The actual condition and improvement of continuing education program for military personnel


  • Minhyuk Kim Hanwha Systems
  • Songhyeon Kim Center for Army Analysis and Simulation



military personnel, continuing education, education curriculum, period of education, subject organization, remote education


The continuing education program for military personnel aims to provide mission execution abilities that correspond to their rank and position, as well as equip them with specialized knowledge and job performance abilities at an advanced level. This is a critical educational process for cultivating professional personnel. However, there are areas that require improvement. Therefore, this study conducted surveys, on-site inspections, expert interviews, and literature reviews to identify problems in the continuing education program for military personnel and propose solutions to address them. The issues identified and the corresponding solutions are as follows: First, education programs that have not been developed should be established in consideration of the capabilities of military schools, or external education agencies should be commissioned to provide proper education. Second, the educational period problem can be addressed by shortening the current period or strengthening remote education to reduce in-person education sessions. Third, the curriculum should be developed by periodically calculating the educational effects, importance, and understanding of each subject, and the decision to include one subject in the next education program should be made based on this analysis. Finally, remote education should be converted into a participatory, two-way learning approach that emphasizes learner-centered education and expanded through Internet-based remote education. In addition to these proposed solutions, further research is needed to compare the continuing education systems for military personnel in the army, navy, air force, and Ministry of National Defense, as well as to compare military personnel education systems in the United States. Further research is also needed to conduct detailed analytical studies on continuing education programs for each military personnel rank, considering the military education environment, and develop an education evaluation model.


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Author Biographies

Minhyuk Kim, Hanwha Systems

(First Author) Hanwha Systems, Chief Engineer, [email protected],

Songhyeon Kim, Center for Army Analysis and Simulation

(Corresponding Author) Center for Army Analysis and Simulation, Education Operations Analyst, [email protected],


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How to Cite

Kim, M., & Kim, S. (2023). The actual condition and improvement of continuing education program for military personnel. Journal of Advances in Military Studies, 6(3), 1-28.