• 3,000 firms
  • Independent
  • Trusted
Save up to 70% on staff

News » Digital learning valued but underutilized by Singaporeans — survey

Digital learning valued but underutilized by Singaporeans — survey

Special Report 2023 on Digital Learning
Photo from NTUC LearningHub

SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE — Ninety percent of Singaporean adult learners believe digital learning is important for skills development but only 43% have not used it in the past year, according to a new report from NTUC LearningHub.

The Special Report 2023 on Digital Learning surveyed 200 employed individuals in Singapore. Those who are not Professionals, Managers, Executives, and Technicians, that is, non-PMETs (54%) and baby boomers (58%), were least likely to have used digital learning recently.

Learners cited limited hands-on experience, lack of self-discipline, and instructor guidance as top obstacles. 

Meanwhile, blended learning was preferred by 64%, especially Gen Zs and PMETs. Seven in ten would only use digital learning if it provided skills badges or micro-credentials.

Flexibility, convenience, and cost-effectiveness were seen as the top benefits of digital learning

Joe Loy, Managing Director of Digital Business at NTUC LearningHub says, “The workplace today has transformed and with it, the future of learning. The flexible nature of digital learning enables [organizations] to supplement it with existing in-person training [programs], and in turn, champion employees’ lifelong learning and skills development.”

NTUC LearningHub offers over 2,900 courses and has helped 29,000 organizations achieve 2.6 million training places since 2004. 

Start your
journey today

  • Independent
  • Free
  • Transparent

About OA

Outsource Accelerator is the trusted source of independent information, advisory and expert implementation of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)

The #1 outsourcing authority

Outsource Accelerator offers the world’s leading aggregator marketplace for outsourcing. It specifically provides the conduit between Philippines outsourcing suppliers and the businesses – clients – across the globe.

The Outsource Accelerator website has over 5,000 articles, 350+ podcast episodes, and a comprehensive directory with 900+ BPO companies… all designed to make it easier for clients to learn about – and engage with – outsourcing.

About Derek Gallimore

Derek Gallimore has been in business for 20 years, outsourcing for over eight years, and has been living in Manila (the heart of global outsourcing) since 2014. Derek is the founder and CEO of Outsource Accelerator, and is regarded as a leading expert on all things outsourcing.

“Excellent service for outsourcing advice and expertise for my business.”

Learn more
Banner Image
Get 3 Free Quotes Verified Outsourcing Suppliers
3,000 firms.Just 2 minutes to complete.
Learn more

Connect with over 3,000 outsourcing services providers.

Banner Image

Transform your business with skilled offshore talent.

  • 3,000 firms
  • Simple
  • Transparent
Banner Image