Learning How to Learn

By the end of this section, mentees will have cultivated an adaptive mindset, embracing continuous learning as a means to navigate evolving challenges and realize their long-term aviation goals.


This section emphasizes the importance of adaptability and lifelong learning in the dynamic aviation industry. Through open-minded discussions, interactive exercises, and reflections on their long-term aspirations, mentees will develop the flexibility and resilience needed to thrive amidst change and uncertainty.


  • Mentees will demonstrate their adaptive mindset and openness to learning through active participation in discussions, reflections, and problem-solving exercises.
  • Mentors will assess mentees’ ability to embrace change and incorporate new learning into their professional practice, evaluating their adaptability, creativity, and growth mindset in pursuit of long-term success in aviation. This can be a discussion based exercise.


  1. Exploring Learning Dynamics:
    • Mentees will engage in open discussions to explore the ever-changing nature of the aviation industry and its implications for learning and career development.
    • Mentors will facilitate conversations on the importance of adaptability, encouraging mentees to embrace new ideas and approaches as they pursue their long-term aviation goals.

  2. Setting Agile Aviation Goals:
    • Mentees will collaborate to set agile aviation goals that are responsive to industry trends, technological advancements, and personal aspirations.
    • Mentors will guide mentees in crafting goals that are adaptable and flexible, allowing for adjustments as circumstances evolve in the pursuit of long-term success in aviation.

  3. Reflective Dialogue and Adaptation:
    • Mentees will engage in reflective dialogues with peers and mentors, exploring how continuous learning and adaptation have shaped their aviation journeys.
    • Mentors will facilitate discussions on the value of reflection in driving personal growth and professional development, encouraging mentees to adapt their strategies in light of new insights and experiences.

  4. Navigating Dynamic Aviation Challenges:
    • Mentees will collaborate in problem-solving exercises that simulate real-world aviation challenges, requiring them to apply adaptive thinking and creative solutions.
    • Mentors will lead discussions on resilience and innovation, encouraging mentees to approach challenges with a growth mindset and openness to learning from setbacks.

  5. Peer Learning Partnerships for Continuous Growth:
    • Mentees will form peer learning partnerships to support each other in their journey of continuous growth and adaptation in the aviation industry.
    • Mentors will foster a supportive learning community where mentees can exchange ideas, share lessons learned, and inspire each other to embrace change and pursue their long-term aviation goals.