29 May 2019
Singapore Polytechnic has established an adult education academy called PACE Academy, which stands for Professional Adult Continuing Education.
PACE Academy provides certifiable courses leading to Part-Time Diplomas and Post Diplomas. PACE also offers many short and targeted skills training courses for individuals and corporations, such as Earn and Learn Programmes (ELP), Professional Conversion Programmes (PCP), as well as Attach and Train (ANT) Programmes.
Ms Jasmine Ng is one such student who has returned to school to further her education and increase her employability, She is studying for the Specialist Diploma in Enhanced HR Skills under the PACE Academy.
According to senior lecturer Ms Juliana Ong, the course aims to help working adults in any industry deepen their HR knowledge and skills in HR Technologies, HR Analytics, Design Thinking and Positive Psychology.
The course adopts a variety of teaching approaches to enhance students’ learning. The learning pedagogies comprise a combination of lectures, tutorials, e-learning, role-plays, case studies, presentations and practical hands-on activities.