To be the national centre of excellence in learning, practice, and research for Continuing Education and Training (CET).
To raise the capabilities of CET professionals to enhance workforce learning and workplace performance.
IAL is at the forefront of building capabilities and continuing professional development for an effective, innovative and responsive CET sector.
We seek to inspire our community to excel in their calling, enhance their capabilities and nurture a CET community that is dynamic and innovative. Through rigorous, relevant research work, IAL leads the way in developing evidence-informed CET and best practices. Our research informs and inspires thought leadership and shapes national CET policies.
With our programmes and consulting services, we advocate new paradigms in learning by sustaining capability building and offering business solutions to enhance workforce capabilities. IAL also advocates and enables learning innovation to bring adult learning to greater heights in this technological age.
Press Release, 19 Nov 2018
The Institute for Adult Learning, which is currently an institute under SkillsFuture Singapore, will be restructured into an autonomous institute within the Singapore University of Social Sciences, with effect from 1 April 2019 (PDF, 0.6MB)View Details
Press Release, 04 Nov 2018
Great Place to Learn™-Certification to Recognise Strong Workplace Learning Cultures that Enhance Workforce Skilling and Business Transformation (PDF, 0.9MB)View Details
Press Release, 01 Nov 2018
Three new initiatives launched to uplift the quality of the Training and Adult Education (TAE) sector (PDF, 0.2MB)View Details
Press Release, 01 Feb 2018
Education (Training and Adult Education) Industry Transformation Map (PDF, 0.7MB)View Details
Speech, 01 Nov 2018
Opening Address by Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State (Ministry of Trade and Industry and Education) at the Adult Learning Symposium 2018 (PDF, 0.2MB)View Details
Speech, 05 Oct 2018
Opening Address by Mr Ng Cher Pong, Chief Executive, SkillsFuture Singapore and Deputy Secretary (SkillsFuture), Ministry of Education at the IAL Graduation Ceremony 2018 (PDF, 0.3MB)View Details
Speech, 30 Jul 2018
Opening Address by Mr Ng Cher Pong, Chief Executive, Skillsfuture Singapore And Deputy Secretary (Skillsfuture), Ministry Of Education At The Skillsfuture Festival - Adult Educator Learning Day 2018 (PDF, 0.3MB)View Details
Speech , 21 Nov 2017
Opening Address by Mr Ng Cher Pong, Deputy Secretary (Skillsfuture), Ministry Of Education And Chief Executive Of Skillsfuture Singapore At The Fourth PIAAC International Conference (PDF, 0.2MB)View Details
IAL is committed to delivering quality in our educational services and academic governance. To promote and drive academic quality and rigour, IAL has established an office, the Education Strategy and Quality (ESQ) office, to carry out the mandate through our Academic Quality Assurance (AQA) framework and a rigorous governance structure.
To raise the quality of the CET sector and build capacity in research and practice, IAL has forged strong collaborative partnerships with international entities renowned for their work in this area. IAL also collaborates with local educational institutions and government agencies on training, development, research and industry development.