Press Releases - 2015


New SkillsFuture Earn-And-Learn Programme Leading To Advanced Diploma In Accountancy Offers Alternative Pathway For Polytechnic Graduates To Become Chartered Accountants Of Singapore

To develop the talent pipeline for the fast-growing Accountancy and Financial Services sector, Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) will offer the SkillsFuture* Earn-and-Learn Programme for the Accountancy and Financial Services sector from August 2016.

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Retail Sectoral Manpower Plan Aims To Drive Workforce Transformation And Make Every Retail Job Better

Mr Lim Swee Say, Minister for Manpower, announced the launch of the Retail Sectoral Manpower Plan (SMP) today. 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. Retailers will receive support in strengthening their capabilities to enhance jobs and business models, while employees and students can look forward to better learning and training opportunities.

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SPRING Singapore Launches $45 Million SkillsFuture Mentors Programme To Strengthen SMEs’ Learning And Development Capabilities

Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry), Mr S Iswaran announced that SMEs will be able to tap on a pool of SkillsFuture Mentors to strengthen their learning and development (L&D) capabilities and build up their branding as employers of choice with attractive career development and growth opportunities, during the launch of the programme today.

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Roll-Out Of SkillsFuture Earn And Learn Programme For The Infocomm Sector

The SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme for Software Development developed by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency with Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) for the information and communications technology (ICT) sector, has seen positive interest with a total of 27 polytechnic graduates from Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic, participating in the first run of the programme.

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IE Singapore Extends Overseas Internship Opportunities Under Young Talent Programme To Polytechnic Students

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. 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. The programme, which was previously only available to university students1, have supported over 1,400 students in gaining overseas exposure since 2013.

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SkillsFuture Credit Course Directory Is Now Ready

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. The directory is part of the eventual SkillsFuture Credit portal, which will be ready for use from 1 January 2016.

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23 Mar 2023