At a meeting of the NAU Academic Council held May 29, Director of ICAO Institute Galina Suslova delivered a report on the activities of and prospects for the facility development.
The report showcased the following activities of ICAO Institute: implementation of the methodology of the International Civil Aviation Organization; development of new training courses; development and upgrades of training programs; conducting national and international courses, in particular, within the network of ICAO regional centers; training of professionals to provide safety at critical infrastructure; and cooperation with international aviation organizations.
“Through the initiative of NAU ICAO Institute, educational facilities became strategic elements of aviation safety. Thus, we can speak of trilateral cooperation: ICAO – educational facilities – aviation industry.
Galina Suslova emphasized that, since 2003, nearly 19,000 employees of various aviation administrations, aviation enterprises, air clubs and aviation-related educational facilities from Ukraine and 77 other countries have been trained and retrained in ICAO Institute’s educational centers. The strategy of training aviation professionals includes a strategic plan for enhancing competence and developing risk-oriented thinking.
She focused on the University’s creative potential, which helps implement the strategies of the International Civil Aviation Organization in the preparation of aviation professionals and cooperate with ICAO in various areas. ICAO Institute director has called upon the University’s research and teaching staff to further engage in cooperation with the Institute and undergo training and ICAO trainers’ certification.
Galina Suslova emphasized the importance of effective learning, reflected in mastering course materials, the compliance of the curriculum with the regulatory framework, raising the level of safety culture, and improving the organizational structure (both bureaucratic, pathological, and generative).