is there a need to reorganise WDA into WSG and SSG?
With the reorganisation of WDA into WSG and
SSG, we will be able to better serve the needs of jobseekers, individuals
seeking to advance their careers through upgrading, employers seeking to
upgrade their employees and training providers looking to develop their
This reorganisation enables SSG to better
focus on leveraging the strengths of the Institutes of Higher Learning – ITE,
polytechnics, and universities – as well as private training providers to move
SkillsFuture efforts forward as part of a holistic system of life-long
WSG will focus on helping Singaporeans take
on quality jobs and careers. In particular, it will seek to strengthen the Singaporean
core and promote the development, competitiveness, and employability of the
Singapore workforce, with good matching of manpower supply with industry
is the difference between SSG and WSG?
SSG will coordinate the implementation of
SkillsFuture national movement, which aims to provide Singaporeans with the
opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of
their starting points. SSG will take over some of the functions currently
performed by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and absorb the
Council for Private Education (CPE), an existing statutory board under the
Ministry of Education (MOE).
Workforce Singapore will focus on jobs and
ensuring enterprises can become manpower-lean while remaining competitive and
will remain under the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
Why has the Council of Private Education (CPE) been "absorbed" in SSG?
Putting the regulatory function of CPE
under SSG gives SSG a holistic view of the adult education and training
industry and also allow for a more coordinated approach towards audits and
quality assurance for the private education institutions and adult training
can I find out more about the services and programmes offered by SSG and WSG?
You can drop us queries through SSG/WSG feedback
portal at https://portal.ssg-wsg.gov.sg/feedback
You can also go to the navigation/menu
bar at the top, and click on ‘Programmes and Initiatives’. You will be able to
see a list of programmes and initiatives under SSG and WSG.
If you wish to call us, you can phone:
SSG : 6785 5785
WSG : 6883 5885
are SSG and WSG located?
If you wish to seek employment assistance,
you might want to visit WSG's Careers Connect.
SSG and WSG are currrently located at 1 Marina Boulevard, #18-01, One Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018989.