Doing the rounds


Activist Training Program
13-15 April, Leura, NSW

The Union is running a residential program in the Blue Mountains during the Easter break for members seeking to become more active in the Union. The agenda will cover the role of trade unions, the place of the IEU in the wider union movement, its structure and representational forums and member based campaigning. To register or for more information contact
your school organiser or Marilyn Jervis via

Reflect, Shift Transform: Asia Pacific Conference on Creating Inclusive Schools, ACEL
1-2 May, Sydney, NSW

The aim of the program is to challenge current practice and assist schools to support all learners.

Dealing with Difficult Adults
Teacher Learning Network
15 May 4.30pm-6.30pm, online

This online program is free for IEU members across NSW, ACT, Queensland, NT, Victoria and Tasmania. It will outline the social and emotional competencies needed to manage difficult people and will explore practical strategies you can use to deal with different types of people in your school environment. TLN programs are aligned with national teacher standards. Places are limited. Details:

Teach Survive, Thrive Conference
10 June, Sydney or 11 June, Fairfield, NSW

Aimed at teachers in their first five years of teaching, this after school hours conference features a keynote presentation on Behaviour Management and Student Engagement by Glen Pearsall.

Passion and Purpose Setting the Learning Agenda
1-3 October, Melbourne, Vic

This conference provides a multinational platform to critically examine the direction education should take in the years ahead.