Published on 29 Jul 2020

NTU Singapore hosts SkillsFuture@NTU to promote lifelong learning among fresh graduates and mid-career job seekers

NTU Singapore is hosting SkillsFuture@NTU, the first-ever virtual event that is part of the SkillsFuture Month to promote lifelong learning among Singaporeans.

Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for Education and Second Minister for Finance, launched the event in person at The Arc on the NTU Smart Campus today. Some 8,750 virtual participants, including fresh graduates and mid-career job seekers, are participating in the event organised in collaboration with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and supported by all the local universities, polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education.

With the theme Reskilling and Upskilling for a Future-Ready Workforce, SkillsFuture@NTU offers participants 38 online workshops in topics related to reskilling and upskilling, and to help them discover job prospects in diverse industries, such as health care, cyber security, aquaculture, agrifood and 5G technology. The workshops are organised around eight key themes, such as ‘AI In Education’, ‘Future Of Robotics’, and ‘Recareering In An Uncertain World’.

NTU President, Professor Subra Suresh said, “As organisations around the world continue to transform, the nature of work and the skills required change quickly. Individuals need to deepen and refresh their skills continually to stay relevant and take advantage of new opportunities.

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