About IAL

Our Vision and Mission

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Our Vision:

To be the national centre of excellence in learning, practice, and research for Continuing Education and Training (CET).

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Our Mission:

To raise the capabilities of CET professionals to enhance workforce learning and workplace performance.

About The Institute

Our Work

Established in 2008, IAL seeks to build an effective, innovative and responsive Training and Adult Education (TAE) sector through its four pillars of work:

1. Drive professionalism and raise capabilities of the TAE sector through programme and course offerings 

2. Partner enterprises to foster workplace learning capabilities 

3. Inspire thought leadership in Continuing Education and Training (CET) through applied and innovative research 

4. Catalyse innovations in adult learning design and practice 

Since April 2019, IAL has become an autonomous institute of the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) to further strengthen the quality of the CET landscape. through synergistic collaborations and shared expertise in programme development, research and industry practice. In 2020, IAL launched its first five-year strategic roadmap with the objective of 'Always Advancing' to meet the evolving needs of the dynamic workforce and build a future-ready TAE sector. 


As an autonomous institute of the Singapore University of Social Sciences, IAL is governed by an independent council, which sets the strategic direction for the institute. Get to know IAL Council, Our Executive Director and Our Management team.

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Press Room


02 Nov 2022


Speech by Minister Chan Chun Sing for the Global Lifelong Learning Summit 2022 at Pan Pacific Singapore on 2 November 2022

02 Nov 2022

Press Release

IAL to spearhead capability building of the Training and Adult Education Sector

For media-related enquiries, please contact:

Ms Tan Sock Gim | Deputy Director, Knowledge & Communication Management

Email: Tan_Sock_Gim@ial.edu.sg
Contact: +65 6579 0306

Annual Reports



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Apr 2019 - Dec 2020


IAL Advance


Aug 2022 | Issue 5


Apr 2022 | Issue 4


Dec 2021 | Issue 3