Anticipating the need for new skills for the future aerospace and aviation professionals

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Author: Lappas, Ilias; Kourousis, Kyriakos I.


This study aims to translate needed future skills to the university classroom for the aerospace and aviation industry personnel, given the fast-paced change taking place in both the industry and the education sectors. A synopsis of the current challenges faced in the educational field is outlined, followed by a mapping of the future of both education and air platforms, in an attempt to set the basis of the needed skills framework. The Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills Project is used as a baseline for the definition of the future 'critical' skill set, which is considered...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Skills and knowledge; Higher education; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill development; Job skill; Capacity building; European Union

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Sao Paulo, Brazil: Departamento de Ciencia e Tecnologia Aeroespacial, 2016

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Journal volume: 8

Journal number: 2

Journal date: April-June 2016

Pages: pp. 232-241

ISSN: 1984-9648 (print), 2175-9146 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 129.829

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