LearnSG Seed Fund for Enterprises
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Who is it for
SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) will drive and coordinate the implementation of the national SkillsFuture movement, promote a culture of lifelong learning and strengthen the ecosystem of quality education and training in Singapore. Through a holistic system of national SkillsFuture initiatives, SSG enables Singaporeans to take charge of their learning journey in their pursuit of skills mastery.
SkillsFuture is a national movement that provides opportunities for all Singaporeans to develop to their fullest potential at different stages of their lives. Regardless of your starting point, you can realise your goals and aspirations through a holistic system of education and training.
Nurturing a culture of lifelong learning together with the skills, passion and contributions of every individual will drive Singapore’s next phase of development.
Launched in 2013, the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) is one of two Continuing Education and Training campuses (CET) by SkillsFuture Singapore. As a vibrant adult-learning campus, LLI serves as a gateway for in-demand skills training and professional upgrading programmes.
• our workforce in their progression and capability development needs
• employers to address their manpower needs
• CET providers to deliver best-in-class training programmes
The Lifelong Learning Council aims to help people of all ages develop a habit of continual learning for a more purposeful and productive life. We hope to inspire a society that embraces lifelong learning as a way of life.
11 Eunos Road, Singapore, Singapore, Singapore View Map
Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) is a 3 minutes walk from Paya Lebar MRT, accessible via the East-West Line (EW8) and Circle Line (CC9).
Circle Line (CC9), Exit B
Upon exiting, walk straight and you will see LLI on your right after passing Paya Lebar Square.
East-West Line (EW8), Exit A
Upon exiting, turn left and walk straight until you reach Paya Lebar Road.
Then, turn right, walk straight and you will see LLI on your right, after passing Paya Lebar Square.
Are you taking an active role in your community? Here is a wonderful opportunity - No idea is too big or too small. Get funding for up to 90% of project costs, capped at $50,000 (whichever is lower).
So, get together with your colleagues, community of practitioners, subject matter experts or organization and bring your learning ideas to life with the LearnSG Seed Fund.
LearnSG Seed Fund – a $3 million fund set aside for 1 year – aims to grow community-led learning initiatives.
Applications will be open to groups of individuals, organisations, schools and community groups with the following criteria:
Groups must comprise at least two individuals, 18 years old and above with at least one being a Singaporean. Individuals below 18 years old may apply through their schools.
Schools include educational institutions (for example, MOE primary/secondary schools, junior colleges, ITEs, polytechnics, universities and private institutions).
Organisations must be registered in Singapore with the Registrar of Society (ROS) or the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).
Applicants will need to fill in the online application form and submit: Your project proposal, Team members’ particulars, Project budget, Projected timeline, Attach any other supporting documents in .jpeg or .pdf format
After applications are submitted, the Evaluation Committee will get back to you within 1 month from the application submission date.
Should your application be approved, you will sign a Letter of Offer with the Office of Lifelong Learning. Once this is done, you will receive an upfront disbursement of 50% of the approved project cost within approximately two weeks, for you to kick start your project.
At the end of your project, you will receive the remaining 50% of the approved project cost, supported by end of project report and proof(s) of deliverables/outcomes and relevant supporting document(s) such as receipts and invoices.
JOIN an upcoming schedule to learn more
To better understand the big picture
To understand the application process and criteria
To understand the funding mechanism
To explore success stories
To share the outcomes with fellow practitioners and organizations
We are looking for ideas that:
>Build and promote lifelong learning culture
>Impart and encourage work and life skills learning
>Benefit the community and Singapore
To share the learning outcomes with your colleagues, fellow practitioners and organization.
Topics and agenda
1. Participant onboardingDigital | 5 Minutes
Covers navigation, settings, mobile access, house rules and other relevant highlights
To help participants hit the ground running and maximize their learning experience and outcome
2. The BackgroundDiscussion | 15 Minutes
3. The ApplicationKnowledge sharing | 15 Minutes
4. Additional QuestionsFAQ | 15 Minutes
5. Success StoriesSharing Inspiration | 15 Minutes
These are examples of funded projects by organizations, institutions as well as individuals.
To get inspiration and ideas for your own organization
6. Getting StartedDiscussion | 30 Minutes
CEO, Entrepreneur, Chief Architect Learning Circles
PJ is the Chief Architect of Learning Circles and creator of Wiztango.com a Digital Facilitation Technology Platform for Content Originators. He is an American with a global background as an entrepreneur in technology and education management.
In 2002, he founded and for fourteen years successfully managed an in-residence corporate university for Japanese employees of Hitachi Corp, Toshiba, Fujitsu, Yokogawa, Panasonic and 30 global Japanese corporations. The Singapore-based company achieved $8.9M revenue at its peak and had 1,000 Japanese graduates from 25 global-skill development programs.
In the past 25 years, PJ has had pioneering leadership roles in the digital transformation of multiple industries including Pre-Press (Israeli-based Scitex Corp), Photography (Boston-based Leaf Technologies), Printing (Dutch-based Indigo Corp) and Advertising (Boston-based Engage Technologies)
A Senior Manager with Office of Lifelong Learning, SkillsFuture Singapore
LifeLong Learning Movement
The Lifelong Learning Festival is a celebration of lifelong learning through a day of exciting learning activities including free talks and workshop on personal enrichment, health & wellness and work skills. The festival aims to raise awareness and inspire lifelong learning and make every day a learning day for everyone. The event is catered for all walks of life, be it the young in school or the adults at work to the young at heart.
Whether you are a student, a working adult starting out in your career, a professional in your mid-career, or an experienced worker in your silver years – you can access a wealth of resources to help you attain skills mastery.
Nurturing a culture of lifelong learning together with the skills, passion and contributions of every individual will drive Singapore’s next phase of development towards an advanced economy and inclusive society.