SkillsFuture Forum 2020
Q: Singapore has been looking at reskilling and retraining for a long time. What's really different this time with Covid-19 and how can we be sure that it will be more successful?
THIS year's SkillsFuture Month, taking place during the Covid-19 pandemic, will feature a series of mostly virtual and a few physical events.
ABOUT 1,300 people so far have signed up for the more than 6,500 training places available under the SGUnited Skills Programme, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Friday.
EDUCATION Minister Ong Ye Kung will launch this year's SkillsFuture Month at the SkillsFuture Forum on Friday morning.
IF there is one bright spark from the chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it's the fact that more companies in Singapore have - whether by choice or having their hand forced to some extent - embraced digitalisation in a big way.
COVID-19 has disrupted the world, and forever changed the way we live, work, play, and even how we spend time with our loved ones. Many companies have adopted work-from-home measures to safeguard their people; a wise and practical move which comes with its own set of challenges.
With Budget 2020 including new efforts tohelp this group, a question arises: how different is the challenge that they face today, as tech plays a growing role in the economy? To what extent can the story change?