As part of our efforts to promote skills upgrading and lifelong learning, Central Singapore CDC will be organising a one-day SkillsFuture Festival to encourage and motivate Singaporeans and PRs of all ages to embark on their lifelong learning journey and acquire Skills for the GOOD of:

SELF : For personal development and lifelong learning;

COMMUNITY : To use your skills to contribute back to the community;

LIFE : Skills that last for life

 

Free Taster Workshops

Date: 6 July 2019, Saturday
Participants will find out the venue of their taster workshops upon confirmation of their attendance at the Registration Booth at the Toa Payoh HDB Hub Atrium.
Each person is entitled to register for up to maximum 2 free taster workshops only.
Organiser reserves the right to make amendments to the workshop details, of which registrants will be notified where necessary.

For Taster Workshops that are full, please proceed to the registration booth to check if there are still vacancies on the day itself.

Introduction to Drawing by Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

This introductory course will highlight techniques such as visualisation, negative spaces and perspective drawing.

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Digital Storytelling by Nanyang Polytechnic

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

To aspiring videographers, learn how to bring your stories to life.

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Deaf Cafe (Sign Language) by LearnSG

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The Deaf Cafe aims to encourage youths and adults to learn about deaf culture through learning sign languages of action words, everyday expression, food & beverages, describing & feeling words, people & relationships.

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Understanding Food Labels by Nanyang Polytechnic

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Debunk nutrition myths and learn to read nutrition labels accurately.

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Introduction to Robotics (Parent-Child Activity) by Brainery Code

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Modify a base robot, and take part in a sumo robot challenge where you'll programme your robot to battle!
*Each family will be limited to 1 robot only, maximum of 4 family members per family.

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SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace by IBM

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Get ready for the future economy where you will be “digitally-ready” to drive digital invention, innovation and change at your workplace.

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Project Upcycle - Upcycled Milk/Juice Paper Carton Pouch by CSCDC

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Design and make a paper carton pouch! Through the workshop, experience the joy of using upcycled paperboards to make something useful. Together, we can move one step closer towards a Zero-Waste lifestyle.

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Creative Jewel Boxes by LearnSG

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Make your very own creative jewel boxes using interesting materials like sequins, soft foam and buttons! Use your creative juices to think out of the box and create interesting patterns or designs on the jewel boxes.

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SkillsFuture Advice (in Mandarin) 技能创前程 + SkillsFuture for the Digital Workplace (in Mandarin) 技能创前程数码简介 by Nanyang Polytechnic

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

技能创前程是专门为新加坡人民更进一步了解事业规划重要性的社区外展计划。数码化科技正在迅速改变我们的生活及工作方式。技能创前程数码简介旨在为新加坡人为未来经济做好准备的国家倡议。

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Silhouette Painting by Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Learn simple basic mixing of colour and value, as well as motor skills on using rolling on stencils. Bring home a painting at the end of the session too!

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Intro to Web Development by Nanyang Polytechnic

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Learn essential tools needed to build real, working websites.

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Glass Painting by LearnSG

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Come create your own unique glass container using different materials and even learn how to sell them!

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Intro to Multicopter (Drone) by Nanyang Polytechnic

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

A multicopter, commonly known as a drone, is a multi-rotor aerial vehicle that has both civil and military purposes. It is easy to manoeuvre and can be used for photography, videography, inspection, security surveillance, search and rescue operations and many others. Come discover its theories, principles and applications. But most of all, learn how to fly a drone!

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SkillsFuture Advice (in English) + Data Analytics Taster by Nanyang Polytechnic

2:45 PM – 4:45 PM

SkillsFuture Advice (SFA) is a community outreach initiative to help more Singaporeans understand the importance of skills upgrading and career planning. Data Analytics: Participants will understand how analytics can be used by organisations to identify new business opportunities and for better decision-making.

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Artificial Intelligence by Ripplecreate

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

"This workshop aims to spark interest and promote basic understanding in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Topics covered include Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Scratch)."

