Education and Training

Education and Training (1)

During the period between 2016 and 2019, the efficiency of language courses was scrutinized by invention methods. In 2019, the language requirements were set to 14 958 positions in the Czech Armed Forces (60.69 %). Out of the given number of positions, the language requirement was met by only 6 414 professional soldiers, i.e. 42.88 %. The results of the language courses vary a lot depending on the required level of language proficiency; the courses designed to prepare the learners for SLP 1111 and SLP 2222 had the success rate around 60 %, however, the success rate of the courses for SLP 3333 was rather lower (38 %). Out of five groups of factors affecting the success rate, the relative significance of 22 factors was assessed. Most of the critically significant factors concerned the organization of language education; some of the critically significant factors were as follows: placement testing, flexibility of the syllabus and familiarization with the exam format and assessment criteria.  
The article is focusing on challenges connected with execution of the Czech Army military operations in tropical rainforest under umbrella of international organization. The military engagements in the tropical climate depends on unit general characterization and necessary unit competency insufficiently specified in the Czech Army Catalogue of Capabilities. The Czech Army Catalogue of Capabilities standardizes training methods, training cost, and required training area and required training equipment and material. Based on experience gained from the training of the Czech military personnel in Jungle Training Centre in French Guyana, we can assess that to attain required skills for jungle operational environment acquires a few weeks. The international organizations are capable to provide necessary training for jungle operational environment in order to reach required level of skills and competencies before operation execution.    
The article deals with the process of identification of competencies for commanders in leading units in military operations. The used methodology based on combined approach founded on selected competency rosters and its further modification seemed to be relevant and applicable in the Czech Armed Forces conditions. Military officer’s profiles anchored in the EU Commission Database for Armed Forces and in the EU Sectoral Qualifications Framework for Military Officer Profession have been proven as the most relevant frameworks of competencies. Both are formulated and structured to be as generic as possible for all officers regardless of their specialization. They were established on current theories and incorporate extensive amount of entries from various national sources. The resulting list of 24 generic competencies, selected from a total of 69 competencies analyzed, represents a possible example of a set of requirements imposed on the Czech Armed Forces officers.
Článek se zabývá problematikou přípravy odborníků v oblasti kybernetické bezpečnosti. V úvodu jsou popsány jednotlivé prvky, které působí v oblasti kybernetické bezpečnosti. Dále je provedena strategická analýza popisující východiska v oblasti vzdělávání. Stěžejní část práce je věnována návrhu systému vzdělávání. V práci jsou definovány jednotlivé prvky a je vytvořen model vztahů těchto prvků. V příloze je uveden kompletní výčet témat a jejich rozčlenění dle úrovní znalostí pro  specialistu kybernetické bezpečnosti.
The article deals with approaches and tasks of education in the field of security and state defence of the Czech Republic. It is based on the legal framework and informs the professional public about the initiative and process of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic and Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic in particular area. Preparation of citizens for state defence conception, which was approved by the resolution of the Government of the Czech Republic on the 1st April 2019, reacts to results within the implementation of this Conception adopted in 2013 and reflects an unsatisfactory situation in its realization. It deals with new approaches and tasks of education in the field of security and state defence.
The paper deals with the professional development of cyber security corps. In the introduction the individual elements that are active in cyber security are described. Strategic analysis of the education is carried out to define the initial state.  The main part of the paper is devoted to the design of the education system. The individual elements are defined in the paper, and the model of relationships between these elements is shaped. The attachment contains complete set of topics and their classification into the strands to fulfil the profile of the cyber security expert.      
Článek se věnuje vyhodnocení jednotlivých schopností modelové kompetence k vedení lidí pro absolventy Fakulty vojenského leadershipu Univerzity obrany. Tato kompetence představuje výchozí požadavky na velitelské schopnosti pro zvládnutí nároků prvního služebního zařazení po absolvování studia na Univerzitě obrany. Cílem výzkumného šetření bylo modelovou kompetenci vymezit, strukturovat a vyhodnotit na základě zkušeností velitelů z praxe Armády České republiky. Pro získání požadovaných dat bylo využito kvantitativního výzkumu, konkrétně dotazníkového šetření vlastní konstrukce pro dvě skupiny respondentů (velitelé-absolventi a jejich nejbližší nadřízení). Získaná data byla vyhodnocena pomocí parametrické a neparametrické statistické analýzy. Výsledky provedené analýzy prokázaly, že schopnosti definované v modelové kompetenci jsou oslovenými veliteli-absolventy Armády České republiky při každodenním velení využívány.
Článek se věnuje vyhodnocení jednotlivých schopností modelové kompetence k vedení lidí pro absolventy Fakulty vojenského leadershipu Univerzity obrany. Tato kompetence představuje výchozí požadavky na velitelské schopnosti pro zvládnutí nároků prvního služebního zařazení po absolvování studia na Univerzitě obrany. Cílem výzkumného šetření bylo modelovou kompetenci vymezit, strukturovat a vyhodnotit na základě zkušeností velitelů z praxe Armády České republiky. Pro získání požadovaných dat bylo využito kvantitativního výzkumu, konkrétně dotazníkového šetření vlastní konstrukce pro dvě skupiny respondentů (velitelé-absolventi a jejich nejbližší nadřízení). Získaná data byla vyhodnocena pomocí parametrické a neparametrické statistické analýzy. Výsledky provedené analýzy prokázaly, že schopnosti definované v modelové kompetenci jsou oslovenými veliteli-absolventy Armády České republiky při každodenním velení využívány.
The article offers for expert discussion research outcomes assessing commanders´ development in the area of leadership for assignments in defense organization. It also evaluates the level of utilization of gained competencies while managing these organizations. Research was conducted from 2017 to 2019 and embraced predominantly surveys among participants of career courses provided by the Centre for Security and Military Strategic Studies of Defense University in the life-long education program. Research outcomes proved limited level of understanding and implementation of leadership theoretical framework in daily business. Additionally, it shows that the implementation of verified leadership processes and principles by middle- and higher-military management fluctuates about the average level. Furthermore, it figured out an insufficient application of all available instruments for people motivation and support including the approach „leading by example“. Finally, it outlined several recommendations for the reinforcement of military personal preparation in the area of leadership for the successful conduct of middle- and higher-managerial position in military organizations. The first and at the same time the most significant step is the recommendation for implementing leadership areas into the Ministry of Defense conceptual documents in the form of vision, strategy and systemic measures.
The article deals with current state of infantry fighting vehicles training and evaluates current status of training documentation (mainly based on own experience). It focuses on the development of crew training mainly based on example of wheeled IFV PANDUR II. The goal of the paper is open a professionally discussion on the topic the IFV´s crew training. Mainly evaluates training maps, which the author regards as essential.