Singapore (May 24, 2021) : Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and the Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAA) announced today a continuation of their highly regarded collaboration.
NYP will continue as the academic host of the Academy Campus annual Producers’ Summit and Masterclass sessions on 28 – 30thJuly 2021.
“Nanyang Polytechnic is delighted to extend our partnership with the Asian Academy Creative Awards for the fourth year,” said Ms. Esther Ho, Director, School of Business Management at Nanyang Polytechnic.
“Last year we worked with the AAA to switch to a virtual Summit and Master Class, and it proved to be a good learning opportunity which provided invaluable hands-on experience for our students in the studio. We’ve also taken inspiration from their experience last year to create new masterclass sessions in 2021,” Ms. Ho added.
AAA CEO, Fiona McKay praised NYP for hosting the Academy Campus events and looked forward to a growing collaboration that offers practical higher education short courses (such as the Master Class Series) and upskilling opportunities for industry professionals.
“Through the AAA and its army of industry supporters, the Academy Campus connects the content creators of today with the next generation who are about to enter the industry and provides them with real-world insights” Ms. McKay said. “NYP’s support not only benefits their own students but last year’s short courses were attended by students from around 15 higher education institutes across the region and beyond” Mrs. McKay added.
About Nanyang Polytechnic
Established as an institution of higher learning in 1992, Nanyang Polytechnic’s (NYP) academic schools offer quality education and training through more than 35 full-time diploma courses and common entry programmes. NYP also has a full suite of continuing education and training (CET) options for lifelong learning, ranging from specialist and advanced diplomas, to SkillsFuture-supported modules and courses. NYP’s Asian Culinary Institute and the Singapore Institute of Retail Studies are CET institutes set up in partnership with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) to champion and transform Singapore’s F&B and retail sectors respectively. A third NYP CET institute – the National Centre of Excellence for Workplace Learning – also set up in collaboration with SSG, will spearhead the development of progressive workplace learning strategies and programmes for companies here.