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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

Ms Heng Win June
MOE ECG Counsellor
Available every Monday @ Counsellors’ Office 
Time: 9.00am -5.00pm
E: Heng_WIN_JUNE@schools.gov.sg

Kindly email for an appointment!

MOE ECG Resources

General Information

Information on Secondary Education

Information on Post-Secondary Education


Information on Pre-University Education

Online Resource

  1. Future Of Work
  2. ‘Young entrants to the workforce must look the part, speak the part’ – Channel News Asia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    ‘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

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

    ‘Top poly graduates choose work over university’ - TNP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    ‘Innovation ecosystem support key to startup growth, job creation’ – Business Times
     
    ‘Out of work and out of luck in search for full time jobs’ – Straits Times

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

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

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

    ‘15000 rail workers needed by 2030’ – Straits Times

    “Design has nothing to do with art”: Design legend Milton Glaser dispels universal misunderstanding – Quartz Media
  3. Future of Education 
    ‘Pay attention to lifelong learning’ – Straits Times

  4. ‘Sixth university for Singapore to focus on lifelong learning’ – Straits Times

    ‘Are junior colleges relevant? How a JC dropout got into med school via polytechnic’ – Channel News Asia

    ‘Singapore’s tertiary bodies revamp courses to meet needs of future economy’ – News Asiaone

    ‘Private schools to meet higher standards’ – News Asiaone

    ‘Refining the culture of learning’ – Straits Times

    ‘Varsities open more places for non-academic talents’ – Straits Times

  5. Personal Growth
  6. ‘UOB chief’s advice to young people: invest in yourself’ – Straits Times http://www.straitstimes.com/business/companies-markets/uob-chiefs-advice-to-young-people-invest-in-yourself 

    This is the right answer to ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ in an Interview – Inc.com 

    ‘8 Habits of the Most Resilient People’ – Inc.com 

    ‘It’s not unusual to get your dream job – and then hate it’ - BBC 

    ‘What it means when you can’t answer the question, What do you want to be when you grow up? – TED Ideas