RSBC will act as an operator of the project to create a vocational training Center in Moscow

The State Corporation Rostec and Institute of Technical Education in Singapore (ITE) have agreed on a phased plan to establish a center for professional training and certification of personnel for innovative industries in Moscow. ITE specialists, whose experience will be used to create a unique institution in Russia, will continue to participate in the project over the next three years.

The agreement on the development of the project was signed at the X session of the Russia-Singapore High-level Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC). The document was signed by Mr. Bruce Poh, CEO of ITE Educational Services and Mr. Nikolay Volobuyev, Deputy CEO of the State Corporation Rostec and Head of the intergovernmental working group, which has prepared the project for implementation.

The document defines the basic principles of interaction between the parties, the theme of educational trends and project implementation plan. Under the terms of the agreement, Singapore experts will be engaged in the project at the first stage – until July 2022.

We have made a new step to implementation of a unique project for Russia: an educational center that will train personnel for high-tech industries in close coordination with the enterprises of real sector of the economy. For Rostec it is a key initiative, which will solve one of the main tasks of diversification – the training of qualified personnel for innovative civil production. Mr. Nikolay Volobuev, Deputy CEO of Rostec said «We are sure that with the assistance of our Singaporean colleagues, we will create a world-class center in Moscow, whose graduates will be in demand not only in the region but also far beyond its borders”.

A Memorandum on cooperation in vocational education, providing for the creation of training and certification Center, was signed at the end of 2017 between Rostec, the Moscow Government, the Russia-Singapore Business Council and ITE. According to the agreements, the project operator is the Russia-Singapore Business Council.

Both school graduates and those who already have work experience and wish to upgrade the level of their professional skills will receive advanced professions in the Center. Among the main areas of study: aviation and space, additive technologies, electronics, information technology, robotics, etc.

ITE – an Institute of Technical Education in Singapore- established 27 years ago. Over the past four years ITE has constantly ranked among the top three professional education institutions in the world and is recognized as the best in Asia. One of the developing activities of ITE is an export of educational model abroad with the quality control of training and evaluation of graduates and teachers ‘ qualifications by the Singaporean institution. Such projects have been implemented in more than 20 countries.

The Russia-Singapore Business Council, established in 2009 on  the initiative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and State Corporation Rostec for the purpose of promoting mutually beneficial  Russia-Singapore cooperation in non-raw sector of civil industry, education, science and culture. Currently the Council unites 67 Russian groups and enterprises and its official partners are over 40 Singapore organizations, enterprises and groups.

The State  Corporation Rostec is one of the largest industrial companies in Russia. It unites more than 800 scientific and industrial organizations in 60 regions of the country. Key areas of activity – transport engineering, electronics, medical technology, chemistry and innovative materials. Rostec holdings form three clusters: electronics, arming and aviation.  Corporation’s portfolio includes such famous brands as AVTOVAZ, KAMAZ, Concern Kalashnikov, Russian Helicopters, Uralvagonzavod, etc., Rostec is actively involved in implementation of all 12 national projects. The company is a key provider of “Smart City” technologies, is engaged in the digitalization of public administration, industry, social sectors, develops plans for the development of 5G wireless communication, IOT, big data and blockchain systems. Rostec is a partner of the world’s leading manufacturers such as Boeing, Airbus, Daimler, Pirelli, Renault and others. The Corporation’s production is shipped to more than 100 countries. Almost a third of the company’s revenue is an export of high-tech products.