International nuclear school for Africa successfully held in South Africa for second timeDecember 6, 2018
The International Atomic Energy Agency( IAEA) has reported that its second South Africa-IAEA Nuclear Energy Management( NEM) School, held under Johannesburg earlier this month, was attended by 23 young professionals from 13 African countries. The School was organised in conjunction with the University of the Witwatersrand. Most of the 20 professors were South African experts.
The School ran for two weeks, from November 12 to November 23. Participant selection was by means of an online pre-training course and a test, employing an IAEA platform- the Cyber Learning Platform for Network Education and Training. This hosted all the documents, training materials and presentations.
The center the main theme of the School included the fundamentals of nuclear energy, IAEA support for member country the nuclear power plants curricula, and international cooperation. Other focus areas were the nuclear power plants engineerings, nuclear ga round and waste management, nuclear power plant( NPP) running, nuclear safety, nuclear security, precautions, and the involvement of national manufactures in the construction and procedure of NPPs.
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