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Fruitful on Purpose 2020

R&D Education and Training Services has been proudly providing high quality products and services to our clients. What differentiates us from other businesses is our ability to truly connect with our customers, and provide the exceptional, compassionate service they deserve. To learn more, simply browse through our site.



Bringing out the best in everyone

R&D Education and Training Services was set-up by Josephine Ong who has had more than 25 years of private and public work experiences.  Realising her need for career flexibility and dynamism, and as a full-time working mother, Josephine decided that it was the right time to start living her dream - enjoying both success and significance in her life.  

Following the painful loss of her late twin son, Dylan and an unforeseen breast cancer scare, Josephine applies realistic and practical strategies as well as effectively shares real-life stories of success with her customers.

R&D Education and Training Services was started for that purpose - allowing people to see themselves in a positive light, building on their unique strengths and competencies while coping with day-to-day challenges at different life stages. 

Since 2009 we have helped many children, youths, women and families bring out the best in themselves. We adopt the solution-focused approach in our Life Skills and School-Family-Work Life programmes to help clients draw out their best abilities in a positive and safe learning environment. 

Our focus is always on building an efficient and results-driven relationship. The theme for 2020 is "Fruitful on Purpose" and we are excited to bring more impactful and engaging programmes to all. 

Get in touch today to learn more.



We do what we love and we love what we do!

We work with clients, providing extensive yet customised programmes based largely on a solution-focused approach that are catered specifically to their needs. Take a look below at the services we offer and get in touch to achieve immediate results.


Life Skills Enrichment (MOE Approved)

  • Etiquette

  • Interview Skills

  • Communication Skills

  • Leadership

Elective Module (MOE Approved)

  • Grooming and Poise

  • Retail Sales

Advanced Elective Module (MOE Approved)

  • Marketing in Action

  • Introduction to Basic Health Skills

  • Ladies and Gentlemen in the Making

  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

Inspiring Minds Tutoring

  • Every student learns and develops differently. We want to be that catalyst and encourage all students to enjoy learning in their academic journey. By igniting their key strengths and guiding them through their weaknesses, we aim to bring out their best results.  Call us for more information on 1-to-1 home or small group tutoring for primary and secondary levels at all locations.

Spark-Get-Give - an entrepreneurship programme for students

  • This programme introduces students to explore entrepreneurship as a career option by providing hands-on know-how on brainstorming, conceptualising and implementing their creative ideas. Participants will learn how to develop products and services to cater to customers' needs and wants, promote and market their business to the target audience, understand financial and economic concepts for business as well as align their own strengths, motives and competencies to manage an effective work team.


In-house Staff Training 

  • Brand Experience

  • Closing Sales 

  • Customer Care

  • Customer Recovery

  • Handling Difficult People

  • Motivating Staff for Results

  • Negotiation Techniques

  • New Staff Orientation Programme

  • Service Excellence

  • Team Dynamics and Bonding

Be Remarkable and Sparkle

  • Dragging your feet to work?  Finding excuses to skip work?  Feeling frustrated over watching others get ahead in their lives?  Having no dreams or goals in life?  Going through mundane daily activities like a robot? This programme equips participants with life coaching skills to discover and revive their passion and purpose in life using a solution-focused brief therapy approach.  purpose in life. 1-to-1 consultations, small or larger group sessions can be arranged.

Each One, Reach One

  • Imagine if everyone makes a difference to just 1 person, the exponential spread of kindness and goodness is unthinkable.  This programme helps to equip participants who wish to go that extra MILE in “Making an Impact in the Lives of Everybody”.  Do consult us for a discussion on how we can turn your company’s passion into a win-win plan while leaving footprints along the way.  


​Serving the community with quality and meaningful programmes (PA Approved) that will be available to as many as possible.  

They are:

  • Bringing out the best in kids! (7 to 12 years old)

  • Look good, feel good, do great (Stage 1)

  • Look good, feel good, do great (Stage 2)

  • Look good, feel good, do great (Stage 3)

  • Empowering children, Championing youths

  • Personal branding and job seeking skills


Looking great and feeling great about yourself are the fundamentals of motivation and confidence boosting.  When you are confident about yourself, you will naturally aspire to do well in life whether in school, at work or in various relationships.  You will also be able to handle negative situations, adapt to challenges and overcome obstacles better by being more positive about yourself.  Likewise, when you practise self-care and grooming, people will also have a good first impression of you!

