Education

Top-level trends


2011 – Top-level Trends

In 2010, the global space workforce continued to weather the effects of the global financial crisis, recession, and ongoing economic uncertainty with relative resiliency. Declines in American space employment caused…

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2008 – Top-level Trends

“Many young people today with a technical bent are more entranced with the Internet or biotechnology than space exploration. Space travel, after all, was a fascination of their parents’ generation,”…

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2009 – Top-level Trends

As nations around the world increase investment in both space activity and space human capital infrastructure, traditional models of space education and workforce development are increasingly being supplemented by newer…

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2010 – Top-level Trends

To sustain a robust space program over time, the space sector requires a supply of trained employees capable of performing highly skilled tasks in key scientific and engineering disciplines. With…

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2012 – Top-level Trends

Science and engineering education provides the advanced skills required for a competitive space workforce. It also cultivates the expertise needed for research and innovation. Understanding trends in the production of…

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2013 – Top-level Trends

Highly skilled individuals are needed to maintain the global space workforce. In most cases, these individuals will need to obtain a university degree, often in a science, technology, engineering, or…

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Top-level trends

The continued health of the space workforce depends on a steady stream of individuals with the education necessary to pursue these jobs. For most space occupations, this means a degree…

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2014 – Top-level Trends

In education, the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress exams show that ##. fourth- and eighth-grade students are showing improvement in mathematics, though less than half achieve at or…

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