TRANSVERSAL COMPETENCIES FOR DIGITAL READINESS AND DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN CAPITAL IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION

Authors

  • Anda Abuže Rezekne Academy of Technologies
  • Velta Ļubkina Rezekne Academy of Technologies

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17770/etr2021vol2.6658

Keywords:

digital readiness, engineering education, human capital, transversal competencies

Abstract

The research is carried out within the framework of Rezekne Academy of Technology, Latvia in cooperation with West Ukrainian National University, Ukraine LV – UA project “Gender aspects of digital readiness and development of human capital in regions” Nr.LV-UA/ 2018/3.

Nowadays, educational institutions have to adapt to the new situation, make changes that would promote the transformation of the study process, promote the development of digital readiness and human capital.

The aim of the research is to study the need for transversal competencies, innovation, entrepreneurship and development of digital readiness and human capital in engineering studies. The monographic and descriptive method has been applied for studying scientific literature and modeling method for a professional development plan.

 

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Published

2021-06-17

How to Cite

[1]
A. Abuže and V. Ļubkina, “TRANSVERSAL COMPETENCIES FOR DIGITAL READINESS AND DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN CAPITAL IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION”, ETR, vol. 2, pp. 220–224, Jun. 2021, doi: 10.17770/etr2021vol2.6658.