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7 early adopters partner ULeap Enterprise to boost workforce capabilities through a closed door, private access for employees to learn bite-sized modules on the go

Launched today, ULeap Enterprise is part of the second phase pilot of ULeap, a mobile learning app by NTUC and e2i for working people to acquire new knowledge quickly through bite-sized short multimedia content.   1 May 2018, Tuesday - As part of the second phase pilot, ULeap will launch ‘ULeap Enterprise’ to bring bite-sized mobile learning to more working people, company by company. It will be a closed door, private access for the respective company’s employees with an aim to boost workforce capabilities. As companies embark on transforming their business in view of digital disruption and technological changes, re-skilling and up-skilling of their employees become integral in progressing forward. ULeap Enterprise addresses four key imminent challenges faced by enterprises today – (i) releasing workers to attend both in-house and external training; (ii) the rate at w ...

Over 80 seafaring cadets graduate from various Certificate of Competency (Special Limit) Programmes

Singapore, 26 April 2018 - The 5th graduation ceremony for Certificate of Competency (Special Limit) programmes took place earlier today at Singapore Polytechnic. Graced by Mr Ng Cher Pong, Chief Executive, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), the event saw a mix of cadets who will embark on their first seafaring careers, as well as those advancing in their careers. Seafarers working on board a ship must have a valid Certificate of Competency (CoC) or endorsement, which complies with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW). In Singapore, these are issued by the Training Standards Department of Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). A CoC is valid for five years and is to be re-validated after, for the holder to qualify for sea service. 409 cadets enrolled to CoC since its launch A total of 10 Deck Off ...

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 ...

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