Posts tagged Maritime Education

Invigilator: An Unappreciated and Dim...

Invigilator: An Unappreciated and Diminishing Role

NL 54 Invigilator: AN Unappreciated and Diminishing Role   Introducing the invigilator Have you ever encountered a situation on an airplane that the person sitting beside you introduces themselves as an invigilator? Maybe an artist, engineer, researcher, surveyor, doctor, manager, teacher or so many other professions; at ALAM we are often times called to invigilate, can […]

What is Competence and or Competency?

NL 53 What is Competence and or Competency? By Capt. Richard Teo FNI FCILT MAICD n the last issue of this Newsletter, a summary of the Crew Connect 2015 presentation on “Managing the Learning Environment” expressed the views of the audience, prompted by presenters, Paul Russel, Glenys Jackson and Richard Teo. What was most apparent was […]

Training not Required!

Computer Based Training

NL 53 HIGHLIGHT by Iman Fiqrie hings not going so well in your organization? Performance improvement (HPI) an issue? Research indicates that more than 80 percent of performance problems are not caused by a lack of skills or knowledge at the process or organizational level, i.e., training is not required (ASTD). HPI encompasses many things […]

Multicultural Education is Important ...

NL 51 Multi-Cultural Education by Capt Sivanandan Vivekanadan Senior Lecturer, Malaysian Maritime Academy he purpose of this article is to share my experiences in multicultural environments in the hopes of facilitating a more civil, multicultural and moral seafaring community that works for the common good of the industry. Multicultural Education and Respect

Can Company Strategies Enhance Compet...

Can Company Strategies Enhance Competence?

NL 50 Capt Pradeep Chawla Immediate Past Chairman, GlobalMET

“Knowledge is Power:” The Maritime In...

NL 50 “Knowledge is Power:” The Maritime Industry Needs more of Both, Right Now   The creator of the well known quote, “Knowledge is Power”, was Prince Machiavelli, a 6th century member of the Italian ruling classes. His words were more to do with the need to identify your enemies than education for his people. […]

Reconnecting to those Days of Glory: ...

Reconnecting to those Days of Glory: from Niagara Falls to Maritime Education and Training

Iman Fiqrie NL 47 Reconnecting to those days of glory By Iman Fiqrie Bin Muhammad (LCDR, USN ret) Lecturer, Malaysian Maritime Academy According to the State of Shipping Industry and Forward Looking Perspectives, “The world needs daring and decisive political leadership”. Niagara Falls, New York ecently, I was on a well deserved vacation back to […]

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