The Straits Times-Ministry of Education National Current Affairs Quiz is running from March 27 to Jul 31. Its presenting sponsor is the Singapore Press Holdings Foundation.
As part of the outreach programme, 12 primers on various current affairs issues are published in the Opinion section of The Straits Times every Monday. The paper's journalists discuss issues of national concern, offering unique Singaporean perspectives on these topics.
The first, published on March 27, focused on skills needed for jobs of the future. Here are more stories from The Straits Times archives about Singapore initiatives helping students and workers to level up their skills.
If you have a question about the initiatives, you might like to email us at askST@sph.com.sg.
Click here (http://www.straitstimes.com/tags/the-big-quiz) for more stories about The Big Quiz.
Research by: Singapore Press Holdings' Information Resource Centre
Committee on the Future Economy
The Straits Times, Feb 19, 2017
Imagining the future: What would Singapore be like in 2030
The Straits Times, Feb 10, 2017
Committee on the Future Economy outlines 7 strategies to take Singapore forward
Committee on the Future Economy report: Support workers in lifelong learning journey
The Straits Times, Feb 5, 2017
Learning culture ensures workers have the right skills
Committee of Supply
The Straits Times, March 7, 2017
Industry Transformation Maps
The Straits Times, Feb 21, 2017
The Straits Times, Jan 18, 2017
Road maps to transform 17 industries on the way
Road map for precision engineering industry targets 3,000 more jobs for PMETs in new growth areas
SkillsFuture - lifelong learning
The Straits Times, Feb 17, 2017
126,000 learn new skills using SkillsFuture Credit
The Straits Times, Feb 6, 2017
The Straits Times, Aug 6, 2016
Boost for lifelong learning
The Straits Times, July 30, 2016
Learning through life rather than exams