuel College Theme: …

Teacher registration renewals – IMPORTANT!

If you are a teacher due to renew this year, your Application for Renewal of Registration will be available on the Teachers Portal on 12 October. Since your last renewal new mandatory requirements have been introduced. In order to renew you will need: a current …

Catholic Workload Calculator for IEU(SA) Members

Workload Calculator for Catholic sector, IEU(SA) Members Catholic sector IEU(SA) Members can access our online Workload Calculator (pictured below) via the IEU website, members area login – under ‘My Documents’. Click here to go to Members Login to download the Calculator Used in conjunction with …

Catholic EA Bargaining Update

After a day’s training in the principles of Interest Based Bargaining led by FWC Deputy President Booth, the parties held their first meeting on 26 August and agreed on a short list of interests that would frame the identification of problems and how they can …

Qualified Teacher Librarians Make a Difference

The School Libraries Association of SA released its census into SA school libraries on International Literacy Day. The ACER published report is available at https://mailchi.mp/efbd570dac9b/slasa-school-libraries-sa-report-release The report makes important findings and concludes with the following: This 2019 census of school libraries in South Australia suggests …

Inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence

On 31 July 2020, the Australian Council of Trade Unions provided a submission to the House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs which has been asked to inquire into and report on family, domestic and sexual violence to inform the next National Plan …

ME Bank. Preserve savings – save the planet

Changing a few household habits can benefit your finances and the environment. If the cost of necessities and your cash savings are keeping you awake at night, you’re not alone. The latest Household Financial Comfort Report (HFCR) from industry super fund-owned ME Bank, show these …