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PM Lee delivering his 2014 National Day Rally speech on 17 August 2014.

Mailbox: Career prospects limited for non-grads

Having a system which brings out the best in everyone, regardless of paper qualifications, will require time and a change of mindset among employers and society in general. 

Singapore Polytechnic students trying out some of the software that will be featured at the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) Labs.

Aspire Committee: Improving the career prospects for poly and ITE students

The Aspire committee notes that the current tertiary education system for poly and ITE students needs to adapt to meet demands of the future and student aspirations.


Joshua Soh (above) is one of the members of the Applied Study in Polytechnics and ITE Review (Aspire) committee.

Not discounting degree

While the Aspire review acknowledges the importance of a degree, it notes that there has to be a match between qualifications and job roles. 

Midterm maritime scholarships on the rise

Firms say current tertiary students can start work sooner, clearer on job paths.

Poly, uni grads' pay gap closing faster

Firms raising salaries of non-grad hires due to tight labour market.