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Welcome 2022

To be better versions of ourselves today for tomorrow!

R&D Education and Training Services has been proudly providing authentic, inspiring and relevant (AIR) programmes to our clients since 2009.

What differentiates us is our ability to genuinely connect with customers through our personal touch and to provide the excellent service they deserve. 

Our business mission is to “bring out the best in everyone” which has remained consistent through the years and it is our best hope that we continue to grow with our partners and clients through the years.

Come 2022, join us as we celebrate new programmes that will accelerate us into greater heights!


2022 Programmes

Introducing our new programmes for 2022 that are built on the AIR (authentic, inspiring and relevant) framework, using Solution-focused brief therapy and Solution-focused coaching concepts, together with AGILE approaches, using coaching, mentoring and facilitating techniques. 

Conducted in a 3-stage approach:

(1) Introduction/Lunch-time talk/Taster (about 1 hour)

(2) Group coaching (online) (3 sessions x 2 hours OR 2 sessions x 1.5 hours)

(3) Coaching/mentoring (online) (individual, pair, small group or team) (About 1-3 sessions per hour)

Please sign up for our programmes on the Eventbrite Singapore webiste ( 

Early bird privileges and complimentary sign-ups are available on first-come-first-serve basis.

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Pain into Gain -

Your Road to Recovery

Life challenges can often make you feel lonely and helpless. Whether going through an unforeseen loss of a loved one, heartbreaks in a relationship, hurt by a close friend or family member, an unsuspecting illness, or even losing your job and financial stability.

Join us as we explore 3 powerful stages of Renewing, Recharging and Rediscovering our life's purpose and walk away with practical and useful strategies to smile again

Empowering Children,

Championing Youths - 

Grooming effective leaders and difference makers of tomorrow

Group 1 - for students (11 - 12 years old)

Group 2 - for students (13 - 15 years old)

Group 3 - for students (16 - 18 years old)

Group 4 - for students (19 - 25 years old)

Group 5 - for young working adults

Group 6 - for parents

Group 7 - for grandparents

Ordinary people doing

extraordinary things -

You don't need super powers to be super heroes

Do you want to ...

  • Overcome setbacks and pain

  • Reset and motivate yourself

  • Learn how to never give up

  • Conquer mind over body

  • Discover your life purpose

By Jackie Chionh

(Road Accident Survivor)


Josephine PL Ong

(Bereaved Mother and Breast Cancer Patient)

"The Dynamic Duo"

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Refirement, not Retirement -

Start well, End better

  • Helping mid-career switchers, Retirees and Stay-at-home Parents find their voice again

  • Share your valuable expertise and experiences tested through time

  • Enjoy mentoring others and contributing to society

Project Women - It's all about Yo(u) 

Uniting. Understanding.

Uplifting. Unleashing

Do you want to ... belong to a community of caring and dynamic women pursue and become your best version turn thoughts into actions and see results work towards and realise your dreams and goals find meaning and purpose in life

Accelerate to the next level -

Peak performance for individuals and teams

Do you want to ...

  • embrace the mindset of athletes?

  • come out of your comfort zone?

  • overcome mental blocks and being stuck?

  • become from good, better to best?

  • work well and excel within a team?

By Certified Coaches Louis Li

and Josephine PL Ong

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Helping people bring out the best versions of themselves, thereby living purposeful lives while contributing to society and treating others with care, kindness and respect.




for individual, pair, small group or team
(online or on-site)

Have you ever wondered what your book title would be if you ever wrote a story about your life? 

Would it be “from zero to hero”, “no pain no gain”, “live life fullest” or something else?

In these programmes, walk away with clarity of your strengths, competencies and goals. 

Learn how to identify what really matters and what you truly enjoy doing. 

Discover what makes this important for you and start defining your action plan clearly. 

Take your first few small steps forward that will give you the greatest impact, and appoint an accountability partner to celebrate your successful transformations ahead!

