Policy & Economy

Budget debate: More places for adult learners on the cards, new transition programme for mid-career workers

SINGAPORE – There will be more opportunities for mid-career Singaporeans to go back to school and get a degree as the Ministry of Education (MOE) studies the possibility of a higher lifetime cohort participation rate in education.

It is considering allowing more working adults to get places in government-funded degree programmes, said Education Minister Chan Chun Sing at the Budget debate in Parliament on Monday (March 7).

MOE will also launch a SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme to help Singaporeans get skills training, he added.

To read more : The Straits Times

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