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NCSS signs MoU with e2i in Landmark Partnership to Further Enhance Capability and Capacity in Social Service Sector

SINGAPORE 20 January 2018 – The National Council of Social Service (NCSS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) to seal a landmark partnership to further enhance capability and capacity in the social service sector through its human capital development group. The MoU was signed at the annual Social Service Institute (SSI) Graduation and Awards Ceremony held this morning by the Chief Executive Officers of e2i and NCSS – Mr Gilbert Tan and Mr Sim Gim Guan respectively. The Guest-of-Honour was Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister at Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister for Manpower and Home Affairs. Through this partnership, both organisations will work together for the career and recruitment needs of the sector. The e2i will bring to the sector enabling capabilities in areas of employability training programmes, funding and oth ...

NTUC’S e2i and LearningHub partner Alibaba Business College and Nanyang International Business College to strengthen the local workforce’s competencies in e-commerce

Alibaba Business College chooses Singapore as the first country out of China, to launch the holistic digital e-commerce skills programme   Singapore, 22 November 2017 – A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is signed by the National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) and LearningHub (LHUB™), Alibaba Business College (ABC) and Nanyang International Business College (NIBC) at the Internet Thinkers’ Conference today to kickstart the partnerships in uplifting e-commerce adoption in Singapore. The MOU signifies the partners’ commitment to collaborate closely to identify and close knowledge and skills gaps of working individuals, business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, and help them deepen their competencies in areas such as the latest e-commerce trends, online retailing, and acquire digital marketing knowledge and skills. Th ...

NTUC’s e2i to forge a lifelong relationship with Singaporeans starting from school and through their lifetime career journey by plugging them into U Career Network ecosystem to boost job opportunities, skills development and career progression

Launched today – ULeap, a mobile learning platform, will be the engine behind UCN that will revolutionise learning for working people.   Singapore, 17 November 2017 - The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) aims to forge a lifelong relationship with all working people throughout their lifetime career journey starting from school by bringing Singaporeans into the U Career Network (UCN) ecosystem to help them in jobs, skills development and career progression; enhanced together with e2i’s close ties with the Industry Trade Associations & Chambers (TACs) Network. This interconnected harmony of networks in e2i builds individual connections from their phases as a student, progressing to their first job and subsequent career growth, mid-career switch and right through to retirement. ULeap Learning Network ULeap (Learning ...

More SMEs to benefit from employment support and skills upgrading to move enterprises towards Industry 4.0 transformation through greater collaboration between e2i and Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI)

Singapore, 3 November 2017 – e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) and Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI) are strengthening ties to help SMEs upskill workers to align with the national SkillsFuture movement and to help enterprises across the 23 sectors in operationalising the Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs) to move towards Industry 4.0 transformation that is brought about by disruptive technologies. This collaboration was affirmed today at a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony between e2i and SCCCI at the first of its kind career fair jointly organised by both parties which saw more than 1,000 job vacancies and 18 Trade Associations (TAs) with 65 SMEs participating. Step-up Industry 4.0 Programme (SIP) @ SCCCI to help SMEs move towards Industry 4.0 Part of the MOU includes reaching out to business owners on e2i’s Step-up In ...

New collaboration to build and strengthen industry workforce capabilities in the transformation of the built environment sector

The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute), the Building Construction and Timber Industries Employees’ Union (BATU) and the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) have come together to pledge commitment to build and strengthen the Built Environment sector’s workforce competencies and capabilities. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed today between the partners to forge closer collaboration to identify and close skills gaps of workers through enhancing their training. This is part of overall efforts to support the transformation of the sector. The Built Environment sector is among the 23 sectors identified by the Committee of the Future Economy to develop roadmaps and bring together relevant stakeholders such as trade associations, unions and the Government to align efforts to transform the sector collectively. BCA and the i ...

Race for Relevance

Race for Relevance

“In the age of technology, even hardware will change and advance very quickly. We have to continuously learn, pick up new things and keep ourselves updated on the latest advancements.” Since her university graduation, Ms Li Danlin has been involved in the production of hardware circuit boards, focusing solely on the physical hardware security solution and its functionality. “During these recent years, the rise in cyber security incidents have caused business disruptions and threats to government agencies. Consumers are growing increasingly concerned, and we need to provide solutions to help them tackle these threats. That’s why I want to expand my knowledge beyond my current scope,” Danlin shared. To adapt in tandem with the fast changes of technology, Danlin was motivated to sign up for the Cyber Security by Design course developed by ST Electronics, one of the many courses ...

Marking a Decade of Career Conversions for the Property &Facilities Management Industry

The Real Estate & Construction Centre and Real Estate & Construction Academy (RECC & RECA) celebrates a decade of equipping mid-career professionals with essential knowledge and skills to join the Property & Facilities Management industry. RECC & RECA has been growing and deepening the competencies of existing industry practitioners for more than two decades. The thriving industry faces a growing demand for professionals with the industry know-how and offers good jobs with career advancement opportunities. Held today at the Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability, Guest-of-Honour, Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say, officiated the graduation of the 10th and 11th cohort of the Property Executive Career Conversion Programme. Over 500 PMETs have undergone training and graduated from RECC & RECA’s career conversion programme since May 2006, and have b ...

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