SkillsFuture Festival 2018's Launch Event Has Free Pastry-Making & Management Classes

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SkillsFuture Festival 2018

 

Maybe you’ve always wanted to pick up a new skill but never had the time or opportunity. No excuses now, because SkillsFuture Festival 2018 is the perfect one-stop place to learn everything - from managing difficult people in the office to learning how to be the next Gordon Ramsay.

 Here’s what you can look forward to: 

 

1. Make maki and durian puffs at cooking classes  

 

free cooking classes in singapore

Image adapted from: SkillsFuture Festival

If your favourite part of the house is the kitchen, rejoice. SkillsFuture Festival is bringing to you FREE cooking classes to indulge your inner Masterchef.

Put on your aprons as celebrity chefs teach you how to whip up delicious and healthy Maki Rolls, Fragrant Sesame Chicken with Black Fungus, Braised Pork Belly with Steamed Mantou, Poached Eight Treasure Chicken, Lemongrass Panna Cotta and even Gula Melaka Durian Puffs. *drools*.

Hands-on Cooking session: Healthy Maki Sushi Roll
Venue: Asian Culinary Institute, Demonstration Kitchen, #03-01, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 30 June 2018, 1 July 2018
Time: 4PM - 4.45PM

Cooking Demo: Fragrant Sesame Chicken with Black Fungus
Venue: Main Stage, Level 1, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 30 June, 1 July 2018
Time: 1.15PM - 2PM (30 June), 1PM - 1.45PM (1 July)

Cooking Demo: Gula Melaka Durian Puff
Venue: Asian Culinary Institute, Demonstration Kitchen, #03-01, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 30 June 2018
Time: 2PM - 2.45PM

Cooking Demo: Poached Eight Treasure Chicken
Venue: Main Stage, Level 1, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 30 June 2018
Time: 3.30PM - 4.15PM

Cooking Demo: Braised Pork Belly with Steamed Mantou
Venue: Asian Culinary Institute, Demonstration Kitchen, #03-01, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 1 July 2018
Time: 2PM - 2.45PM

Cooking Demo: Lemongrass Panna Cotta
Venue: Main Stage, Level 1, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 1 July 2018
Time: 2.30PM - 3.15PM

 

2. Learn parenting tips and tricks

 

 free parenting classes in singapore

We know how challenging parenthood can be - whether it’s worrying about which preschool offers the best education to making sure your child doesn’t go hungry daily. So, you’ll be glad that SkillsFuture Festival has free workshops that’ll teach you how to take care of junior.

Pick up practical tips on how to care for your infant and join a workshop on how to create an inclusive environment for special needs children.     

Basic Infant Care Workshop
Venue: Asian International College, #04-01, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 30 June 2018
Time: 3PM - 4.30PM (English), 4.30PM - 6PM (Mandarin)

Giving All Children a Chance to Succeed
Venue: Asian International College, #04-01, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 30 June 2018
Time: 5PM - 6.30PM (English), 6.30PM - 8PM (Mandarin)

 

3. Pick up tips on how to be an A+ boss   

 

free workplace management workshops in singapore

It’s not all that easy at the top, especially so if you have to manage people at work who aren’t the most cooperative. So, if your subordinates or colleagues are waging wars and playing politics, make your life easier with a workshop on Managing Conflict in the Workplace

And if you’ve just hired a bunch of pink-haired Millennials who absolutely must IG story every little detail of their lives, this workshop on Managing Millennials in the Workplace might help you understand just what on earth is going through their minds. 

Managing Conflict in the Workplace
Venue: HCS Office, #05-01, Lifelong Learning Institute 
Date: 30 June 2018, 1 July 2018
Time: 1PM - 1.45PM

Managing Millennials in the Workplace
Venue: HCS Office, #05-01, Lifelong Learning Institute 
Date: 30 June 2018, 1 July 2018
Time: 4PM - 4.45PM

 

4. Brush up your IT skills 

 

free IT courses in Singapore

Image credit: SkillsFuture Singapore

We all know that parent who types with his or her index finger at a speed of 3 words/minute. Take them along to SkillsFuture Festival’s workshops such as How Digital Are You? where you’ll get a fun, hands on 30-minute preview of Training Vision Institute’s digital courses. 

Seniors can also keep pace with the tech wave at PA Senior Academy, a roadshow aimed at preparing everyone for Singapore’s move towards being a smart nation.

And if you’re worried about your grandparents not being able to keep up with the tech of this generation, Digital Clinic for Seniors will give them a quick crash course on iOS and Android devices - so you can play Rules Of Survival with your ahma.

How Digital Are You?
Venue: Training Vision Institute, #06-04/05, Lifelong Learning Institute 
Date: 30 June 2018, 1 July 2018
Time: 10AM - 6PM

PA Senior Academy
Venue: Training Room 2-1, Level 2, Lifelong Learning Institute 
Date: 30 June 2018, 1 July 2018
Time: 10AM - 6PM

Digital Clinic for Seniors
Venue: Training Room 2-2, Level 2, Lifelong Learning Institute 
Date: 30 June 2018, 1 July 2018
Time: 10AM - 6PM

 

5. Learn how to create art with Washi Tape

 

washi tape art singapore

Image credit: @washi.tape.lovers

washi tape feather pen course

Image credit: SkillsFuture Singapore

Washi Tapes aren’t just good for adding finishing touches to your letter. Get your creative juices flowing with Washi Tape Feather Pen and Washi Tape Feather Crown workshops where you can design your very own pen and crown! Now, that’s another feather to add to your cap.

Washi Tape Feather Pen
Venue: Training Room 4-4, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 30 June, 1 July 2018
Time: 5PM – 6PM (30 June), 3PM - 4PM (1 July)

Washi Tape Feather Crown
Venue: Training Room 4-4, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 30 June, 1 July 2018
Time: 2.30PM – 3.30PM (30 June), 11.30AM - 12.30PM (1 July)

 

6. Get transported into another dimension through virtual reality

 

virtual reality art courses

We may be living in 2018, but virtual reality artist Andre Wee is living in 3018. Watch as the talented guy demonstrates his next level artistic skills by painting a VR masterpiece right in front of your eyes. Can’t imagine how that works? Yeah, me neither. Looks like there’s only one way to find out. 

If you’d like some hands on action, Andre will be conducting a workshop where you can create your own digital art piece with Tilt Brush by Google, and even keep a copy of the canvas!

VR Masterpiece Live Demonstration
Venue: Main Stage, Level 1, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 30 June, 1 July 2018
Time: 5PM – 5.30PM (30 June), 11AM – 11.30AM (1 July)

Workshop by Andre
Venue: Lifelong Learning Exploration Centre Zone 5, Level 1, Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 30 June, 1 July 2018
Time: 3PM - 4PM (30 June), 2PM – 3PM (1 July)

 

Free self-improvement classes in Singapore with SkillsFuture

 

If your 2018 new year’s resolution included some sort of self-improvement goal, this year’s SkillsFuture Festival is the perfect kickstarter. Even if you’ve started on picking up those skills, this is a golden opportunity to learn even more fun and useful skills.

Here’re the classes at a glance so that you can mark your calendars: 

calender of events for skillsfuture festival 2018

*Please note that all information is correct at the time of publication.

And remember the best part? It’s all free

Launch of SkillsFuture Festival 2018
Venue: Lifelong Learning Institute
Date: 30 June 2018 - 1 July 2018
Time: 10AM - 6PM

Click here for the full list of activities and their details at the Launch of SkillsFuture Festival!


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