SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) has taken enforcement action against about 4,400 individuals who submitted false SkillsFuture Credit claims.
The Committee for Private Education (CPE) has released the enhanced EduTrust Certification Scheme (EduTrust) standards today. As announced in October 2016, these standards will take effect from 1 June 2017 for all Private Education Institutions (PEIs) that are applying for or renewing their EduTrust certification from that date onwards.
The Committee for Private Education (CPE) will be cancelling the registration of Edes Academy (Edes), a private education institution (PEI), with effect from 9 February 2017.
SINGAPORE, 8 January 2017 – More than 126,000 Singaporeans have used the SkillsFuture Credit to up-skill or re-skill themselves by end December 2016, in the first year of this scheme. 34% of them have tapped on their SkillsFuture Credit more than once. The number of training courses eligible for the SkillsFuture Credit has also increased steadily from more than 10,000 in January 2016 to over 18,000 by December 2016
Singapore, 20 Dec 2016 – The SkillsFuture Fellowships and the SkillsFuture Employer Awards are now open for application. SkillsFuture Singapore announced that individuals and employers who meet the pre-requisites can submit their nominations by 30 April 2017 through the SkillsFuture website at www.skillsfuture.sg from 20 December 2016.
Singapore, 25 November 2016 – The Taskforce for Responsible Retrenchment and Employment Facilitation, was set up in March 2016 to provide timely and effective assistance to retrenched individuals and ensure that employers treat their workers fairly if retrenchment is inevitable. Led by Workforce Singapore (WSG) and comprising representatives from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) and Employment and Employability Institute (e2i).