Oz company teaches students drone tech in surveyor shortage- DroneDJ
Australia and its ever-booming economy are being hampered by its construction sector suffering from continued pandemic fallout, supply chain disruption, rising material prices, and a deepening shortage of skilled labor. As a remedy to that latter problem, a national education business is using drone technology in classroom-level instruction to encourage students to navigate those aerial assets into surveying careers.
Though education company She Maps supports the teaching of wider STEM learning in schools, its focus on drones has made its programs particularly appealing to students, teachers, and parents seeing employment opportunities in Australia’s surveying and geospatial labor shortage. With thousands of new positions opening up as aging skilled construction employees retire, She Maps is urging schools and pupils to turn the resulting shortfall hampering the building sector to their advantage by placing drone, mapping, surveying, and related data tech in the…