10th Training and Research Committee Meeting

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07 October 2008

Summary

14-15 July 2008

Templemore, Ireland

Delegates reported on activities carried out by all Working Groups and Project Groups belonging to the Committee.

Highlights of discussions regarding the Working Group on Learning (WGL) included:

  • Work pertaining to the Bruges Copenhagen Process has shown that CEPOL could benefit in several ways from part taking in its plan. Quality assurance, transparency, and recognition of qualifications are but a few of the aspects that interest CEPOL as a whole;
  • The Working Group on Learning has also been working on defining indicators to mark effectiveness and efficiency within CEPOL training activities. A report will be presented to the Training & Research Committee early in 2009.

Highlights of discussions regarding the Common Curricula Coordination Working Group included:

  • Three new Common Curricula descriptors have been finalised and are awaiting comments from Member State experts;
  • A call for nominations for Module Advisors related to the above mentioned Common Curricula has been launched.

Highlights of discussions regarding the Research & Science Working Group included:

  • A proposed network of “Research and Science Correspondents” prepared by the Research & Science Working Group and endorsed by the Electronic Network Working Group will be presented to the Governing Board for approval;

Highlights of discussions regarding the Electronic Network Working Group included:

  • The Electronic Network Working Group has developed an e-Net Workflow proposal and will be presented to the Governing Board for adoption;
  • The Electronic Network Working Group reported that the development work for the launch of e-Net has been successfully completed.

Highlights of discussions regarding the Training & Research Committee’s Project Groups included:

  • The Project Group on e-Learning completed an Action Plan requested by the Governing Board. This plan will be presented to the Governing Board for approval;
  • The SEPE II Project Group presented a report regarding the SEPE I project and drafting proposals for future surveys.

Thirty registrations from nearly 20 countries have been received for the “European Dimension” Conference to be held later this year in Lyon, France.

The next Training & Research Committee meeting will take place on 6-7 November 2008 in Denmark.

Contact

Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27
Hungary

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest
Pf.314
Hungary

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032