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NTUC Care Fund (E-vouchers) 2022

NTUC Care Fund (E-vouchers) 2022 The NTUC Care Fund (e-Vouchers) application is an assistance programme targeted at helping our low-income union members to defray the costs of necessities, and their children’s school expenses for the upcoming school year. Applications for the NTUC Care Fund (e-Vouchers) open from 17 October 2022 (Mon) to 30 December (Fri) via OneCARE at All ESU members are strongly encouraged to apply before the deadline as late submissions will not be processed. Eligibility Criteria At least 6 continuous months of membership with no membership arrears at the point of application For members with immediate family members staying in the same household in Singapore: Total monthly gross household income of $3,400 and below, OR Per capita income of $850 and below if gross household income exceeds $3,400 For members without family members staying in the same household in Singapore: Monthly gross personal income of $1,500 and

September Appreciation 2022

Happy Teachers’ Day to all our members! In conjunction with Teachers’ Day in September, we would like to show our appreciation to our members in the Private Education industry who have been working tirelessly for our future generation. In view of this, ESU would be giving out $5 CapitaLand evouchers and Cathay Cinema Everyday etickets to members. Additionally, we will also be selling bundle of Sentosa Luge tickets at a highly subsidised rates to our members. Our first tranche up for grabs is the $5 CapitaLand E-voucher*. [FULLY REDEEMED] Our second tranche is the Cathay Cineplexes E-voucher*. [FULLY REDEEMED] Sentosa Luge bundle tickets* are also up for sale now! You may indicate your interest here. If you have friends working in the Private Education industry but not yet a member, share the good news with them so that they can receive these moving forward. Join the ESU family here today!

September Appreciation 2022: Virtual Floral Resin Workshop!

In conjunction with ESU’s September Appreciation Month, we are organising a Virtual Floral Resin workshop exclusively for ESU members! Date: 11 September 2022, Sunday Time: 930am – 1030am (Registration starts from 9am) Cost: $10 Venue: Virtual via Zoom Here are some easy steps on how you can proceed with your registration: Step 1: Register for a slot here: Microsoft Forms Step 2: Upon membership verification, ESU will email you with the payment details and your preferred mailing address for the delivery of the kits and contact number. Step 3: To make payment of $10 to ESU and share your contact details with us Step 4: Zoom link will be sent to you closer to 11 Sept, and ta-da! Enjoy the workshop with us! Registration will close on 29 August, Monday or when all slots are fully taken. See you there!

ESU’s CTC Grant Briefing

NTUC recently announced a  $70 million grant for unionised companies with CTCs to tap on in their transformation journey. E2i will be sharing more about this grant, including the application process and the types of resources for which the grant can be used. IT&T will also be joining us to share about the Ops and Tech Roadmapping (OTR) and how useful this is tool to identify the resources that companies will need in their transformation journey. The sharing will be concluded with a Q&A session. We look forward to you joining us! Date: 16th August Time: 3 pm – 4.30 pm Location: ZOOM Click here to register in advance for ESU’s CTC Grant Briefing:

Lunchtime Webinar: Fun with CapCut!

Have you jumped on the Tiktok bandwagon recently? If you have just started using Tiktok or keen to find out more on how to edit your videos to post on TikTok, the Education Services Union is organising a Lunchtime Webinar – Fun with CapCut for all who are keen to learn more on this! 😊 We have previously organised this as part of our Flagship Event – Jamboree 2022 for our Early Childhood Educators and received good feedback on the session. As such, we will be organising another session for all our members in the different sectors! Date: 24 June 2022, Friday Time: 12pm – 130pm Mode: Virtually via ZOOM If you are keen to join the session, register here. Feel free to email us if you have any questions. We hope to see you there!

ESU Inter-Branch Bowling Competition 2022 Rules and Regulations

ESU Inter-Branch Bowling 2022 Rules and Regulations Refer to the above PDF to view ESU’s Inter-Branch Bowling 2022 rules and regulations.

