Notwithstanding the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, NP continued to roll out new initiatives and partner industry players in a bid to better prepare our students and adult learners for an increasingly digitalised and volatile workplace.
We provided students with opportunities to acquire emerging skills and competencies to put them in good stead in the future economy. We also revamped our course offerings and introduced new pathways to align them with industry needs and achieve better learning outcomes for students.
We offered support to our students and fresh graduates who were impacted by the pandemic and developed innovative healthcare solutions to help fight COVID-19. We also came up with Work Smarter initiatives where we harnessed smart technology and our ingenuity to make learning meaningful and overcome the operational challenges posed by the pandemic. Our campus social enterprise Dialogue in the Dark also pivoted by delivering its programme online to ensure business continuity.
The need to reskill and upskill is especially urgent in a world that is changing rapidly. With the help of the enhanced training support package and the Government’s SGUnited Skills initiative, we were able to ramp up our CET offerings and rolled out several courses under the Self-Employed Person (SEP) Training Support Scheme last year.
We built the capabilities of our staff to enable them to deliver engaging and effective lessons online and pilot several projects to facilitate students’ learning. We also rolled out technology-driven initiatives that deliver greater outcomes.
We continued to collaborate with industry partners to build and strengthen partnerships that open doors to exciting learning opportunities for both students and staff of NP, as well as the industry.