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Education and Career Guidance


Education and Career Guidance (ECG) facilitates the acquisition of necessary knowledge, skills and attitude that will enable students to gain a better self-awareness; explore viable educational and career pathways; make informed decisions and to develop an action plan to achieve their career aspirations.

ECG Key Messages


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ECG Counselling


ECG Counselling provides dedicated support for graduating students who have yet to identify their career interests, select post-secondary educational institutions/subject combinations and/or require assistance with JAE application:

ECG Services

 
1. Individual Consultations for Students and/or Parents

• Identifying Career Interests, Personality Strengths, Skill Strengths, Values
• Selecting Upper Secondary Subject Combinations
• Exploring Post-Secondary Educational Pathways & Institutions (IB, A-Levels, Diploma JCs & Polys.)
• Choosing JC Subject Combinations
• Understanding University Admissions
• Preparing for School Admission Exercises (ie., DSA-JC, Poly EAE, PFP, DPP, JAE)
• PTM ECG Enquiries
• Applying for Scholarships
• Resume & Interview Skills
• Personality Profile Interpretations
2. ECG Workshops/Talks
3. Online & Print Resources 

Contact Details


Dr Piriya Sasajala
MOE ECG Counsellor
Available every Thursday @ Counsellors’ Office
Time: 9.00am -5.00pm

Kindly email for an appointment!

MOE ECG Resources


General Information


ECG Website: www.moe.gov.sg/ECG


Singapore’s Education System: www.moe.gov.sg/SG-edu-system


Schoolbag Website: Schoolbag.sg


MOE Financial Assistance Scheme: www.moe.gov.sg/FAS


The Next Step Forward (ebook): www.moe.gov.sg/the-next-step-forward


ECG Parent Guide – Journeying with Our Children, Achieving Their Aspirations:

www.moe.gov.sg/ECG-parent-guide




Information on Secondary Education


About Secondary Education: www.moe.gov.sg/Sec-Edu


Secondary School Education Booklet (in 4 languages): www.moe.gov.sg/Sec-Sch-Edu-Booklet


Considerations when choosing Schools and Making Secondary One Options: www.moe.gov.sg/Sec1-Options



Information on Post-Secondary Education


Post-Secondary Education Options: www.moe.gov.sg/post-sec


Post-Secondary School Brochure: www.moe.gov.sg/post-sec-brochure


Direct School Admission – Junior Colleges: www.moe.gov.sg/DSA-JC


Early Admissions Exercise: www.moe.gov.sg/early-admission-exercise


Joint Admissions Exercise: www.moe.gov.sg/JAE


What’s Next (After O-Level): www.moe.gov.sg/what’s-next


Through-train Pathways for N(A) Students: https://www.moe.gov.sg/education/post-secondary/through-train-pathways-for-normal-(academic)students


Polytechnic Foundation Programme: https://pfp.polytechnic.edu.sg/PFP/index.html


Direct Entry Scheme to Polytechnic Programme: https://www.ite.edu.sg/wps/portal/definitely-des/

What’s Next (After N-Level): www.moe.gov.sg/what’s-next


ITE Early Admissions Exercise: https://www.ite.edu.sg/wps/portal/fts.admission.ft



Information on Pre-University Education


Pre-University Education: www.moe.gov.sg/PreU


GCE ‘A’ Level Curriculum: www.moe.gov.sg/A-Curriculum


Online Resource

1. Future Of Work


‘Young entrants to the workforce must look the part, speak the part’ – Channel News Asia

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/commentary/commentary-young-entrants-to-the-workforce-must-look-the-part-8992208?cid=fbcna

 

‘Financial sector jobs in focus as middleman role under threat’ – Business Times

http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/top-stories/financial-sector-jobs-in-focus-as-middleman-role-under-threat?xtor=CS3-24

 

‘Want a job in 2025? These are the sectors to focus on’ – World Economic Forum

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/09/job-in-2025-skills-sectors-to-focus-on?utm_content=buffer98dac&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

‘A new gateway to the American Dream: Skills, not degrees’ – Today Online

http://m.todayonline.com/commentary/new-gateway-american-dream-skills-not-degrees

 

