OES invests in digital skills provider Skills Union

OES is committed to investing in the ever-evolving digital education landscape, with a vision to passionately enhance lives through education.

21 July 2021

OES is committed to investing in the ever-evolving digital education landscape, with a vision to passionately enhance lives through education.

OES is a lead investor in the latest $1.5 million investment round for Singapore headquartered Skills Union. The funding round will support the organisations expansion to bridge the global tech skills gap through vocational courses.

“We are really excited to be working with the team at OES, and can see enormous potential in bringing together the impressive track record that OES has in designing and delivering university accredited programmes, with our focus on industry-centric tech programs,” said Colin Mansell, Skills Union CEO and Co-founder

“There is a growing global demand for high quality university-accredited tech programmes, and there are a number of key areas where we will be able to work together to further support our university partners, in advancing the career outcomes for our students.”

Skills Union offers accredited cohort-based, active learning courses in partnership with leading universities and employers. Their career-focused content ranges from software engineering and UX/UI design to growth marketing and digital entrepreneurship. The courses are built based on skill-set demand from high-growth companies.

“We have been impressed with Skills Union’s business offering, approach to growth and global outlook. Their product has many impressive features, including a flexible, stackable set of courses with a clear path to accredited degrees. We look forward to working closely with them as they expand their business,” said Denice Pitt, CEO of OES.

“Our investment in Skills Union further showcases our commitment to enhancing lives through education, including meeting the growing demand for alternative credentials. We look forward to working closely with Skills Union as they expand their business.”

OES has also recently made significant investments in EdTech organisations such as Construct and Studiosity, which further showcases a commitment to delivering quality online learning at a global scale.

Learn more about Skills Union.