14th Training and Research Committee Meeting

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03 August 2009

Summary

8-9 July 2009

Stockholm, Sweden

Reports were given about Research and Science activities: Special focus was put on the need for cooperation with the European Security Research and Innovation Forum (ESRIF); the launch of the first Research and Science Bulletin on CEPOL’s website; the agreement with Estonia for the hosting of LimeSurvey for use within the network; a proposal to replace the course “The Use of Research and Science in CEPOL activities” by a second Research Symposium; the inclusion in the Q13 of recommendations for the use of science in training activities; the new proposed Deputy Chair - Leslie Duff (UK) – and RSWG member - Johannes Knutsson (SE).

Concerning Training and Learning Activities, the WGL advised regarding a database of trainers, a regular conference on the Bologna Process, and the development of a template containing a structured overview on police education per country. A report on the progress on the e-learning modules was presented as well as an LMS course on “How to Write Course Objectives”.

An update on work progress of the Common Curricula was given. Three or four modules may be ready for the GB in October. A preview was made of the 1st Annual Network Meeting of Common Curricula Coordinators (9-10/09/09, Bramshill).

In the area of Electronic Network and Knowledge Distribution several questions were discussed regarding the e-Library, in particular quality assurance and access for non-police officers.

Furthermore, the comments of the Commission concerning the Work Programme 2010 were discussed as well as the remit of the former ENWG.

The 15th Training and Research Committee meeting is planned on 10-11 November 2009 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
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Ó utca 27
Hungary

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Hungary

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