From The Straits Times archives: Helping students and workers earn jobs and skills

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.

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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