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Design Thinking For An Innovative Workplace (in Mandarin) 设计思维激发工作场所创新能量 by Nanyang Polytechnic

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Embark on a “hands on” experiential learning journey to learn, practise and experiment with design thinking methodologies and techniques. 通过分析和创造性思维的过程培养创新进取的特质以及批判性思维。

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Jewellery Making by LearnSG

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Learn various techniques to make your own personalised piece of designer-inspired jewellery! This workshop teaches the appreciation of jewellery and different materials. Get tips on how to produce your own creations!

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Traditional Knotting by LearnSG

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Learn and preserve the art of tradition knotting, and find out it can be a form of therapy too

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Win the Search by Employment and Employability (e2i)

4:45 PM – 5:45 PM

Calling all jobseekers! Discover practical steps to craft an effective resume and cast a wider net through commonly used job portals to increase your chances of employability! Get tips on how to gain more visibility with employers and explore new methods of job search.

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Home Business – Selling Online by ITE College Central

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Always wanted to start your own online business? Find out the possible business to start from your own home and the key operational considerations. Explore the various online platforms available and learn customer service strategies to ensure a great shopping experience for all!

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Win the interview by Employment and Employability (e2i)

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Calling all jobseekers! Pick up the latest interview techniques and prepare yourselves for challenging interview questions. By applying the right techniques, you can improve your responses and project a more confident self during your interview.

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Coaching through Strengths by Futurasia

5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

Learn to use the strengths-based approach to discover and develop the talents and strengths in youths and young children! Learn what the young (age 2-18) need most and how to coach them to play to their strengths and experience success. Adults who frequently interact or work with the young will find this course empowering.

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Lab on Wheels Cybersecurity Bus by IMDA


The IMDA Lab on Wheels aims to familiarise and introduce frontier tech to working adults to prepare them to be future ready digital citizens in a Smart Nation.Want to experience a mock cyber-attack and the damages it can potentially cause?

Hop on to the Lab on Wheels Cyber Security themed-bus!

Take part in the Cyber Security experience and role play as interns in Critical Infrastructure Companies (e.g. Train Company, Water Utility etc) and take part in a series of challenge-based activities to help you see the potential damage that can happen when a city is under cyber-attack.

Be aware of cyber threats and how you can play your part to defend our society against digital threats in the cyber world and the importance of enhancing personal digital defences.

Each person is entitled to register for 1 session only.

 
 

Stage Schedule

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10:00 AM11:00 AMSmartphone and Cybersecurity by IMDA Digital Inclusion
Covers topics such as cybersecurity tips and [email protected]
11:10 AM11:20 AMWhen Dreams Come True by Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Community Music Group
A community music project featuring a group of learners collaborating with three young musicians from the NAFA School of Music. Original pieces will be performed through improvisation, story sharing, various movements, and body percussion.
11:30 AM12:15 PMData Analytics for Workplace by NYP School of Information Technology
An introduction to business analytics, learn how to identify new business opportunities for your workplace. Find out the tools to harness data, and translate them into practical application that benefits your organisation.
12:30 PM1:00 PMRobotics as a Lifelong Skill by The Brainery Code
Learn about Robotics and witness an exciting robotics challenge!
1:30 PM 2:30 PMArrival of Guest of Honour
3:00 PM 3:45 PMCulinary Demonstration by Celebrity Chef Eric Teo from NYP Asian Culinary Institute
Renowned Celebrity chef, Mr Eric Teo, will be demonstrating a healthy and tasty recipe - “Sliced Fish with Cream on Fresh Watercress”.
4:15 PM 5:00 PMFirst Great Impression by NYP Singapore Institute of Retail Studies
Learn how to put on make-up and get tips to making a first impression that counts!
5:15 PM 6:15 PMCoding for Beginners by NYP School of Engineering
Calling all programming newbies! Learn basic programming concepts, as well as development processes and practices of an application. You will be able to put together simple coding projects in a fun and engaging way!
 

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