UNESCO-UNEVOC Logo open menu

About Us

The UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre: Who We Are | What We Do | Working With Us | Get in Touch

Our Network

The UNEVOC Network: Learn About the Network | Explore the Network
For Members: UNEVOC Centre Dashboard

Skills for Work and Life

Thematic Areas: Inclusion and Youth | SDGs and Greening TVET | Innovation and Future of TVET | Private Sector Engagement
Our Key Programmes & Projects: COVID-19 response | YEM: Youth Employment in the Mediterranean | BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: i-hubs project | TVET Global Forums

Knowledge Resources

Our Services & Resources: Publications | TVET Forum | Virtual Conferences | TVET Country Profiles | TVETipedia Glossary | Promising & Innovative Practices | Entrepreneurial Learning Guide
Events: Major TVET Events | UNEVOC Network News

return to map

Temasek Polytechnic

UNEVOC Centre (Training provider) since 2019

Established in April 1990, Temasek Polytechnic (TP) is a significant contributor to the field of para-professional education in Singapore. Situated in the east of the island, the campus sits on a 30-hectare plot of land fronting the scenic Bedok Reservoir.

TP currently offers 37 full-time diploma courses in the areas of applied sciences, business, design, engineering, humanities & social sciences, and informatics & IT to around 15,000 students. We also offer over 30 part-time courses, up to the Advanced Diploma level. Our diploma courses are recognised by more than 200 universities, both local and overseas, for the purposes of advanced standing towards degree studies.

Our students undergo a learning system that is holistic, equipping them with life skills and relevant knowledge that can keep them in good stead as they join the workforce. Since 1997, TP has been a champion of the Problem-based Learning approach which promotes independent study, self-reflection and creative thinking - qualities that will give our graduates a distinct advantage over others in an ever-changing economic landscape.

For our commitment to world-class education, we have received the People Developer Standard, the Singapore Quality Class, ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 certifications, the Public Service Excellence Award and the Singapore Family Friendly Employer Award.


To prepare school-leavers and working adults for a future of dynamic change, with relevant knowledge, life-long skills, character, and a thirst for continuous improvement.


To be a world-class institution in the global education network, reputed for our programmes, applied research, managerial excellence and innovative corporate culture.


  • Spirit of Excellence and Innovation
  • Flexible Academic System for Lifelong Employability
  • Partnership and Collaboration
  • Staff and Capability Development

Regular tasks

Provision of Technical and Vocational education in Pre-employment and Continuing education training (PET, CET)

Focus and interest

This UNEVOC Centre has not yet submitted respective information


Temasek Polytechnic (TP)
21 Tampines Avenue 1
529757 Singapore


local time now: ~04:16 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Teo Sze Cheng
International Relations

UNEVOC Coordinator
Katherina Tan
Senior Manager
International Relations

Tel. *****
[Full contact information only for logged-in UNEVOC Network members]


27 April 2021
BILT Asia-Europe Conference - 27/28 April 2021
TP will be co-hosting the virtual BILT Asia-Europe Conference, titled "Bridging Asia and the Pacific and Europe: New Qualifications and Competencies in TVET", with UNESCO UNEVOC on 27 and 28 April 2021 (2.00 pm – 5.30 pm SGT on both days). The conference aims to provide a platform to explore chall
read more



Data privacy statement | Contacts | © UNESCO-UNEVOC