Ask us here

CLEAR Youth Coaching

Career, Leadership, Empowerment, Academic, Relationships

Our youth coaching programme has been a great fit for many of our students and young working adults.

If this is what you’re looking for, make sure to sign up today. Feel free to reach out with any questions or to learn more.

For bookings,

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Coaching with CARE

Client, Action, Relationships, Empathy

Whether you’re considering a career change, simply looking to improve your skills or to gain clarity in your decisions, our coaching programme offers everything you need and more. Contact us today with any questions or for more information.

For bookings,

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Reaching out to as many people as possible with authentic, inspiring and relevant (AIR) products and services.


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My Story

Josephine PL Ong 


Everyone has their own life story.

And what will go wrong, will somehow go wrong.

So here goes …

R&D Education and Training Services was set-up in 2009 when I realised that I needed more career flexibility and dynamism while balancing the different roles as a full-time working hands-on mother.  It was also then that I decided that it was the right time to start building my dream – enjoying both success and significance in life.

Following a painful and helpless loss of my precious twin son, Dylan, and (yes!) an unforeseen breast cancer scare, I realised that I had to bring forward my dream of leaving a successful legacy, especially for my surviving twin son, Ryan, and the people around me.

Everything and anything else didn’t matter anymore except to have the chance to live just one more day to bring meaning, desire and inspiration to as many as I can. 

Using realistic, structured and practical strategies such as sharing real-life success stories of ordinary and humble characters, I help people see themselves in a positive light, building on their unique strengths and competencies while coping and managing day-to-day challenges at different life stages.

So, will I have a happy ending?  I sure HOPE so, but I do KNOW that the journey to the end will be well-served and spent, and it is my best hope that your life story turns for the better from today on.

Let me help you re-write your life story. 

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Touching lives by being a catalyst of change and hope, turning their mess into their message and celebrating their successful transformations.

What Drives Us?



Authentic, Inspiring and Relevant (AIR)

Since 2009 we have helped many bring out the best versions of themselves. We adopt the Solution-Focused approach, which is largely based on Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Solution-Focused Coaching, in our School-Work-Family Life programmes to help clients identify and draw out their best abilities and strengths in a positive and safe learning environment.  

The challenging Covid-19 period has allowed us to reaffirm our business mission with more relevant and purposeful programmes for individuals, schools, families, communities, niche groups, organizations and businesses.  We have also included AGILE concepts in our workshops and programmes to help clients adapt and align to the "new normal".

This 2022, with the focus on The Road to Recovery, we will include Mentoring-Coaching programmes for individuals, pairs, small groups and teams to help build more resilient, productive and cohesive communities at home and workplaces by promoting the joy of learning and discovering regardless of age.

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Trainers and Facilitators

Learn to Serve, Serve to Learn

The "New Normal" Facilitator

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Grooming Effective Leaders and Difference Makers of Tomorrow

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AGILE Coaching and Team Facilitation

Engaging Employees in Challenging Times

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Communities and Niche Groups

Each One, Reach One

More Together, Together More

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Family and Relationships

Mothers on the Move

Bring a Smile to Every Child

Happy Women's Day

Seniors and Active Ageing

Yes to Refirement, No to Retirement

Mentoring and Coaching

Table Setting

Grooming, Etiquette, Manners

and Social Skills


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Amazing Animals, Courageous Children

Making the World a Better Place for All

Beautiful World, Fragile World

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Dylan's Heart

Remembering Dylan

Every Child is Precious

Fists in Solidarity

1. “You are important” mindset

2. Personal touch with sincerity and genuineness

3. Holistic approach – focusing on both the “doing” and the “being”

4. Constantly researching and developing

5. Seeing passion, purpose, progression and professionalism as synergistic strengths

Why Choose Us?



20 Best Advice All Parents Want To Give To Their Teenager

Specially for Teenagers
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Want a reading resource for conversation generation with your teenager?  This book serves as a great starting point for parents, teachers, youth workers, counsellors, coaches and practically anyone who enjoys interacting with young people. 

