The Future Nordic Engineer

Lena B. Gumaelius, Anette Kolmos

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What possible directions can we identify for engineering education in 2030? This question
has been raised globally by a number of reports showing that today’s engineering education
does not deliver the engineers that tomorrow’s employers will need. This study is part of the
work conducted by the “Nordic Engineering hub” and the investigation will use a
phenomenographic approach to describe the views expressed by faculty representing four
major engineering disciplines in five universities in five different Nordic countries. These
faculty will be interviewed during spring 2019, and the results of the interviews will be used
to shape and discuss various possible directions for engineering education in the Nordic

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