About WAVE

WAVE is a national network of women involved in Vocational Education & Training (VET), adult education and the broad field of work-related education and training. WAVE provides seminars & workshops, contributes to the VET and adult education body of knowledge, policy advocacy and advice, as well as networking on an international, national and state basis.

WAVE, under the banner of Network of Women in Further Education (NOW in FE) was formed in 1985, at that time they were the first and only autonomous, national non-government organisation for Australian women involved in the adult, community and vocational education and training sector. WAVE is an Incorporated Association led by a national Executive Committee.

WAVE acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live and work and their elders past and present. We recognise First Nations Australians as the Custodians of these unceded lands and waters and acknowledge that First Nations Australians hold more than 60,000 years of wisdom, connection and caring for country. We are grateful for their contributions to educational, cultural and spiritual practices.


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Webinar opportunity for Literacy and Numeracy Educators from the Australian Council for Adult Literacy (ACAL).Some reflections and connections: Growth and support needed for a critical and dynamic adult literacy and numeracy sector.Dave Tout is a Senior Research Fellow, Australian Council for Educational Research and Education Consultant.acal.edu.au/webinar-some-reflections-and-connections/ ... See MoreSee Less
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