By Kathryn B. Creedy The challenges of meeting the demand for aviation maintenance technicians just became a lot tougher, according to Aviation Institute of Maintenance Executive Vice President Joel English, who cautioned while there is theoretical capacity to produce enough technicians, there are roadblocks, because only about half graduate or pursue certification. “The Boeing TechnicianContinue reading “Industry Falling Short of 6,000 AMTs Annually to Meet Demand”
Category Archives: Aviation Maintenance Education
PBS, NAHF Offer Unique Aviation Education Opportunity
By Kathryn B. Creedy The National Aviation Hall of Fame and PBS partnered to deliver a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to an aviation/aerospace industry struggling with workforce shortages and creating pipelines for future workforce needs. Aviation organizations from airlines to manufacturers, MROs, and the aviation/aerospace alphabet-soup groups in Washington need to grab on to this golden opportunityContinue reading “PBS, NAHF Offer Unique Aviation Education Opportunity”
Building the Workforce Part IV
Global MRO workforce down only 3% from Covid but more work needed to attract more including incrased government spending on education to regain industry competitiveness, more advanced tech in aviation schools. Industry also needs to reset needs based on new tech.
Building the Workforce Part III
Aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul businesses are seeing hiring recovery and more demand for aviation technical school graduates. Studies show where recovery is, the skills needed for the future and the changes we’ll see as the result of technology.
1st AOPA HS Curriculum Grads, Coordination Needed with Education Programs
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.
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.
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”
What’s Wrong with Aviation/Aerospace Diversity Strategies?
Litte progress has been made in increasing diversity in aviation & aerospace. Now we know why and what to do about it.