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)


Why is there no gender disaggregated data?

WAVE National Convenor, Linda Simon, again asks the question, "why is there no gender analysis in NCVER reports?"  If there is no data, monitoring of progress is extremely difficult to do. WAVE letter to Minister Hartsuyker... read more

NCVER total VET activity

NCVER released data showing 3.9 million students in training (10/11/15), but with no gender disaggregation.  WAVE calls for inclusion of women in equity data.  Read... read more

Launch of Zulaikha’s report

WAVE intern, Zulaikha Shihab, presented her research ‘Gender and Education Post 2015’ at Melbourne University on 6 November. Read more: WAVE MGSE Research Seminar_6 11... read more

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