Deliverables

The methodology proposed for achieving the project objectives consists of the following elements.

Establishing a Controlled Project Environment (WP1

Key activities and milestones

  • Establishing the necessary Project Management and Finance Systems
  • Developing an evaluation strategy, conducting regular strategic reviews on the progress of the project
  • Producing the 2012/2013 Annual Report (month 12)
  • Producing the Interim Evaluation Report (month 18)
  • Producing the 2013/2014 Annual Report (month 24)
  • Producing the 2014/2015 Annual Report (month 36)
  • Producing the Final Evaluation Report (month 36)

Developing Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation systems, processes and mechanisms (WP2)

Key activities and milestones

  • Producing the Dissemination Plan (month 4)
  • Developing the brand and style guidance
  • Organising the Final Dissemination Conference (month 34)
  • Producing 6 bi-annual E-Newsletters (month 3 – 36)
  • Producing 50 Press Releases (month 3 - 36)

Mapping the European Tertiary Prevention Science Education and Training Sector (WP3)

Key activities and milestones

  • Establishing an Education and Training Steering group
  • Developing a Database of Survey Respondents (month 12)
  • Agreeing a Research Methodology
  • Undertaking the Research & Analysing/Collating Responses
  • Analysing Complementaries & Gaps
  • Producing a Prevention Science Education & Training Research Research Study (month 12)
  • Developing a Database of Courses (month 12)

Mapping European Prevention Workforce Needs (WP4)  

Key activities and milestones

  • Establishing of a Workforce Skills Steering group
  • Developing a Database of Employers of Prevention Workers (month 12)
  • Agreeing a Research Methodology
  • Undertaking the Research & Analysing/Collating Responses
  • Analysing Synergies & Gaps
  • Producing a Research Study into Employers Prevention skills needs (month 12)

Mapping relevant funded RTD projects, Stakeholders, Events and Conferences (WP5)

Key activities and milestones
 

  • Establishing a Research/Events/Stakeholders Steering group
  • Developing a Research Methodology
  • Undertaking the Research & Analysing/Collating Responses
  • Producing a Research Study into Prevention RTD projects (month 12)
  • Producing a Database of RTD Projects and Partners (month 12)
  • Developing a Database of EU Prevention Science Stakeholders (month 12)
  • Developing a Database of EU Prevention Science Events/Conferences (month 12)

Developing a Quality Plan (WP6)

Key activities and milestones

  • Establishing of a Quality Plan Steering Group
  • Development the Quality Plan Framework
  • Developing a DRAFT Quality Plan
  • Consulting with Partners
  • Producing a Quality Plan (month 20)

Organising a number of Physical Networking activities for Best Practice Exchange (WP7)

Key activities and milestones

  • Establishing a Virtual Networking and Learning Steering Group
  • Developing a Functional Specification for the Virtual Networking/Learning Environment
  • Developing/Launching the SPAN website (month 12)
  • Training Partners
  • Handing over of the Project Website to the Dissemination Work Package Leader
  • Implementing 20 individual action plans described in the Quality Plan, to support institutions to implement ECTS in their own institution (month 30)
  • Enabling external peers to review of the ECTS proposals
  • Development and Producing of a pan-European Prevention Science ECTS framework (month 32)

Contact

Matej Košir
Project Manager- SPAN
Science for Prevention Academic Network
Oxford Brookes University
Marston Campus
Oxford OX3 0FL
T: +38631880520 (mobile)
E: [mkosir@brookes.ac.uk]

Twitter: @span_eu