ESU Jamboree 2022

ESU Jamboree is back!  Join us at ESU Jamboree 2022 – Connecting, Creating, Changing to learn some teaching strategies on how you can identify safety signals in children as well as tips and tricks on how to edit videos using your mobile phones! This year’s theme – Connecting, Creating, Changing is about connecting with children using the new social emotional tool learnt, creating videos seamlessly and ultimately, changing the way we work to enrich our teaching.  Details: Date: 9 April 2022, Saturday Time: 9am – 12pm (registration starts at 830am)  Registration Fee: $10 (fee will be fully waived for all ESU members!)  1. The Safety Signal – Enhancing Preschoolers’ Social and Emotional Skills  Children experience complex feelings just as adults do – they get frustrated, excited, nervous, sad, jealous, frightened, worried, angry, and embarrassed, yet they do not have the right vocabulary to share about their feelings. This webinar aims

ESU Member-Get-Member Scheme 2022

From December 2021 to November 2022, ESU is running a membership recruitment campaign to reach out to more members. Invite your friends to sign up for ESU membership here or through the hardcopy application form today and earn $15 in cash for every member you recruit in 3 easy steps! Invite your friends/colleagues who are working in the Private Education industry to join as ESU members Email us at with your friends/colleagues’ name, partial NRIC (last 3 digits & alphabet), DOB and sign up date You will be eligible for the $15 cash incentive when your friend/colleague has made their 1st successful deduction for membership Incentives are also tiered according to the number of new members you recruit: 1 – 10 new members: $15 per new member 11th member onwards: $20 per new member You can also receive a one-time bonus of $150 cash when you recruit a total

Useful Links for Companies

As an employer, here are some of the benefits that you can enjoy as ESU’s partner:  NTUC Education and Training Fund Collaborative Fund (NCF)  NCF aims to provide training support to unionised companies who send their employees (NTUC members only) for training programs that enhance their employment and employability. NCF co-funds training subsidy to support 50% unfunded course fees for companies (capped at $250/member/year) for their employees​​ who meet the eligibility criteria. ​A unionis​ed company can be supported up to $50,000 of training funds per year from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2022. For more information on NCF, reach out to us at or fill up the enquiry form and we will get back to you.  NTUC Industry Training and Transformation (IT&T) NTUC Industry Training and Transformation works with unions and companies to utilise the Operation & Technology Roadmap (OTR) tool to support workforce and business transformation. OTR

ESU – U Care Bursary and Scholarship Awards 2021

Dear Members, ESU – U Care Bursary and Scholarship Education and ESU Learning Award is back again this year! This initiative aims to assist our lower-income union members defray the cost of their children’s school expenses for the new school year. Application period: 1 Dec 2021 (Wednesday) to 3 Jan 2022 (Monday) Application forms can be found below: Bursary and Scholarship Awards Learning Award Please make sure to submit your application with full supporting documents by 12pm on 3 Jan 2022. Any incomplete applications or late submissions will be rejected. Kindly read below on the selection criteria to find out whether you qualify for the ESU Bursary and Scholarship Awards. A. Eligibility Criteria The award is open to all ESU Ordinary Branch (OB) members and Directly-Serviced General Branch (DSGB). Member must be paid-up member with at least 3 months of continuous membership at the point of application. There must be no

Application and Claims Forms for Members

Here are some of the relevant forms and documents that may be useful for you: 1) U Care Hardship Grant The U Care Hardship Grant provides a one-off assistance to low-income union members in the event that the member suffers hardship arising from one of the following circumstances which is of a non-industrial nature: Death Total and permanent incapacity Serious chronic medical condition* Registered fire or flood victim * Pre-existing serious chronic medical condition diagnosed before the applicant became a Union Member will not be considered. Successful applications of the grant will be disbursed a sum of $1,000 one-off payout subject to the fulfillment of all eligibility criteria. Click here to download and fill in the application form. 2) ESU Welfare Grant The ESU Hardship Grant is a one-off assistance for low-income union members in the event that the members suffer hardship arising from one of the following circumstances which

Useful Links for Individuals

Here are some of the exclusive perks that you will receive as an ESU member:  Progression – Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)  Every ESU member can enjoy 50% unfunded course fee* support of $250 a year to defray the cost of training. Members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support of up to $500 a year, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2022. UTAP can be used on more than 5,000 courses listed online.  For more details on UTAP, click here.  For the full list of courses, visit here.  *Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy. This excludes material fees, registration fees, misc. fees etc.   Privileges  As an ESU member, you get to enjoy discounts from NTUC’s Social Enterprises such as FairPrice, Kopitiam, My First Skool and NTUC’s merchant partners. You may check your Linkpoints and


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