International Projects

International Projects

To bring international education to you, RP has formed a network of partnerships to provide unique opportunities for growth and exchange. This opening up of learning will broaden your horizon and allow you to gain a deeper appreciation for inter-cultural experience. Read more below about the different types of partnerships from some of our recent events.

Hospitality and Tourism Capability Development in Indonesia

This train-the-trainer Hospitality and Tourism Capability Development Programme supported by Temasek Foundation International (TFI) shared best practices and strategies on tripartite collaboration among government agencies, institutions of higher learning and industry in the Hospitality and Tourism sector.

RP conducted a series of five training workshops over a period of 18 months, involving at least 148 industry specialists, leaders and senior officials from Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism (MOT) and its National Tourism Institutions.

During the Singapore-Indonesia Leaders Retreat between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Joko Widodo in Semarang, Indonesia on 14 November 2016, the leaders welcomed the programme with the signing of the commemorative MOU between Republic Polytechnic and four participating National Tourism Institutions from Bandung, Bali, Makassar and Medan.

Temasek Foundation International Specialists’ Community Action and Leadership Exchange (TFI SCALE) @ RP

The TFI SCALE programme provides a platform for youth from various institutions of higher learning in Southeast Asia to engage in holistic learning and cross-cultural sharing experience.

Student Leaders from the region will spend 3 weeks in Singapore hosted by RP student leaders. Following this, RP student leaders will be attached to one of the regional institutions of higher learning for a period of two weeks. Here, RP student leaders will join their regional counterparts to implement their co-developed social innovation projects to benefit local communities. This includes projects that affect regional economic and community issues, with opportunities to apply practical skills, technology and research in developing social innovation projects.

The programme has benefited over 400 student from Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar since 2014.

Local Enterprise Development Programme in Myanmar


RP and Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) supported by Temasek Foundation International (TFI), partnered Myanmar’s Department of Social Welfare (DSW), Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement (MSWRR) to support and enhance the development of local enterprise in Myanmar between 2014 and 2016.

The first phase of the programme, facilitated by experts from NP, focused on training senior government officials in strategic planning, human resource development, entrepreneurship, corporate governance and sound financial practices. 

The second phase focused on training specialists in the Myanmar social welfare sector to support local enterprise development and utilise effective teaching pedagogy to better engage their staff. The phase included workshops supporting local enterprise capability development in areas such as enterprise planning and administration, strategy implementation, social enterprise and volunteer management, marketing and branding.

Over 100 participants were trained in this programme with another 300+ indirect participants