15th EAN Workshop on "Improving ALARA Culture through Education and Training"
15th European ALARA Network Workshop, Rovinj, Croatia, 7 – 9 May 2014
"Education and Training in Radiation Protection
Improving ALARA Culture through Education and Training"
Aims and Objectives
Previous EAN and EUTERP workshops have noted the importance of delivering effective radiation protection education and training to workers and other stakeholders. Consequently, this joint EAN-EUTERP workshop considers how education and training programmes can be delivered effectively, to improve radiation protection in practice and disseminate ALARA culture.
The workshop will consist of presentations (oral and posters) intended to highlight the main issues, and a significant part of the programme will be devoted to discussions within working groups. Participants will be expected to produce recommendations on education and training issues, to be addressed to relevant local, national and international stakeholders
Scope of the Workshop
The workshop programme covers education and training for various types of stakeholders and is expected to consider the following subjects:
- The new European BSS
- European qualification and accreditation schemes (ECVET, EQF, etc.)
- The effectiveness and efficiency of education and training
- Practical ALARA training
- New learning tools
As part of the programme, time has been devoted for discussions between participants (divided in four working groups). The working groups have tackled issues such as :
- How to assess the effectiveness of training (WG1)?
- Tools to improve the effectiveness of training (WG2).
- What is achieved by recognition schemes (WG3)?
- Incorporating ALARA culture in training requirements - How to improve risk awareness, radiation protection and ALARA understanding for different stakeholders and different levels of exposure (WG4)?
Session 1 - Setting the scene
- Welcome address to European ALARA Network and EUTERP Workshop on Education and Training in Radiation (823.53 kB) — F. Vermeersch
- Education and training in radiation protection: initiatives of the EUTERP Foundation (218.59 kB) — R. Paynter
- Education and training in radiation protection in the European Basic Safety Standards (1.89 MB) — G. Simeonov
- Conclusions & Recommendations by the HERCA Task force on Education &Training in Radiation Protection (1022.44 kB) — T. Vermeulen
- ENETRAP III (436.8 kB) — M. Coeck
- IRPA Guiding Principles for Establishing a RP Culture (2.39 MB) — C. Schieber
- Recent Developments within the European Framework of RP Education and Training (949.36 kB) — A. Schmitt-Hannig
Session 2 - Building ALARA into radiation protection trainig progremmes
- Optimization of radiation protection (ALARA: a practical guidebook (2.4 MB) — C. Schieber
- Reflections on ALARA in RP training (1.43 MB) — F. Vermeesch
- Elaboration of training scheme on radiation protection of patients: The French experience (2.72 MB) — C. Rousse
- Exercising Radiation Protection Planning as a Relevant Course Content for Training ALARA (2.24 MB) — G. Jahn
- Introduction to Working Groups (415.5 kB) — P. Shaw
Session 3 - Measuring the effectiveness of training, the role of qualification and recognition schemes
- Assessing the effectiveness of training - what are we looking for? (2.37 MB) — J. Stewart
- How to test the effectiveness of training? (787.97 kB) — E. Grindrod
- Teatching radiation protection principles – Possibilities for more effective approach (205.42 kB) — M. Koželj
Session 4 - Tools and methods
- The use of computer simulations in specific job training, risk communication and safety. (6.38 MB) — F. Vermeesch
- Serious 3D Game for education and training in radiation protection (5.03 MB) — movie (64.73 MB) — A. Pin
- How to integrate the « Humans factors » within a reviewing project of the HP training for outside wo (2.08 MB) — I. Fucks
Session 5 - National approaches
- Education and Training System in Croatia (Case Study) (125.55 kB) — D. Posedel
- Greek Atomic Energy Commission initiatives with respect to education and training of outside workers (2.9 MB) — C. Pafilis
- RP Education and Training in Germany in the light of the new EURATOM BSS (1.84 MB) — J. Vogel
- Challenge of implementing RPE RPO in Belgium Guidance document (1.27 MB) — P. Froment
Session 6 - Working Group conclusions and Workshop synthesis
- Group 1 “How to Assess the Effectiveness of Training” (61.31 kB) — WG1
- Tools to improve the effectiveness of training (50.73 kB) — WG2
- WG3. What is achieved by recognition schemes? (83.34 kB) — WG3
- Incorporating ALARA culture in training requirements (30.5 kB) — WG4
- ￼EUTERP Conclusions (593.98 kB)
- Conclusions and recommendations (1.86 MB) — P. Shaw
- Conclusions and recommendations (134 kB) (in Swedish) — M. Andersson