There are two categories of STU
Branch (OB) Member(Most Education Officers would belong to this
As an OB member of STU, you are eligible for all grievance-handling
services, social, recreational and professional benefits provided by
STU.2) General Branch (GB)
Members(Education Officers like Principals belong to this
As a GB member of STU, you are eligible for social, recreational
and professional benefits provided by STU. The only difference between the
Ordinary and General Branch members is that we can offer advice but we cannot represent the latter
in matters related to terms and conditions of
membership brings you a host of benefits:
Accident Lite Plan
in work related matters
We have highly qualified staff to
advise and assist you if you need advice on your terms and
conditions of service and assistance with work-related
We also assist our members in their
work as teachers by organising courses, workshops and seminars on
professional issues. We believe that the Union can help our members
keep abreast with the latest developments in teaching pedagogy and
3) Other STU
We organise a host of social, sporting
and recreational activities for our members. These are advertised
regularly in our newsletter "The Mentor" which is sent on a regular
basis to your home.
4) NTUC U Card
The NTUC U
Card, which also acts as your STU Membership Card (with STU stickers) is your passport to a whole array of rebates, discounts and
the privileges of membership of the NTUC
More information is available on the NTUC website at
Free for life* for all NTUC Members,
it gives you more LinkPoints, more Saving and more U-Power to enjoy
life to the fullest!
*Only NTUC members are
eligible to apply for Uplus. Prevailing monthly membership fees
For more information , go to
The STU PAL Plan is
aimed at SUPPLEMENTING your other insurance coverage and providing
you with the opportunity to extend this coverage to your family as
well. This plan has been tailor made for out teacher members. Take
advantage of this exclusive premium coverage with affordable rates.
Travel Insurance Program for STU members and families only.
Enjoy all year round travel insurance @ 20% discount!
Trip Plan: 20% from the standard Chartis' Travel Guard Premium.
Annual Plan: 10%
from the standard Chartis' Travel Guard Premium.
STU Welfare Fund
STU members are eligible to apply for the above fund under certain
circumstances such as prolonged medical conditions, loss of income,
permanent or temporary incapacity as well as any other form of financial
hardship approved by the Union. A successful applicant will receive an
award of up to $5.000 depending on the circumstances of each case.
SIM University - STU Sponsorship Scheme
As part of STU's significant effort to encourage our members to
keep abreast of the continual changes in the education system, the
Singapore Teachers' Union(STU) and SIM University (UNISIM) signed a
Memorandum of understanding (MOU) to offer four(4) sponsorship places in
each academic year to STU members.
Members will receive theeir yearly momentos in the first quarter of the
year. To make it more convenient to our members, we will deliver the
momentos to schools.
Professional Talks to School at NO Cost
We also provide FREE talks to schools and trainees at NIE. Topics like
"Teachers and the Law" and "Clearing your Probation and Getting your
first Promotion" are very relevant and well received by our members.