A simple to read 20 best tips gift for your precious teen and a great boost for adult readers, too. 

20 Best Advice All Parents Want To Give

Motivational Messages in a Snack Box

100 best snippets of encouragement for kids
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In this book, I have shared snippets of motivational messages to my young son by writing and placing them in his snack box. I have found this to be an effective "quiet voice" to encourage him when the going gets tough on topics such as friendship, hard work, forgiveness, future planning, having hope and how to behave when we are misunderstood. 

After doing this for a period of time, I have picked out my 100 favourite ones to share with you so that you can use them to motivate and encourage your precious child and teenager, too.

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I love you mummy but why can't you stop using the phone?

A solution-focused approach to modern-day habits
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Modern-day habits such as excessive screen-time can also affect parents.  Before, there is so much content on children over-using their digital devices and the harmful consequences of their prolonged use.  However, children aren’t the only ones who fall prey to this bad habit. 

This book helps to create awareness how parent-child relationships can deteriorate from excessive screen-time use because of a “disengaging” parenting style.  It also provides a solution-focused approach on how to overcome and take actions by replacing this habit with a good one.

A great conversation generation for both parent and child, as well as teachers, counsellors, mentors and coaches who work closely with children, teenagers and their families.

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Let It Go Parenting

Coaching Your Children To Success and Happiness
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Parenting, one of the toughest jobs ever.  Having children doesn’t automatically make you “qualified” to be a good parent.  There must be tons of burning questions most parents have and often we are hounded by this question – are children a blessing or a curse?  

This book talks about how we can realign our perspectives, take a step back and see things differently.  So what if our children don't score an A in school?  Shouldn’t we focus on what really matters than just academic scores? 

It is my greatest hope that with this book, we will begin to have more confidence in our children and coach them to success and happiness all the way to adulthood.

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Ladies and Gentlemen in the Making

Essential Grooming, Etiquette, Manners and Social Skills for All

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Building a positive image can be a great booster to your self-confidence.  It also helps to create and maintain your personal brand.  You’ll need to decide how you want others to perceive you, otherwise they’ll create their own perceptions of you which sometimes may not be the best idea.

Your personal branding must be consistent and authentic, however as you progress with life, you’ll continue to update and change your brand as well. 

This book helps you recognize what makes you unique and to help you put it altogether. A great self-starter for those who want a fundamental knowledge of grooming, etiquette, manners and social skills, an excellent gift for interns, new hires and people entering the workforce, as well as conversation generation for young people as part of character, leadership and relationship training.

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Building Hope, Rebuilding Dreams

Lesson learned from the Circuit Breaker
Available as e-version from author

The Covid-19 pandemic surprised the world in the beginning of 2020, catching many of us unaware and unprepared to deal with the sudden changes in lifestyle, family life and work practices.  

This book was a result of hoping to remember what life was like for us during this pandemic.  Something that I can read about a few years later and vividly recall the memories of our “new normal” and Circuit Breaker lifestyle.  A book that even my kid’s kids and grandkids can read about, leaving a legacy for them to know that it is possible to overcome the seemingly impossible.

A great conversation starter for classroom discussions and group workshops for character building, leadership development and understanding relationships.

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Empowering Children, Championing Youths

Grooming effective leaders and difference makers of tomorrow

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Empowering children, Championing youths is a programme that reaches out to young people from the ages of 6 to 18.  It is based on the premise that it is never too early or late for someone to start making a difference for themselves and the world around us. 

However, as young as their tender minds are, they are only able to do so if only they knew how to and are equiped with adequate and appropriate skills, knowledge and attitudes.

Participants will also learn how to aspire to greater heights, begin to take action for their own successes and happiness, apply various approaches of problem-solving, critical thinking and solution-focused techniques to help them through the challenges they face through their course of life.

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

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