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  1. 1. IAEA Nuclear Security Education and Training L. David Lambert Department of Nuclear Safety and Security Office of Nuclear Security September 2012
  2. 2. Nuclear Security Plan 2010—2013Objective: Contribute to global efforts to achieve worldwide, effective security wherever nuclear or other radioactive material is in use, storage and/or transport, and of associated facilities, by supporting States, upon request, in their efforts to establish and maintain effective nuclear security through assistance in capacity building, guidance, human resource development, sustainability and risk reduction. 18-Sep-12 2
  3. 3. Steering Committees & Networks Steering Committees ofCourses and Practical learning Member States Review Services &Tools Advisory missions Sustainability Knowledge and technical networks Extra-budgetary, Projects, regional networks, TC, regular Budget 18-Sep-12 3
  4. 4. Office of Nuclear Security Vision Comprehensive Training Programme Objective: To raise awareness, to fill gaps between the actual performance of personnel and the required competencies and skills and, to build-up qualified instructors/trainers; IAEA efforts for nuclear security education Objective: Support the development of nuclear security experts through development of teaching material, professional development of faculty and promotion of nuclear security education in collaboration with the academic and scientific community; Ultimate Goal: To develop capabilities to support the sustainable implementation of the international legal instruments and IAEA guidelines for nuclear security worldwide and to foster nuclear security culture. 18-Sep-12 4
  5. 5. Human Resource DevelopmentEducation• Educational Programme in Nuclear Security Training • General Training • Specialized Training • Training of Trainer • On-the-Job Training • Fellow-ships • Technical Visit 18-Sep-12 5
  6. 6. Nuclear Security Series No. 12 Educational Programme in Nuclear Security (NSS 12) Module of a Master of Science Curriculum & Certificate Curriculum in Nuclear Security Addressed to:• university curriculum developer• faculty members http://www-• human resource development 39_web.pdf managers 18-Sep-12 6
  7. 7. MSc in Nuclear Security - AudienceGraduates of universities holding anacademic degree e.g. a Bachelor degree, orany other equivalent degree (technical ornon-technical)Potential careers at different entities, suchas e.g. regulatory authorities, nuclearindustry, Ministry of Justice, Finance,Health/Environment/Science, andTransport, Customs, Police, or IntelligenceServices 18-Sep-12 7
  8. 8. Pilot Master of Science Programme on Nuclear SecurityParticipating Institutions• Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands• Fachhochschule Brandenburg, Germany• Technical University Vienna, Austria• University of Oslo, Norway• The University of Manchester, U.K.Implementation• Launch of accredited Nuclear Security Master Programme: Spring 2013• Basis of teaching material: INSEN peer reviewed material - supported by IAEA Nuclear Security Fund Supported by the IAEA & the European Commission 18-Sep-12 8
  9. 9. Development Process of Educational Materials Coordinated Peer Review distribution of First Draft by electronic material university/expert Meeting/Incorporation of Comments through NUSEC for INSEN MEMBERS 18-Sep-12 9
  10. 10. IAEA Supporting Educational Material Production, Professional Development of Faculty Members & Improvement of Teaching Practice Creating/Updating new educational materials Evaluating Teaching and Developing faculty Learning expertise Implementing new academic courses 18-Sep-12 10
  11. 11. International Nuclear Security Education Network established in 2010 A partnership between the IAEA and universities, research institutions and Currently more other than 60 members. stakeholdersMission:to enhance global nuclear security by developing, sharingand promoting excellence in nuclear security education 11 18-Sep-12
  12. 12. INSEN The role of the IAEA• Convening the annual Network meetings, • putting together the subjects for discussion (in consultation with the Network Chair and Network Working Group Chairs);• Supporting INSEN activities (depending on funds available)• Coordinating the activities of INSEN WGs• Facilitating the collaboration among all Network members.• Provision and technical maintenance of the NUSEC INSEN User Group page 18-Sep-12 12
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  14. 14. Other Efforts Supporting EducationPre-diploma Practical Training for UniversityStudents with Specialization in NuclearSecurity at the Nuclear Security TrainingCentre, Obninsk, RF• Pilot 2009 – for Russian & Ukrainian universities• 2010 – for Russian and Ukrainian universities• 2012 – open to all universities 18-Sep-12 14
