Date of registration: 7 October 1988, originally as the Independent Teachers Federation
The structure of the organisation incorporates branches, to which the members of the organisation are attached. There are six (6) branches within the organisation. All branches are reporting units for the purposes of financial reporting however, a couple of the branches report to a 31 January financial year end date.
The supreme governing body of the organisation is vested in the Federal Council, which consists of office bearers of the organisation and delegates from each branch.
The organisation’s structure also incorporates a Federal Executive, Branch Executives and Branch Committees of Management.
Elections for office positions within the organisation are conducted by the AEC every 3 and 4 years.