SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 23 October 2020 – Out of a majority of Singaporeans who study on-line, it has been uncovered that those that are senior leaders of their organisations are the least prone to upskill or reskill just about, in comparison with people in several profession phases. This was one of many key findings in NTUC LearningHub‘s current How Singaporeans Study report.
The survey, which was performed on-line in September 2020 with 450 Singaporean Residents and Singapore Everlasting Residents who had been customers of the LHUB GO on-line studying platform, aimed to uncover insights into how Singaporeans study within the Covid-19 period.
General, 84% of respondents say they study on-line. Out of this inhabitants, ‘entry-level executives’ (37%) made up the biggest section, adopted by ‘enterprise house owners/ self-employed’ (26%), ‘managers’ (15%) and ‘the unemployed’ (10%). Respondents who recognized themselves as ‘assistant director and above’ made up the smallest section of those that say they study on-line (4%).
The report additionally reveals that ‘assistant administrators and above’ favor a blended studying strategy to studying (54%) over in-person (38%) and on-line (8%) modes of studying. As well as, two in three (62%) of them had by no means signed up for a web based studying platform earlier than the ‘circuit breaker’ in April 2020.
Against this, of the ‘assistant administrators and above’ who do upskill, most are prone to upskill as soon as each three months. The highest cause for studying on-line is to ‘achieve a fundamental understanding on matters they’re interested in’ (70%) versus different causes comparable to to ‘upskill’ or ‘reskill’. Furthermore, the highest three matters they study embody ‘management’ (54%), ‘mission administration’ (54%) and ‘design considering’ (46%).
Commenting on the findings, NTUC LearningHub CEO Kwek Kok Kwong says, “On this new world order the place new info and applied sciences are being fielded at an exponential charge, leaders should proceed to study to maintain abreast with occasions. Upskilling ought to be led from the highest; solely then would they’ve the mandatory skillsets and data to steer their groups in innovation and transformation in a quickly altering local weather. Whereas in-person studying will all the time supply better engagement effectiveness and networking alternatives, on-line studying is a good complementary possibility for busy executives who’re attempting to juggle work and life, whereas studying simply in time, simply sufficient, for the fast future.”
To obtain the NTUC LearningHub How Singaporeans Study report, go to https://www.ntuclearninghub.com/how-singaporeans-learn/.
 Statistics are breakdown of the 84% of respondents who study on-line, break up by profession stage
About NTUC LearningHub
NTUC LearningHub was corporatised in 2004 with the imaginative and prescient of reworking the lifelong employability of working folks. We work with each company and particular person purchasers to supply studying options in areas comparable to Infocomm Know-how, Healthcare, Employability & Literacy, Enterprise Excellence, Office Security & Well being, Safety, Human Sources and Overseas Employee Coaching.
Thus far, NTUC LearningHub has helped over 21,000 organisations and achieved over 2.5 million coaching locations throughout greater than 500 programs with a pool of over 600 licensed trainers. As a Complete Studying Options supplier to organisations, we additionally forge partnerships and supply a variety of related end-to-end coaching options and work consistently to enhance our coaching high quality and supply.
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