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IN A NUTSHELL

Cyber Learning Platform for Network Education and Training (CLP4NET) is an online platform that allows users to find educational resources easily and contains a learning environment to support instructor-led courses and disseminate e-learning self-study resources to a wider audience. The use of the IAEA’s platform is provided as a cost-free service to all of the IAEA and its cooperation partners.

MISSION

CLP4NET aims to facilitate sustainable education in the nuclear sector by empowering web-based development and dissemination of high quality e-learning resources and learning environments, in a way that is cost-effective, scalable and easy to use.

RATIONALE

Information technology improved considerably during the past few decades and can be used to maximize in the value that the Member States get out of the large body of knowledge and expertise that IAEA and its cooperation partners possess. This is especially important in a time when capacity building and knowledge sharing are more important than ever. Hence, CLP4NET aims to help Member States ensure high standards of nuclear education and training.

IAEA BACKGROUND

In 2002, the IAEA General Conference adopted a resolution on Nuclear Knowledge Management, and it has been reiterated in subsequent years. Among other things, the IAEA secretariat was urged facilitate sustainable education in nuclear science and technology to achieve its objective in promoting peace, health and prosperity throughout the world.

CLP4NET sub-systems

IAEA’s CLP4NET consists of three main components:

  • Self-directed Learning Management System – was designed to provide e-learning self-study materials for to a wider audience
  • Instructor-led Learning Management System – was developed to support and enhance instructor-led training courses for closed groups of students with online learning management features
  • Integrated Database of Education and Training - was created to help users find educational resources and opportunities easily, based on users’ needs and preferences