SkillsFuture Singapore has issued its first report on the State of the Training Industry. The SAP Skills University Singapore will help to equip fresh graduates and mid-career professionals with critical skills needed in today’s digital economy. He will succeed Mr Ng Cher Pong, who will assume the role as Chief Executive of the National Library Board on the same date. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) has rolled out over 10,000 training opportunities, with close to 700 trainees enrolled in 40 courses under the SGUnited Skills Programme, since its launch at the inaugural SGUnited Jobs and Skills Fair on 3 July 2020. Two new categories are introduced to the SkillsFuture Employer Awards this year – Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and Non-SMEs. © 2021, Government of Singapore Online shopping from a great selection at Movies & TV Store. Studying in the USA earns you a certificate that is highly recognized across the globe. These include introducing the Skills Framework for Media, new partnerships with global media players, and additional funds for Singapore talent to secure regional and international co-productions. We will be planning more intakes of the SGUS courses from Jan/Feb 2021 onwards. As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, the impact on P2P drivers and operators will become more pronounced. The Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) today announced that applications for the SkillsFuture Study Awards will open from 20 October 2015 onwards. © 2019. If you are a graduate with a passion for learning and an interest in a career in primary teaching, this course is for you. Under the programme, individuals can choose either an attachment or a full-time training course. When they use these certificates for job applications, employers will be able to quickly and easily verify these digital certificates through OpenCerts ( To help mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on businesses and position them for recovery, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) will extend enhanced course fee support under the Enhanced Training Support Package (ETSP) to the marine & offshore sector. 1. 35-year-old Yeo Junwei Joel, a freelance training facilitator for Biz HR Solutionz Pte Ltd (Biz HR), was sentenced to 7-weeks imprisonment for abuse of the SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) in 2016. 864 students have participated since 2004. An annual event organised by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA), the conference was attended by over 1,200 educators this year. Individuals, companies and training providers can now refer to a new Skills Framework for Energy and Power. At the same time, these new opportunities are being impacted by technological disruptions. SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace will also be enhanced to include AI content produced by IBM. The inauguration of the centre’s first training programme today with Singapore Polytechnic (SP), was witnessed by Mr. Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Education and Trade and Industry, together with Mr. Martin Hayes, President of Bosch in Southeast Asia, Mr. Roland Keller, Regional President of Bosch Rexroth in ASEAN & Oceania, Mr Ong Tze-Ch’in, Chief Executive of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), and senior representatives from the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), SP, EDB, and JTC. The SkillsFuture Fellowships and the SkillsFuture Employer Awards are now open for application. The Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) today launched the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn programme, which provides a headstart for fresh polytechnic and Institute of Technical Education (ITE) graduates1 in their careers. In line with the objectives of SkillsFuture to support and encourage lifelong learning and help Singapore Citizens (SCs) stay responsive to a changing workplace, and in recognition that mid-career individuals may face greater challenges in undertaking training, the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) will implement enhanced course subsidies for mid-career individuals from 1 October 2015. This is ahead of SkillsFuture Singapore’s official implementation date of 1 October. Ms Pek Siew Gek (Denise) and Mr Tang Yudong (Joxer), former managers of Kings International Business School (KIBS), were convicted of offences under the Private Education (PE) Act on 24 Apr 2019 and 4 Jul 2019. One of these is the first SkillsFuture Work-Study Degree Programme to be delivered in a Place-and-Train mode. The Forum was jointly hosted by the His Excellency Mr Johann Schneider-Ammann, President of the Swiss Confederation and Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, and Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam. A total of 18 Singaporeans and 22 employers received the fourth SkillsFuture Fellowships and SkillsFuture Employer Awards respectively this year. This broad-based involvement signifies everyone being a stakeholder; and the Government will provide a dollar for dollar matching grant for donations raised. There are two new measures by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) to better prepare Singaporeans and enterprises for the digital economy, i.e. 1. Transformation of the industry is expected to achieve a value-add of S$8.3 billion and introduce 2,000 new PMET jobs by 2020. Employers from the Food Services and Retail sectors can look forward to more Government support to sustain growth and overcome manpower crunch as they tackle the challenges of a changing labour market landscape. Republic Polytechnic (RP) welcomed the largest SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (ELP) cohort, with 48 fresh diploma graduates enrolled in its first intake of the ELP for Hotel Sector. Under this package, employees will benefit from more than 13,000 highly-subsidised training places. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) has improved its ability to detect and act against suspected fraudulent claims, while ensuring that genuine grant applications continue to benefit from good service standards. The SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace was launched today by the Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills), Mr Ong Ye Kung. Microsoft and Generation are partnering Digital Industry Singapore (DISG), Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) to upskill, place, and fill demand for tech-enabled jobs for up to 1,000 Singaporeans as part of the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) has taken enforcement action against about 4,400 individuals who submitted false SkillsFuture Credit claims. SPRING Singapore will work with partners in key sectors to build up a pool of SkillsFuture mentors who will help SMEs develop the potential of their workforce. International Enterprise (IE) Singapore signed five MOUs today, extending overseas internship opportunities under the Young Talent Programme (YTP) - Market Immersion programme to students of all five polytechnics in Singapore. SkillsFuture is a national movement that seeks to develop skills for the future and help Singaporeans build a future based on skills mastery. