Ngee Ann Polytechnic partners Temus for blended digital transformation and training initiative


The polytechnic will co-develop platforms using AI and data, while upskilling staff to deploy these digital products and services in partnership with Temus

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 27 October 2022 – Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) and Temasek-backed digital transformation company Temus inked an agreement today to upskill NP’s employees who perform IT-related roles and work on IT-related projects. The upskilling programme will take a blended approach, involving on-the-job training and co-development of digital solutions for deployment across the campus.


Ngee Ann Polytechnic started in 1963 and is today one of Singapore’s leading institutions of higher learning with over 13,000 enrolled students in close to 40 disciplines. It seeks to develop students with a passion for learning, values for life, and competencies to thrive in a global workplace. The polytechnic also supports Continuing Education and Training (CET) through its CET Academy, which offers a wide range of part-time programmes and short courses. It works closely with industry partners to curate programmes for emerging skills, develop talent pipeline for the industries and help adult learners stay agile in today’s rapidly changing global economy.

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Step IT Up x Temus is an accelerated ‘hire, place, and train’ programme aimed at growing digital talents for Singapore. The programme was launched in August 2022 and will benefit 400 people from non-tech backgrounds over the next three years. Step IT Up has been successfully conducted across multiple countries since its inception 8 years ago by Temus’ strategic partner, UST. Beyond Singapore, the programme has run in the United States, Mexico, Poland, Australia, Costa Rica, and Israel.

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