Is education and training sufficient for the economic security of women?
This forum hosted by economic Security4Women A National Women’s Alliance was held on the Wednesday 12th June at the Freda Bage Room of the Women’s College. The University of Queensland St Lucia Campus
This action focused forum considered how women and girls are doing in education today and identify the important issues we need to raise with the Australian Government and the wider community.
Opening remarks were made by Senator Clare Moore; Forum led by The Hon Mary Crawford;
Speakers included Ms Kira Clarke and Ms Kaye Broadbent who will trigger discussions and involve the audience in identifying solutions and advocacy measures to a range of topical questions, including.
- How are highly qualified and skilled women faring in the higher education sector?
- What is happening for young women in high schools and what is needed?
- What is the gender impact of VET in Schools?
- How can partnerships with Trade Training Centres be improved for young women?
- What post school options are there for young women with disabilities?
Background paper available at eS4WForumBackgroundPaper20130507
The Summary paper is available at: eS4W_Brisbane Forum_Summary20130711