Developing Grit & Motivation in Youth

Offered by School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Short Course / 1 day / TGS-2023021464

Note: Please note that all applications for programmes from Oct Sem 2023 will be done via STEP. Use your Singpass to activate your STEP account. Click on the apply button to proceed to STEP. To receive an alert about the future runs for this course, please click on the INDICATE INTEREST button. Thank you.
Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Course Fees

Course Information

This is an 8-hour short course that introduces participants to positive psychology theories such as growth mindset and self-determination theory. Participants will learn how such theories can build the foundation to helping youths develop grit and resilience and increase their motivation. With this knowledge, participants will be able to mentor and motivate youths in their community and organisation.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the training, participants will be able to have an in-depth understanding of:

  • How to apply the growth mindset to develop grit, resilience and motivation
  • The self-determination theory, and how to increase student motivation


Course Date: 08 – 22 Mar 2024 (22 Mar 2024 course end date is for administrative purpose only)
Application Period: 08 Jan – 18 Feb 2024
Duration: 1 day
Time: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ngee Ann reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Course Fees

Funding period is from 19 May 2023 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
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Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024. As such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024. Please refer to our STEP portal for the updated fees. (Click on STEP.)


  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fee$327.00
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs for Singapore Citizen$38.10
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs - SPR & LTVP+$38.10
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy for Singapore CItizen aged 40 and above$38.10
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for Singapore CItizen aged below 40$98.10
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for SPR/LTVP+$98.10