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Recognition of the LGS expertise in the field of training development – the LGS specialist has received the «John Chapman Prize»

2017 27 April,

Dr.sc.ing. Jevgenijs Oborins, the LGS training development specialist, has received the «John Chapman Prize».
 
Dr. Oborins was awarded the John Chapman Prize «for the highest number of validations of Standardized Training Packages (STP) with the least amount of rejections”. He became the first European having received this prize.
 
Mr. John Chapman is famous for his contribution to the development of the ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS Competency-based Training Methodology. At present this methodology is being implemented by the TRAINAIR PLUS Members, allowing to carry out the global sharing of competency-based courses. The prize was named in honor of John Chapman after his decease in 2013.
 
Dr. Fang Liu, the ICAO Secretary General and Mr. Meshesha Belayneh, Chief of the ICAO Global Aviation Training Office, awarded the prize to Mr.Oborin during the Global Aviation Training and TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium held from the 11th till the 13th of April 2017 in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). The Symposium was conducted under the slogan «Together, enhancing training to build capacity».
 
Dr. Oborins is the LGS training development specialist and instructor. Besides that he is ICAO qualified TRAINAIR Plus Course Developer and ICAO authorized Training Developers Course (TDC) Instructor as well as an Expert and STP Validator.