The Air Force Academy educates cadets to have knowledge, ethics and physical strength necessary to become the future commanders in the aeronautical space area as officers through the four-year education. Of the education, innovative growth of moral character education & training is considered to be the number one task through cultivating "Sungmoo Spirit" symbolized as "Nation" and "Honor" to develop ethics.
Goals of Moral Character Education & Training
- Cultivate the spirit of mature democratic citizens through a honorable life
- Cultivate the spirit of a thorough soldier who holds to the belief of firm victory
- Solidify a figure of a progressive soldier based on creative thoughts
- Cultivate loyalty through internalization of a firm spirit of nationalism
- Cultivate quality of leadership based on future-oriented sense of value
- Carve a seal of Sungmoo Spirit from the Academy through the systematic moral character education
- Main elements of moral character education & training
||Spirit of nationalism(Viewpoint of History)
Spirit of military(Viewpoint of Life and Death)
|Spirit of democratic citizen,
Course of Moral Character Education & Training
Systematic administration of moral character education & training course
- Establish courses that include lecture, reading, practical education, and field training relatively go together.
Moral character education & training is consisted of 3 sections; value, emotion, practice.
- Value education & training: moral education(citizenship, military spirit, etc), honor education, the core values of ROK Air Force, time for commander, special lecture, symposium for character education, reading debate, and editorial & column debate, etc.
- Emotion education & training: individual & group counseling, peer counselor training, psychologic inspection, cultural & athletic activities, and character & leadership training, etc.
- Practice education & training: quarter life according to the grades, the system of self-government, the Sungmoo spirit training, cadets' ceremonies, discipline, voluntary service, etc