FA/AW News takes a look at AOPA’s You Can Fly program and the extraordinary difference it is making. It also covers other programs reaching into the community to connect kids with aviation and aerospace.
Category Archives: Aviation Education
Failure to Build the Workforce is Bad for Business – Part I
The inability of aviation & aerospace manufacturers to find capable employees is reaching critical levels and is anticipate to become more acute in the future.
Failure to Build the Workforce is Bad for Business – Part II
The aviation/aerospace industry already knows it has a skills gap but the skills needed in the future will require a complete reset of employer-employee relations.
Industry, Academia Must Break Down Silos to Develop Future Workforce
By Kathryn B. Creedy 15 minute read Education reform needed to develop interdisciplinary talent Corporations and educators must remove silos Companies already taking interdisciplinary approach to OJT for better outcomes Changing curriculum is massive challenge Traditional college degree or certification focus? Wholistic approach needed to solve technical, social and economic issues raised by deployment ofContinue reading “Industry, Academia Must Break Down Silos to Develop Future Workforce”
Mitre, NGA, Feds Launch Neurodiversity Pilot Program
By Kathryn B. Creedy While most people think women and people of color when it comes to increasing diversity, there are many other constituencies needing a place at the table if diversity and inclusion (D&I) is to really mean anything. That signals the importance of a new Neurodiverse Federal Workforce (NFW) pilot program, a collaborativeContinue reading “Mitre, NGA, Feds Launch Neurodiversity Pilot Program”
Industry Educational Resources Reaching Millions, Serious Education Reform Needed
15 Minute Read Industry Still Inventing the Same Wheel Despite Need to Amplify What’s Already There Manufacturing Career Education Boosted by State/Industry Efforts Aviation/Aerospace Education Provides Economic Mobility, Transforms Families Academia Questions How to Keep Up with Changing Technology Education Delivery Must Be Different Lifelong Continuing Education Needed Aviation/Aerospace Career Promotion Still Needed By KathrynContinue reading “Industry Educational Resources Reaching Millions, Serious Education Reform Needed”
Making Aviation/Aerospace Workforce Programs More Effective
By Kathryn B. Creedy 12-minute read Workforce development programs not as effective as they should be Tectonic social & economic shifts are driving workforce changes Companies add social justice to social responsibility for more success Aviation & Aerospace lag behind other industries How to build the cultural shifts needed for tomorrow’s workforce Crowd Sourcing Alert:Continue reading “Making Aviation/Aerospace Workforce Programs More Effective”
AvWeek Pilot Webinar Reveals Career, Training Concerns
By Kathryn B. Creedy Airlines are not the only piloting career Freight, business aviation doing well Growing interest in flight training, small aircraft Training companies adapt Advanced Air Mobility may impact demand Furloughs impact recurrent training Resources to help pilots cope Hat tip to Aviation Week for Friday’s webinar looking at the pandemic’s impact onContinue reading “AvWeek Pilot Webinar Reveals Career, Training Concerns”