Human Resources Development workshop

- Project Review
- Introduction of the Project Leaders
(Asian Nuclear Training
and Education Program)


FNCA 2000 Workshop on Human Resources Development


The second Workshop on Human Resources Development in the Nuclear Field was held on November 27 and 28, 2000, at the Tokai Research Establishment by the Science and Technology Agency (STA)*of Japan JAERI. Participating countries were China, Indonesia, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. 39 people participated: 22 members and 17 observers. The participant list and the Workshop program are attached as Attachment 1 and Attachment 2, respectively. On the first day of the Workshop, presentations were made by each countries on the HRD needs in the nuclear field. On the second day, the needs of each country were classified into three areas, i.e., training needs, training techniques, and infrastructures. Dr. Sueo Machi of the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum (JAIF), the Japanese Coordinator proposed 4 items for possible collaboration. The possibility of the collaboration in the 4 items were discussed.
* It was re-organized to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
of Japan from 2001
Participants in the Second Workshop on the Human Resource Development
Report, Proceedings and results
1) In addition to the clarification of issues and needs in each country and the mutual support activities for the needs, it was agreed to study the following four items:
a. Assist the formulation of HRD strategy in each country
b. Provide HRD scenario to secure safety in RI and research reactor utilization
c. Investigate the HRD scenario for young generation
d. Propose items for improvement of STA Scientists Exchange Program It was agreed to hold the next workshop in Korea in 2001.
2) Workshop results and summary
a. This Workshop was the first gathering of human resources development officers in Asia under the new FNCA framework. It was a significant occasion from the perspective of international exchanges.
The HRD needs in each participating country were identified and classified through discussions as shown in Table 1.
b. In order to support the HRD program conducted by the training institutions in Asian countries, the result of the Workshop will be reflected effectively in the various kinds of training program in our country.
c. The 3rd day program "Presentations on International Training and Education in Japan for Asian countries", which was held together with the 2nd HRD workshop was useful for understanding the present status in Japan and also useful for Japanese participants to be able to grasp the whole idea of it.
Table 1
Summary Table of Needs on HRD in Participating Countries based on the Country Reports for the 2nd WS
Country Training Type Training Techniques
Development Issues
Infrastructure Development Issues Note
China Training of professionals and senior management personnel
-Design of NPPs
-Decommissioning and radioactive waste treatment technology
-RI production and nuclear technology application
On-the-job training Technical/experience exchange Lecture
Introduction of software (short-term) Training
(following have been operated)
-The training center in Qinshan Nuclear Power Base
-Nuclear Training Center
-The Graduate School of Nuclear industry
To learn advanced
management methods and experience from foreign countries and to carry out international cooperation are required
Indonesia Leader training -should be able to accommodate the diverse activities of the research -should be stressed on the strategy of technology transfer implementation Instructor training -to teach specific skills and knowledgeR&D expert training -should cover development of "technology for operation and maintenance of RR", "nuclear safety system", "long term energy program", "nuclear fuel technology" On-the-job techniques Off-the-job techniques -use of satellite communication Mutual visiting to training facilities Establishment of HRD program Establishment of facilities for training Establishment of education and training program  
Japan   Education and training of practical use of the most advanced technology using the advanced R&D facilities Provision of information on training courses and teaching materials in English (the copyright of texts and figures is one of technical issues to be solved) Establishment of a system for enhancing mutual exchange of the human resources and technologies among universities, R&D institutions and industries  
Korea   Exchange of training course curricula in the field of RI utilization courses and nuclear power/safety related courses Exchange of training content and equipment descriptions in the field of RR experiment training courses for university students Exchange of experts who have experience in HRD and exchange of lecturers Exchange of group training course visits to nuclear facilities for young nuclear executives Mutual cooperation projects such as establishment of cyber-learning system and development of multi-media training materials    
Malaysia Instructor training(review) Specialized training and expert (new) Development of computer-based training techniques and CAI training materials (review) -transformation from lecture notes/text books/power point slides to multimedia or CAI knowledge, and providing training materials (Soft) -Analysis of human resources needed for NPP (review) -Countermeasures for the outflow of talents (review) -Recognition of nuclear medicine practitioners (Physical) -Development of educational infrastructure using internet (review)  
Academic Training to M.S. and Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering, and to M.S. Medical Physics Exchange Program (high school science teachers -to other countries for training in the teaching of nuclear Science and technology -from other countries for demonstration of the teaching -for Faculty development in Medical Physics Development of training courses -RI application in agriculture, biotechnology and research Development of training materials, visual aids and simple equipment for detecting radioactivity Development of distance learning modules Modification of the curricula for high school and college education to include nuclear science topics Development of internet-based teaching and learning modules on nuclear science and technology Development or enhancement of graduate academic programs in nuclear science and technology  
Thailand Training in the management function for handling of radiation/radioactive material School-teacher training on nuclear science (Material should include social, economic and legislative aspects Computer-based training technique (suggested by Korea) for university students Multi-media training material for young scientists Development of a system of national accreditation for radiation protection officer Development of radiation safety scheme (regulatory and management control for use the radiation and radioactive materials) Building of competency in operational radiation protection  
Vietnam Personnel/manpower training in the aspects concerning nuclear power, including project management Teachers and instructors training Staff training in the field of diagnostic and treatment by nuclear medicine techniques Training on basic knowledge in radiation protection and nuclear safety Training on reactor technology, radiation protection, nuclear safety and radwaste management Training on accelerators techniques, radiation protection and medical physics Establishment of a Center for Training on Radiation Protection Techniques and Nuclear Experiment Upgrade the Training Center at Dalat Nuclear Research Institute Setting-up a Center for Application of Nuclear Techniques in Medicine  

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