The role of active learning in the concept of global engineering education (standards CDIO)

Education and pedagogical science

This paper presents the contemporary issues and trends in engineering education as well as professional requirements of the leading industrial companies in relation to competences of the “global engineer” in modern world and international initiatives in developing of engineering education. Objective of the study was to evaluate the role of interactive collaborating training in the activities of the International Society on Engineering Pedagogics in the context of the World initiative of CDIO, and also in the concept of global engineering education. conclusion is made about the leading role of interactive training in education of the modern engineer or “engineer of XXI century” and about necessity of the organized pedagogical and psychological education of teachers as well as of administrative staff of the technical university according to modern requirements of Engineering pedagogics.