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News and Highlights
Ushering in an Auspicious Lunar New Year with the Adult Educators’ Community
On 23 February 2018, the SP Adult Educators’ Community (AEC) held its annual Chinese New Year Lohei Dinner at the Singapore Polytechnic Graduates’ Guild (SPGG). This annual gathering for adjunct lecturers is to celebrate a year of many achievements and to welcome a new year of promise.
Ecosystem of TAE, Adult Educators and Skills Frameworks
As part of the Adult Educator’s Community (AEC) Lecture Series, PACE invited Mr Thomas Yeo, Managing Director of CET Global, to share about the importance of the Skills Framework and how it benefits adult educators and shapes the training & education ecosystem.
SP Play a Key Role to Providing Training Opportunities with the Launch of SkillsFuture Series
Singapore Polytechnic has recently participated and supported the new SkillsFuture Series courses announced by Education Minister (Higher Education and Skills) Ong Ye Kung on Saturday, October 28 at the Lifelong Learning Festival. Courses are provided based on respective expertise.
Specialising in Advanced Manufacturing where skills are in demand, Singapore Polytechnic will cover areas like Industrial Internet of Things (IoT), Additive Manufacturing, Robotics and Automation. Averaging about 25 hours, the courses are tiered across three (3) proficiency levels – Basic, Intermediate and Advanced with fees ranging from S$100 to S$800. However, with SkillsFuture Singapore subsidies and other schemes designed for SMEs and Mid-career enhancements, most of the course fees can be reduced by 70-90% for Singaporeans and Singapore PRs. According to the Education Minister, Ong Ye Kung, the new courses will first target 10,000 Singaporeans and are aligned with Industry Transformation Maps (ITM) covering 23 industries of higher economic importance which could train some 50,000 Singaporeans annually by 2020.
Memorandum of Co-operation Signed between Singapore Polytechnic and The Singapore Contractors Association Limited
Singapore Polytechnic signed the Memorandum of Co-operation with The Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL) at the SCAL HR Seminar that took place on Thursday, November 2 at the Lifelong Learning Institute.
In conjunction with the signing ceremony, the SCAL HR Seminar shares practical tips and key features of good HR practices on how to develop HR competencies and leveraging on technologies. Speakers are local experts and industry leaders who led discussions focusing on Built Environment such as Building Workplaces of Choice for Industry Transformation, Employment Standard Compliance Audit, Benchmarking HR Professionals to be Future-ready and Digital Disruptions Impacting HR.
e2i Co-organised with PACE Proudly Launch the Inaugural Robotics Day
PACE Academy at SP proudly associates with the launch of Employment & Employability Institute, e2i's Robotics Day that took place on 9 October 2017. e2i’s newly developed guidebook -- “Robotics For SMEs” in collaboration with Singapore University of Social Sciences and SUTD Singapore University of Technology & Design was also introduced at the event and will be available soon.
Participants learnt about AI-enabled technologies and built up fundamental skills in software programming!”
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