19 Feb 2016, Singapore
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), Asia and Telangana Academy for Skills and Knowledge (TASK) have signed an MoU for skill development in the aerospace domain at the Singapore Air Show today. One of the prime objectives of this MOU is to identify segments in the aerospace sector where TASK and ERAU Asia can collaborate to up skill the youth in India.
The two parties have agreed to collaborate on providing curriculum and instructional design for creating and assessing training and educational programs, faculty development and career counseling.
Prof. Graham Hunt, Head of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Asia on the occasion shared, “There is increasing recognition within the industry that the skills which were believed to be pre-requisite to aviation employment have changed and may not be sufficient to produce expert operators in the aviation/aerospace industry.”
Mr. Sujiv Nair, Chief Executive Officer – Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge shared that one of the key focus areas of this MOU is to enhance professional skills for youth ranging from semi skilled to highly skilled segments like technicians, instructors, engineers and scientists over the next few years.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is a non-profit, independent institution offering more than 80 baccalaureate, master's and Ph.D. degree programs. ERAU is the world's largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace with more than 150 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and through its network of online programs. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, universities and government agencies.