  15. 15. Nuclear Security Education Priorities• Strengthen relationship and collaboration with academic institutions• Support Professional Development of Faculty Members• Support the use of new forms of teaching and learning in nuclear security education• Ensure link between higher education and practice/training 18-Sep-12 15
  16. 16. IAEA Nuclear Security Training Priorities 2010 – 2013 Response to increased demand for IAEA Nuclear Security Training• Expansion of IAEA nuclear security expert roster through Training-of-Trainers• Assistance in developing National Nuclear Security Training Programme based on training needs assessment• Transfer of sustainable knowledge and skills to States through Nuclear Security Support Centres 18-Sep-12 16
  17. 17. Nuclear Security Training Programme • General Training • Specialized Training • Training-of Trainers • Fellow-ships • On-the-Job Training • Technical VisitFrom 2002 – 2011:More than 420 training activities implemented10 700 participants trained from more than 120 countries 18-Sep-12 17
  18. 18. Human Resource Development• Human resource development - the main pillar for sustainable knowledge and skills in a State• Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) 18-Sep-12 18
  19. 19. Nuclear Security Support CentrePrimary objectives are: Training Needs• Develop human resources 1 Assessment Phase 1 - HRD through the implementation of a tailored training programme 2 Training Programme Qualified Instructors• Develop a network of experts 3 Training• Provide technical support Implementation for lifecycle equipment Phase 2 management and scientific 4 Technical & Scientific support for the detection of Support Services and the response to nuclear security events Long-term Sustainability of Nuclear Security Capabilities 18-Sep-12 19
  20. 20. Nuclear Security Support CentreTechnical & Scientific Support Services Main Objectives• Supporting and facilitating the development of sustainable human resources through the provision of a National Nuclear Security Training Programme and,• Providing Technical Support Services for lifecycle equipment management and Scientific Support Services for the prevention, detection of, and response to nuclear security events. 18-Sep-12 20
  21. 21. Assistance in Establishing NSSCs• Methodology on how to establish and maintain a NSSC• Methodology on how to assess training needs• Development of tailored nuclear security training programme• Preparation of instructors• Facilitation of training for technical and scientific support• Provision of technical equipment* 18-Sep-12 21 * limited amount
  22. 22. Coordination by One Leading Organization Regulatory Authority Operators, Ministry of Carriers Transport Ministry Ministry of of Defence Finance Ministry of Ministry Health/ of Environment/ Justice ScienceOne competent organization/institution coordinates the activities of the NSSC in accordance with the other nuclear security 18-Sep-12 22 stakeholders.
  23. 23. NSSC Organisation Concept 18-Sep-12 23
  24. 24. International Network of NuclearSecurity Support Centres (NSSC)• Key to coordinated • Three Working Groups collaboration (WG) • WG A – Coordination• Members from more and Collaboration than 40 institutions • WG B – Best Practices worldwide • WG C – Information• Supports sharing Management and across borders Other Emerging Issues 18-Sep-12 24
  25. 25. NSSC Ghana 18-Sep-12 25
  26. 26. E-Learning Opportunities and Support• Computer-based • Use of Radiation Detection Instruments• Web-based platforms • NUSEC and its User Groups • INSEN (Educational Network) • NSSC (Nuclear Security Support Centre Network) • Nuclear Forensics • Cyber Security 18-Sep-12 26
  27. 27. Blended Learning Opportunities• Web-based preparation, instructor/ classroom training and post-instruction survey• E-reader content for daily reference use• Online, networked modules for education and training support• Leverage Use of IAEA Learning Management System 18-Sep-12 27
  28. 28. Bridging Nuclear Security Training and Education IAEA-ICTP International School on Nuclear Security• Announced by the Italian government in 2010 at Nuclear Security Summit in Washington D.C. - U.S.• Reinforced at the Nuclear Security Summit in 2012 in Seoul - Republic of Korea • Supported each year by the Italian Government • Next School scheduled for April 2013 18-Sep-12 28
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  30. 30. Nuclear Security Conference 2013• 1-5 July 2013 in Vienna• A global forum for policymakers, senior officials, managers and experts from all areas of nuclear security to… • Review experience and achievements to date • Enhance understanding of current approaches and identify trends • Discuss technical developments and issues • Formulate views on the future directions and priorities for nuclear security • Provide input to the IAEA’s Nuclear Security Plan for 2014-2017 18-Sep-12 30