Verification of the Lifelong Learning Effectivity at the Police Academy of the Czech Republic in Prague in Academic years 2012/2013 – 2015/2016
Dr. Zdeněk Kovařík, CSc., Department of Science and Research PA Czech Republic in Prague
Mgr. Jarmila Chvostková, PA Department of Lifelong Learning in Prague, Czech Republic
This article focuses on the analysis of lifelong learning education results carried out at the Police Academy of the Czech Republic. The analyzed data were collected by means of questionnaire survey conducted among respondents, participants of courses, in the period of 2012/2013 – 2015/2016. Using the descriptive statistical analysis the assessors found out absolute and relative percent occurrences of categorized data of the 2015/2016 period.
The experimental presumption on positive evaluation of crucial features of the assessed courses of 2015/2016 period in comparison with the previous 2012/2013 – 2014/2015 period was verified by using coefficient effect size of difference mean value (Cohen’s d).
Key words: Lifelong learning courses, descriptive statistical analysis, effect size, Cohen’s d, Goodman and Kruskal tau, coefficient β.