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Child Development Account (CDA)
CDA is a special savings account. CDA can be used to pay for educational and other expenses at Child Care Centres, Kindergartens, Special education and more.
Infant Care/Child Care Subsidy
All parents with Singapore citizen children (including infants) enrolled in ECDA-licensed child care centres can receive a basic subsidy.Additional subsidies are offered to parents who meet criteria.
Funding for Primary, Secondary & Pre-University Education
Annual contributions of
to Singaporeans' Edusave account
Edusave funds can be used to pay for enrichment programmes organised by their schools or pay 2nd-tier miscellaneous fees and autonomous schools' miscellaneuous fees.
Over 90% of total education costs
Post-Secondary Education Institution (PSEI)
Post-Secondary Education Account
Post-Secondary Education Account to pay for approved fees & charges for approved programmes at PSEIs.
Post-Secondary Education Subsidy
The PSEIs also run a range of academic Continuing Education and Training programmes which are funded by the Government.
i.e. ITE, polytechnic, arts institution and university
Funding of 75% to over 90% of total education costs
For 25 years and above, $500 SkillsFuture Credit can be used to pay for courses on top of the subsidy.
Continuing Education & Training Subsidies
PMET: Up to 70% of course fees
Non-PMET: Up to 90% of course fees
PMET: 50% of course fees (cap: $15/hr)
Non-PMET: 80% of course fees (cap: $17/hr)
For 35 years and above, Workfare Training Support (WTS) funds 95% of course fees for Singapore Citizens who earn $2,000/month or less.
For 40 years old and above, SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy offers up to 90% funding of course fee for SSG-supported courses,
and at least 90% of course fee for selected MOE-subsidised courses.