Lifelong Education Centre [LEC] is one of the
main workplaces of the Armed Forces Academy [AFA] of General Milan Rastislav
Stefanik which provides lifelong learning. LEC provides training for professional
soldiers, employees of MOD and other government employees. It also practises
educations according to contracts and agreements with partner universities
(universities) and private sector.
In 2011 AFA has performed Lifelong learning of professional soldiers and
personal of the Slovak Defence Department according to the Act. 568/2009
about lifelong learning through career, professional, short professional
courses, intensive maintenance and English language courses. Education
Centre actively subscribes into the process of lifelong learning and arranges
education and training in 116 courses with 1519 participants.
Through the International course
for staff officers - ISOC (International Staff Officers' Course), which
is incorporated into the structure of Education centre, the AFA fulfils
the role as training and education centre for the Partnership for Peace
(PTC - Partnership for Peace Training Centre) countries and provides education
and career training of professional soldiers.