Here is how we address teacher shortages

Education Minister Jason Clare’s recent Teacher Workforce Roundtable is a good start towards the changes needed to tackle the current staffing crisis.

Members ready to have voice heard

Unsustainable workloads, fair pay and career pathways are the top priorities for Queensland Catholic members as preparations for collective bargaining continue.

Nominations now open for the 2022 Member Awards

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The Member Awards provide an opportunity to acknowledge the outstanding members who are fundamental to the ongoing success of our union.

Each year we also support the next generation of teachers by awarding Teacher Education Bursaries to university students studying education who have a connection to our union.

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Key reforms must be guaranteed to tick off migration plan

The union movement has signalled support for expanded migration if key reforms met.

Secure work should be peak goal of Jobs Summit

Secure work should be the nation’s top macro-economic goal.

Teacher workforce roundtable: Here is how we address teacher shortages

The reasons behind the current teacher and school staff shortages are many and complex – but Education Minister Jason Clare’s planned Teacher Workforce Roundtable is a good start towards the changes needed to tackle the current staffing crisis.

Steiner school secures first collective agreement

The IEU Chapter at the Samford Valley Steiner School Chapter have secured their very first collective agreement with the ongoing support of our union, winning key work conditions and wages protections.

Members win protection of traditional cultural property

IEU members at Hymba Yumba have secured powerful new provisions in their collective agreement, the first of their kind in education, which will contribute towards Closing the Industrial Gap.

Employer threatens staff over refusal to volunteer

University staff threatened over refusal to volunteer for unpaid work.

Nuclear bargaining tactic misused by employers

Employers threatening to terminate collective agreements, force workers onto minimum conditions.

Members’ voices reach Canberra

IEU members’ voices have been heard loud and clear in Canberra following a delegation of members to Parliament House last week.

Pay increases imminent for Queensland Catholic members

Catholic employing authorities have or are communicating to their teaching and non-teaching staff that they will commence paying the full wage increase due to employees under the collective agreement now that the public sector 2022 wage increase is known.

Members recognised for Catholic education contribution

Two IEU-QNT members have been acknowledged for their outstanding contributions within the Queensland Catholic education community at the 2022 Spirit of Catholic Education Awards.

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