Here are the on-going programmes:

(a) Discover Your Style

(b) Ageing Gracefully

(c) Kids Grooming

(d) Personal Image and Branding

(e) Big, Bold and Beautiful

(f) Interns and First Impressions

(g) Ladies and Gentlemen in the Making

(h) Reflections Image and Etiquette Consulting


Being a working mother can really be pressurising and stressful.  While balancing between work-life and family-life without breaks in-between, we bring life to mothers out there with coping skills and how to be the best that they can be in any situation. We organize workshops, group discussions and get-togethers to share personal experiences and best practices "by mothers for mothers" in the most practical and purposeful ways.

Renew, Recharge and Rediscover

  • An inspiring programme catered specifically for young, single, stay-at-home mothers and active women retirees with grown-up children who wish to enter the workforce again, start off a home-based business or to have a change in career paths using their strengths, skills, expertise and experiences. Topics covered include (a) managing dreams, goals, strengths and competencies, (b) exploring career options and trends, (c) preparing an effective career portfolio, (d) getting ready for the job interview, and (e) workplace ethics and etiquette.  Contact us for 1-to-1 consultation on customised programmes or latest group workshops details.


Project, Solution and Skill-based Consulting

  • An arena for individuals who wish to work with other professionals to help provide solutions and ideas for consultation and implementation on societal and social problems.  This is a dynamic platform people who wish to contribute to making the world a better place with their wealth of experience and expertise tested with time.​ The driving force behind this initiative is to promote active ageing and that being older is definitely making us bolder. If you are keen to be a part of this initiative, kindly drop me an email or phone call and let's get started.

Feeling Fabulous and 50 - you can always begin again

  • An initiative catered to men and women who are at the crossroads of their middle-age life so as to live life fullest.  This programme helps to jump-start and create "light bulbs" for participants to pursue their dreams and to act on them. Whether pursuing another career, learning a new hobby or skill, doing something which they've never dared to do, taking better control of their health conditions or achieving the unthinkable, this programme will definitely help participants to renew, recharge and rediscover their life's purposes and to take the first step to begin again.


Beautiful world, fragile world – you can do your part if only you start

  • From brainstorming, to planning and execution, we help schools, niche groups and companies to craft out projects to help make this world a better place for all and for the fauna and flora that we share the world with.  Some events organized in the past were "Chain for Change", "Veggie-delite" and "Save us. Don't eat us" while collaborating with not-for-profit groups that were fronted by students as part of their service learning journey.

Bring a smile to every child – toy and book reading corner

  • A toy and book reading corner outreach to encourage more children to read widely and regularly.  Combining strategies in story-telling, music and movement, we bring life to stories and promote creativity, imagination and expression among children.  We also encourage re-using pre-loved and donated books and toys that are age-specific and in good condition.  The basis for this initiative is because we believe that "Leaders are Readers".

Tender hearts, precious lives – every child is precious

  • A solution-focused brief therapy approach to equip children and youths with coping skills on age-specific challenges such as school life, academic demands, time management, relationship issues, family problems, financial difficulties, career planning and future goals, handling rejections and hurt, overcoming grief and setbacks, as well as learning to love yourself.  This programme was designed to help young people find solutions and see things from a new perspective whenever situations appear beyond hope.


Dylan's Heart

Remembering Dylan

A portion of proceeds from all products and services of R&D Education and Training Services will be used to help animals and children in remembrance of my late son, Dylan who passed away in 2006 from an irreversible heart condition.  With the title "AMAZING ANIMALS, COURAGEOUS CHILDREN", we hope that Dylan's kind heart will continue to live on and help those who need help most.                                         

    - Josephine Ong


Contact Me

We are committed to exceeding your needs. Questions, comments or special requests? We’d love to hear from you, so don’t hesitate to reach out today.


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