Mrs. Paula V. de Almeida, MEd: started her career at the Joint Aviation Authorities in 2004 and went on to leading the establishment and growth of the JAA TO as its Training Manager, Business Development Manager, Deputy Director and, since 2016 Director.
Since the creation of the ICAO TRAINAIR Plus Program she has completed the Training Developers Course (TDC), the Training Managers Course (TMC), the Leading Quality Instructional Systems Design (ISD) Course, and the recent Virtual Classroom Instructor course (VCI). Mrs. Almeida is ICAO Qualified Course Developer (IQCD), Qualified Instructor for delivering the TIC 2 course, and Qualified Instructional Systems Design (ISD) Validator, having been involved in the development of three Standardized Training Packages (STPs) and two ICAO Training Packages (ITPs). Further, she has participated in all ICAO Global Aviation Training Symposia as either speaker or panel moderator and delivered several presentations in a variety of ICAO events.
As an ambassador of and true believer in the merits of the TRAINAIR Plus Program Mrs. Almeida has in-depth knowledge of and extensive hands-on experience with the Trainair Plus course development methodology (doc 9941) and all TPP activities.
Mrs. Almeida holds a Master Degree (MEd) in Adult Education from the Open University, United Kingdom, having written her dissertation in the field of Implementation of Online and Distance Learning in Aviation Safety. Mrs. Almeida holds a specialization in Executive Leadership from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.