Welcome to WAVE 2018. We look forward to working with you this year in lobbying for issues affecting women and girls in adult and vocational education, WAVE events including the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and further research and networking activities.

ABOUT WAVE


  WAVE is a national network of women involved in VET, adult education and the broad field of work-related education and training. WAVE provides seminars & workshops, research, policy advocacy and advice, as well as networking on an international, national and state basis. We are supported within each state by local representation that in turn contributes collaboratively to national events and governance.   WAVE was formed in 1987, the first and only national and autonomous non-government organisation for Australian women in the adult, community and vocational education and training sector. For the first 14 years we called ourselves the Network of Women in Further Education. (NOW in FE)

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UNTIL THE RECENT PAST TRAGEDY AT MARJORIE STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA, USA, MOST PEOPLE NEVER HEARD OF MARJORIE STONEMAN DOUGLAS. BUT, HER HISTORY SHOWS A DYNAMIC WOMAN ACTIVIST FOR WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND OTHER HUMAN RIGHTS CAUSES. MARJORIE STONEMAN DOUGLAS WAS AN ACCLAIMED WRITER AND LIVED TO AGE 108!

Born
Marjory Stoneman
April 7, 1890
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

Died
May 14, 1998 (aged 108)
Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida, U.S.

Occupation
Writer

USA - On the afternoon of February 14, 2018, a mass shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in the Miami metropolitan area.

Seventeen people, mostly students, were killed in a tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — the 18th US school shooting of the year.

In the seven short days since a 19-year-old gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, teenagers who survived the violence have emerged as America’s most powerful advocates for reforming gun-control laws.
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