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Vaccination Mandates Update

Members were updated Monday 2nd May as to our approach to schools wishing to install some form of COVID vaccination requirement into school policy in place of the now-rescinded health directives. The fundamental position was that we would not be challenging the basic health directions, …

6 school design tips to keep the peace at recess

Having presented her study on ‘Gender Equity in School Grounds’ in 2017 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKQVOS-0Q1g) , Fatemeh Aminpour from University of New South Wales, discusses the issues of school recreation areas and how they may actually contribute to conflicts between genders and ages at schools, purely because …

IEU Professional Learning and Online Learning Centre – Free for members!

Our Term 2 Professional Learning Brochure is now available (click here) giving you access to a broad range of online professional learning – absolutely FREE for members! In addition, the IEU will offer FREE Inhouse Professional Learning Sessions for members in our Boardroom. Professional Learning …

Jasmine Meldrum from Immanuel College wins the IEU(SA) SACE Art Show Award

Congratulations to Jasmine, she wins a prize of $250 for her work entitled The Women Who Came Before Me. Image credit – SACE – https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/events/art-show/2022/gallery/jasmine-meldrum Jasmine said of her inspiration for her artwork: “The Women Who Came Before Me’ is a tribute to the women who …

It’s tax time – what can you claim?

It is Tax Time and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has specific deduction information (download here) for teachers or education professionals to help you work out what: income and allowances to report you can and can’t claim as a work-related deduction records you need to …

Officer and Related Party Disclosure Statement to IEU Members

OFFICER AND RELATED PARTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT in accordance with Section 293J Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 The Officer and Related Party Disclosure Statement must be provided to all members, and a copy lodged with the Registered Organisations Commission (ROC), within six months of the …

SACE Merit Award Ceremony

More than 1000 year 12 students who received exceptional results in 2021 were finally acknowledged and given their ‘right of passage’ to a SACE Merit Ceremony at Government House on Friday 19 May after the intervention of the newly elected state government. Education Minister Blair …

World Education Support Staff Day – Monday 16 May 2022

Thank you to all support staff. Download an A3 Poster here to display at your workplace On the day At the venue of the organised function, we suggest displaying copies of the IEU(SA) member brochure on tables near where people are gathering. Click on the image …

IEU letter to CESA re vax Policy – 2 May 2022

2 May 2022 Dr Neil McGoran Director Catholic Education SA By email Dear Neil, Re: COVID-19 Vaccination Policy proposal I further respond to the proposed Vaccination Policy in the light of the Memo of 28 April 2022. There is no simple answer as to whether …