04 Mar '11, 5pm

[CNA] IDA's 4-year roadmap aims to develop Singapore's infocomm workforce

SINGAPORE : Developing Singapore's infocomm workforce for high-end, high value-add jobs to meet the industry developments - that's the aim of the new four-year infocomm manpower roadmap announced by Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, Lui Tuck Yew at the Singapore Computer Society gala dinner on Friday. The Infocomm Manpower Development Roadmap, Version 2.0 (MDEV 2.0) aims to deepen the capabilities of infocomm professionals, attract and groom infocomm talent and ensure Singapore's role as a leading infocomm hub in Asia. Mr Lui said about 8,000 professionals will be trained over the next two years under the Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme (CITREP) that covers training in areas like cloud computing. The authorities Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) and the Ministry of Education (MOE) will also work closely to promote computing amongst p...

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