Press Releases - 2015


Skillsfuture Credit To Be Available From 1 January 2016

The SkillsFuture Credit will be available to eligible Singaporeans from January 2016, and it can be used for about 10,000 approved skills-related courses across 57 functional areas covering all the key industries. This was announced by Mr Ong Ye Kung, Acting Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills), at the the Lifelong Learning Festival today, held at the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) from 7 to 8 November 2015.

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WDA Launches Innovative Learning 2020 (iN.LEARN 2020) To Drive Learning Innovations In Continuing Education And Training

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. iN.LEARN 2020, a key SkillsFuture initiative, will boost lifelong learning efforts and make learning more accessible, engaging and effective for individuals and organisations.

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Applications For SkillsFuture Study Awards To Open On 20 October 2015

The Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) today announced that applications for the SkillsFuture Study Awards will open from 20 October 2015 onwards.

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Skillsfuture's First Sectoral Manpower Plan (SMP) Unveiled

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) unveiled today a Sectoral Manpower Plan (SMP) to develop a skilled and productive workforce that is ready to support Singapore’s growing hotel industry. This is the first SMP to be launched under SkillsFuture.

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WDA Unveils More Support For Skills Deepening Through Continuous Learning

From 1 October 2015, Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above will enjoy higher course fee subsidies from the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) under the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. More courses will also be available for all individuals to upskill and reskill.

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WDA And SNEF Jointly Launch Blank Enterprise Growth Series Of Masterclasses In Support Of National SkillsFuture Movement

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).

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23 Mar 2023