Press Releases - 2018


IMDA Launches Initiatives To Grow Digital Capabilities And Media Talent To Go Global

The Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) today unveiled a series of new initiatives to enhance the vibrancy of Singapore’s media ecosystem. 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.

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Refresh And Boost Chinese Language And Business Culture Skills With SkillsFuture Singapore, HCEG, And PA

Senior Minister of State for Trade & Industry, and Education, Mr Chee Hong Tat, announced a collaboration between SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), Han Culture and Education Group (HCEG) and People’s Association (PA) to equip Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Singaporeans with the skills necessary for engaging in business with Chinese partners.

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Enhancements To SkillsFuture Singapore's Fraud Risk Management System

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.

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Institute For Adult Learning To Be Restructured As Autonomous Institute Within Singapore University Of Social Sciences

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. The restructuring will further strengthen the quality of Continuing Education and Training (CET).

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New Skills Framework For Wholesale Trade Sector Maps Out Career Pathways, Emerging Jobs And Competencies Needed

The new Skills Framework for Wholesale Trade, launched by Dr Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry today, offers employers and employees in this sector with a comprehensive guide to plan their career paths, identify suitable training programmes and develop new skills required for the jobs. It is jointly developed by Enterprise Singapore, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Workforce Singapore (WSG), in consultation with employers, industry associations, training providers and unions. The framework is one of the strategies under the Wholesale Trade Industry Transformation Map that was rolled out by Enterprise Singapore in 2017 to help more trading companies adopt digital technology and internationalise.

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Oracle And SkillsFuture Singapore Collaborate to Strengthen Singapore’s Talent Economy

Oracle and SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today at Oracle’s IMPACT Innovation Summit. Witnessed by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry & Ministry of Education, Mr Chee Hong Tat, the signing marked the start of Oracle’s collaboration with SSG and its support for the national SkillsFuture movement in Singapore.

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23 Mar 2023