PSB Academy was named Winner for disciplines in Accounting, Audit & Taxation, Computer Science / IT, Engineering, Languages / Literature, Science, Tourism & Hospitality at the JobsCentral Learning Training Education and Development (TED) Awards 2019.
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 29 November 2019 - PSB
Academy (PSBA), one of Singapore's leading private education institutions (PEI),
announced today its achievement of six industry award wins at the JobsCentral
Learning TED Awards this year. The
awards recognise the institution's achievements at the higher education level,
namely, their Diploma,
/ PhD and Professional
PSB Academy was named 'Winner in Higher Education' for disciplines in Accounting, Audit & Taxation, Computer Science / IT, Engineering, Languages / Literature, Science, Tourism & Hospitality at the JobsCentral Learning Training Education and Development (TED) Awards 2019.
The TED Awards seek
to assess education providers on their abilities in addressing learning needs
and solving learning challenges by demonstrating success in conceptualizing and
delivering category specific learning initiatives.
A year of industry firsts
These award wins
dovetail with PSBA's efforts to deliver on its mandate to unite industry with
academia to produce progressive curriculum that will adequately equip students
for today's workforce.
In less than two
years since the institute's partnership with the EC-Council was penned, their
School of Engineering and Technology was awarded the EC-Council Circle of
Academia Excellence for their delivery of the Diploma
in Network Defence and Forensic Countermeasures.
A new partnership with ACE, a leading non-profit exercise professional and
health coach certification organisation, means trainers can now earn the
certification as part of the Diploma
of Sport and Exercise Sciences
at PSBA's School of Life and Physical Sciences.
In addition, the
launch of a Diploma
in Global Supply Chain Management
with the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport, marked the first
time that the logistics charter extended its certification expertise to the
diploma students of a PEI. The Academy was also the first PEI to partner with a
distinguished New Zealand university, Massey University, to offer a course
in data analytics with an SAS
certification, to train up a new generation of data-savvy leaders.
PSBA has also
continued its work to provide greater access to pathways for higher education. With
foundation and language proficiency courses, as well as professional
certifications to help lay the groundwork for students and workers to advance
and upgrade their qualifications. The Academy's School
of Foundation Studies made the charts in
the international arena for the first time as a finalist in the PIEoneer Awards
2019 "Language Educator of the Year" category, with the launch of more
programmes to provide N/O level and international students bridging courses to
A clear runway for a growing Future Academy
Building on the
success of this year's pioneering initiatives, next year, the Academy plans to
broaden its offerings with more cross-disciplinary courses that aim to nurture
well-rounded, versatile individuals that have the freedom of pursuing diverse
interests while increasing their potential for professional mobility.
with universities, professional accreditation bodies and institutions, as well
as brands, continue to be our key to fortifying our programmes with the
relevance required in today's businesses," said Dr Sam Choon Yin, Dean, PSB
Academy. "These knowledge partners share our vision in building a Future
Academy that continues to evolve with the times. Our roles as educators have
departed from the traditional work of imparting the technical skills and
information required to help professionals thrive in their fields and beyond.
We now share a dedication in imbuing the values of lifelong learning in our
students, so that learning and self-development becomes an intrinsic part of
their personal and professional lives. The awards we have won today are just a
small testament of our willingness to adapt and improve as an institution."