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Two new statutory boards under MOE and MOM to oversee skills and employment

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 14:02
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Two new statutory boards tentatively named SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Workforce Singapore (WSG) wil be formed to move the national focus on skills and employment forward.

[SINGAPORE] Two new statutory boards tentatively named SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Workforce Singapore (WSG) wil be formed to move the national focus on skills and employment forward.

SSG will coordinate the drive for deeper skills and comes, under the Ministry of Education (MOE), while WSG, under the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), will focus on jobs and enterprises, the two ministries said on Tuesday (Jan 12) in a joint press release. The boards are expected to be established by the end of this year (2016) as the reorganisation will require changes to existing laws and must be approved in Parliament.

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