‘Work stint gives students a taste of life on the job’ – Straits Times

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/education/work-stint-gives-students-a-taste-of-life-on-the-job

 

‘Employers are going soft: the skills companies are looking for’ – World Economic Forum

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/02/employers-are-going-soft-the-skills-companies-are-looking-for?utm_content=bufferbb9c2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

‘Where machines could replace humans – and where they can’t (yet)’ - McKinsey

http://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/digital-mckinsey/our-insights/where-machines-could-replace-humans-and-where-they-cant-yet

 

‘Nursing on the front line: Rewards and Challenges’ – Channel News Asia

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/nursing-on-the-front-line-rewards-and-challenges-8925718

 

‘What are the 21st – century skills every student needs? – World Economic Forum

http://wef.ch/2m2cxmd

 

‘Future gazing: For the ambitious graduate who wants a fast track to the top, the management trainee programme is likely to be in his sights’ – Business Times

http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/brunch/future-gazing?xtor=CS3-24

 

‘He will finally be an inspector thanks to Singapore Police Force’s unified rank scheme’ – Straits Times

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/he-will-finally-be-an-inspector-thanks-to-scheme?&utm_source=whatsapp&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=addtoany

 

‘Top poly graduates choose work over university’ - TNP

http://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore/top-poly-graduates-choose-work-over-university?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#link_time=1494204464

 

‘Skills, not degree, at a premium now’ – Today Online

http://bit.ly/2qJ5zIN

 

‘Gig Work Doesn’t Have to Be Isolating and Unstable’ – Harvard Business Review

http://trib.al/fdgEH71

 

‘A growing number of people think their job is useless’ – World Economic Forum

http://wef.ch/2qDnYnp

 

‘Wanted: Gazelle startups, not zombies’ – Business Times

http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/technology/wanted-gazelle-startups-not-zombies?xtor=CS3-24

 

‘Do justice to your job instead of searching for the perfect one’ – Straits Times

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/do-justice-to-your-job-instead-of-searching-for-the-perfect-one-chan-chun-sing

 

‘Shortage of skills, not jobs could cause future unemployment to rise’ – Straits Times

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/shortage-of-skills-not-job-could-cause-future-unemployment-to-rise-lim-swee-say?xtor=CS3-17

 

‘Microsoft’s CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here it is in 1 Sentence’ – Inc.com

https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/microsofts-ceo-just-gave-some-brilliant-career-advice-here-it-is-in-one-sentence.html

 

‘The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions’ - BBC

http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20170424-the-next-generation-of-jobs-wont-be-made-up-of-professions

 

‘What skills does Singapore need for the future economy? – Today Online

http://www.todayonline.com/daily-focus/education/what-skills-does-singapore-need-future-economy

 

‘Fresh grads in social work get much better pay now’ – Straits Times

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/fresh-grads-in-social-work-get-much-better-pay-now

 

‘Innovation ecosystem support key to startup growth, job creation’ – Business Times

http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/technology/innovation-ecosystem-support-key-to-startup-growth-job-creation?xtor=CS3-24

 

‘Out of work and out of luck in search for full time jobs’ – Straits Times

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/out-of-work-and-out-of-luck-in-search-for-full-time-jobs?login=true&xtor=CS3-17

 

‘Banks tussle for the brightest from the Class of 2017 – Business Times

http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/banking-finance/banks-tussle-for-the-brightest-from-the-class-of-2017?xtor=CS3-24

 

‘Watch what you post online, it could hurt your job hunt’ - TNP

http://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore/watch-what-you-post-online-it-could-hurt-your-job-hunt

 

‘Contract work on the rise in Singapore’ – Business Times

http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/companies-markets/contract-work-on-the-rise-in-singapore-says-robert-walters-ceo?xtor=CS3-24

 

‘15000 rail workers needed by 2030’ – Straits Times

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/transport/15000-rail-workers-needed-by-2030?xtor=CS3-18

 

“Design has nothing to do with art”: Design legend Milton Glaser dispels universal misunderstanding – Quartz Media

http://qz.com/823204/graphic-design-legend-milton-glaser-dispels-a-universal-misunderstanding-of-design-and-art/