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) will continue to expand the work-learn pathways available and is launching a new SkillsFuture Work-Learn Bootcamp and six new ELPs. Singapore’s first Skills Framework for IP – a world first – was also launched at the two-day conference which attracted more than 3,500 participants from over 45 countries. Led by Nanyang Polytechnic and supported by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), the Centre is a collaboration with the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET), and the German Chamber of Industry & Commerce (IHK Akademie). Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with five other IP Offices and an overseas media organisation will be inked, bridging the innovation ecosystems with the international communities and supporting the translation of ideas and IP into products and services. Employment outcomes of the 2017/18 cohort are similar to those of the 2016/17 cohort. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) will enhance the EduTrust Certification Scheme for Private Education Institutions (PEIs) to recognise those with good track records. The Government will make further top-ups to their SkillsFuture Credit at regular intervals. To empower Singapore Citizens (SCs) in their learning and skills development, the Government will create a SkillsFuture Credit for all SCs aged 25 and above. To mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the aerospace industry, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) have jointly announced the extension of the Enhanced Training Support Package (ETSP) to the aerospace sector. WDA has referred the matter to the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force. The top-up was announced in Budget 2020. Organised by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), the second edition of the SkillsFuture Festival will be 6-week long and will feature more than 350 learning activities that cater to companies and all Singaporeans. SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme Under this programme, fresh ITE and polytechnic graduates will get placed with employers and learn through structured on-the-job training and institution based training. To help mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Workforce Singapore (WSG), together with the Singapore Hotel Association (SHA) and the Food, Drinks and Allied Workers Union (FDAWU), have jointly announced various support measures for the tourism sector. Under this earn-and-learn programme, students continue to upskill themselves through certified diploma courses, where they develop competencies and bridge theory and practice. Although our writing service is one of the cheapest you can find, we have been in the business long enough to learn how to maintain a balance between quality, wages, and profit. The enhancements in these internship programmes will better support structured learning at the workplace. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. The awards were presented by the Patron for both awards, President Halimah Yacob. The Institute for Adult Learning (IAL), which is currently an institute under SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), will be restructured into an autonomous institute within the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), with effect from 1 April 2019. This is in line with the additional national measures announced in response to COVID-19 on 3 April 2020. Developed by SPRING Singapore and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) in consultation with industry stakeholders and unions, the Retail SMP builds a future-ready retail workforce with the skills required to support the sector’s transformation. These new programmes will be offered in collaboration with employers in Singapore. 1. The Fund will comprise donations from employers, unions, the public and the Government. Last updated on 22 January 2021. The SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme for energy and chemicals sector will give the first batch of 26 trainees a head-start in their careers. A total of 50 companies today signalled their support for the national SkillsFuture movement through a SkillsFuture Employers’ Pledge Ceremony organised by the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) and supported by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA). Trainees will also benefit from employment facilitation efforts offered through various national career centres, along with the Employment & Employability Institute and Workforce Singapore. This was announced by the Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Chairman of SkillsFuture Council, at the Singapore Budget 2015. It is open to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents who meet the eligibility criteria. The Young Talent Programme (YTP) helps young talent have a meaningful international immersion experience and to better prepare them for future global careers. Find Nigerian News, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Sports, Music, Events, Jobs, SME Listings and much more. More than 400 Singaporeans will have opportunities to deepen their skills in advanced manufacturing techniques through a new series of customised masterclasses. The Earn and Learn programme is a work-study programme designed to give fresh graduates from polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) a head-start in careers related to their discipline of study. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) together with the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the Institute for Adult Learning (IAL) announced a slate of new initiatives as part of a joint effort to accelerate the transformation of Singapore’s Training and Adult Education (TAE) sector. In the education sector, SkillsFuture efforts include strengthening education and career guidance in schools, enhancing internships to better students' learning at the workplace, and launching the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme to provide fresh graduates from the polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) a head-start in their careers. Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr Chan Chun Sing, today announced the launch of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore’s (IPOS) subsidiary – IPOS International – at the opening ceremony of IP Week @ SG 2019. The PGCE Primary Education degree is a one year course that leads to the award of qualified teacher status. Developed by a multi-agency team together with industry partners, unions and trade associations, the ITM maps out strategies that will build the aerospace industry of tomorrow. IBM (NYSE: IBM) and SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) have introduced the “”, a skills programme targeted at mid-career professionals as part of SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme -Company Training. The annual survey aims to help students make better informed decisions on their education choices. Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister for Social and Family Development, announced that two new categories of the study awards are open for applications during the SG Enable Training and Career Fair 2016 held at the Enabling Village. Developed by SPRING Singapore (SPRING) and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) in consultation with industry stakeholders and unions, the five-year SMP contains strategies and initiatives to make every job better, reduce reliance on manual labour and build skills for local workers to progress in the Food Services sector. This is critical in supporting ECDA’s strategies to attract and retain passionate early childhood professionals by providing them with realistic and meaningful exposure to working in the sector. With international tourist arrivals forecasted to hit 18.1 million, and tourism receipts expected to reach S$27.6 billion this year, job opportunities in the Attractions, MICE and Tour & Travel will continue to grow and evolve. First launched in 2015, the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (ELP) has seen steady progress. The Skills Framework for Design was launched by Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing this morning, at the inaugural Design Conversations 2019. Closer to Jan/Feb 2021, we will email and invite you to the virtual course briefings It provides them with more opportunities to build on the skills and knowledge they acquired in school after graduation, and to better support their transition into the workforce. This increase is partly driven by the launch of the national SkillsFuture movement. Accreditation will be revoked and funding from SSG will cease for all their WSQ courses for the same period. These credits will not expire, but can only be used for education and training initiated by individuals, to offset course fees. The Research Path objective is for undergraduate students to earn what they learn by integrating into research, developing hotly-demanded research skills, and graduating with concrete research results. The LSTP will equip the landscape workforce with the higher value skills necessary for greenery and landscape management in Singapore’s biophilic City in a Garden. Starting today, Singaporeans can access the SkillsFuture Credit course directory to explore the list of skills-based courses which will be eligible for SkillsFuture Credit. Senior Minister of State, Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Transport, Mrs Josephine Teo unveiled the Sectoral Manpower Plan for the public bus industry today. The Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) today launched the $27 million national Innovative Learning 2020 strategy (iN.LEARN 2020) to drive innovation in Continuing Education and Training (CET) and support the transformation of the CET landscape. EC educators who have been nominated by their employers and successfully accepted into the new Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Leadership (ADECL) programme can apply for the SkillsFuture Study Award. Following recent audits conducted by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA), three training providers, Biz HR Solutionz Pte. An initiative under the national SkillsFuture movement, the programme will enable students of Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic to gain global exposure with local and international companies. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), with support from the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), launched a new programme today, to train 300 Singaporeans to support the development of the Smart Estates ecosystem in Singapore. The new Advanced Manufacturing (AM) continuing education and training (CET) strategy comprises key initiatives that cover talent attraction, retention and skills development to ensure a skilled and ready Singapore AM workforce. National efforts led by MOE and WDA will be coordinated across public sector agencies, and in collaboration with industry partners. SkillsFuture Singapore has accorded the highest award to five Adult Education (AE) professionals who set the benchmark for quality and excellence, and who serve as role models. A tripartite Council for Skills, Innovation and Productivity (CSIP) will be established with effect from 20 May 2016, to take forward the efforts undertaken to date by the SkillsFuture Council and the National Productivity Council (NPC). To build on ITE’s core strength where students learn by doing, ITE will be offering four new Work-Learn Technical Diploma (WLTD) Programmes, starting from April 2018. B21. The CSIP will also develop and implement the Industry Transformation Maps announced in Budget 2016. In particular, P2P operators have observed a sustained drop in ridership of over ~20%, and drivers have seen significant declines in their earnings. Starting from this year, all graduates will receive digital certificates for (i) N, O and A Levels, (ii) ITE qualifications, (iii) diploma and degree qualifications from polytechnics, LASALLE College of the Arts (LASALLE), Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), Autonomous Universities (AUs) and the National Institute of Early Childhood Development (NIEC), as well as (iv) Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ). Salaried teacher training - options for receiving on-the-job training while earning a salary include postgraduate teaching apprenticeships, School Direct (salaried), Teach First (for graduates with a 2:1 or above) and the salaried PGCE delivered by The Open University, Wales (Wales only). Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry), launched the Aerospace Industry Transformation Map (ITM) today in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the Seletar Aerospace Park (SAP) at the JTC Aerospace Networking Night. The five polytechnics, Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and five retailers today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to integrate the Enhanced Internship with the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme. It will provide a conducive environment to support Continuing Education and Training (CET) partners and practitioners in their efforts to cultivate collaboration and experimentation, build capabilities and establish network to develop innovative learning solutions that would benefit learners and the CET Community. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) will implement three new initiatives that will uplift the overall quality of the Training and Adult Education (TAE) sector, and boost the development of TAE professionals. 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