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Support for professionals in the special needs sector
May 18, 2018
Minister Desmond Lee answers question by Ms Rahayu Mahzam, MP for Jurong GRC, on the training programmes and support structures in place for professionals in the special needs sector
International Symposium on Inclusion in Asset Building - Policy Innovation for Social Impact
Dec 15, 2017
Minister's Speech at International Symposium on Inclusion in Asset Building: Policy Innovation for Social Impact
Age profile of those on Work Support Scheme
Feb 17, 2014
Minister answers question by Mr Chen Show Mao, MP for Aljunied GRC on age profile of those on Work Support Scheme
New Concession Schemes for Workfare Beneficiaries and Persons with Disabilities from 6 July 2014
Jan 16, 2014
The Government will introduce and fund two new concession schemes for Lower-Wage Workers (LWWs) and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) to help fares remain affordable for these two groups, at an expected cost of $50 million a year. The new concession schemes will start on 6 July 2014.
Continuing Professional Development Masterplan
Nov 20, 2013
Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Chan Chun Sing, announced a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Masterplan for the early childhood sector at ECDA’s inaugural Early Childhood Conference today. The CPD Masterplan is a key component of ECDA’s manpower strategies to attract, develop and retain early childhood (EC) professionals, and raise the quality of EC programmes.
Speech at Early Childhood Conference 2013
Nov 20, 2013
Speech by Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Chan Chun Sing, at Early Childhood Conference 2013.
Second Reading of the Child Development Co-Savings
Apr 8, 2013
Closing Speech by Mr Chan Chun Sing, Acting Minister for Social and Family Development
Occupational Therapy Day 2013 cum Launch of Bizlink Cafe@Institue of Mental Health
Jan 11, 2013
Speech by Mdm Halimah Yacob, former Minister of State for Social and Family Development, at the Occupational Therapy Day 2013 cum Launch of Bizlink Cafe @ Institue of Mental Health
$1.7M Paid Out Under Special Employment Credit (SEC) and Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) for Persons with Disabilities
As part of the 2012 Budget Initiatives, the Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) and Special Employment Credit (SEC) were extended to eligible persons with disabilities, and their employers respectively. The objective is to encourage employers to provide more employment opportunities for persons with disability and see this group as a potential workforce.