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Lithan Awarded as APAC CIO Outlook’s top 10 Providers of Education Tech Solutions


As the education sector is disrupted by evolving technologies in past few years, the traditional book- and teacher-based learning model is replaced by digitally-driven mentor-led learning modules. Students today are empowered with access to quality, personalized learning resources anytime and anywhere. APAC CIO Outlook awards Lithan as one of the most impactful edtech solutions providers amongst others, who equipped with their innovative technological capabilities, are set to transform the education landscape.


With its vision is to become Asia’s leading ‘Digital Learning and Talents Platform’ for delivering future ready talents and enterprises growth in the digital economy, Lithan Academy is embarking on a fundamental redefinition of the education ecosystems. It believes the income inequality in Asian countries, the digitalization of workplace, and the Covid-19 pandemic, have all together aggravated the problem of talent crunch in the industries, particularly the new-age skills set like digital and business skills.


Lithan’s innovation to support these emerging learning needs is CLaaS® — Competency Learning as a Service. It adopts competency-based curriculums with work-based applied learning pedagogy to deliver knowledge acquisition in the classroom and on-the-job skills mastery at the workplace using real-world projects. CLaaS® is delivered in blended learning mode with experts mentoring from industry practitioners.


CLaaS implements work-based applied learning pedagogy with a 70:20:10 learning model, where learners not only acquire knowledge and skills in the classroom, but they also learn how to apply them in workplaces across industries. Built on AI, CLaaS provides a personalized learning journey for improved knowledge and skills, which translate to enhanced workplace productivity and strong career growth for students.


Lithan is a digital skills academy from Singapore with accreditations from Ministry of Education of Singapore and Pearson UK. It has served over 30,000 learners and 2,000 enterprises with its direct presence in Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, and India, its target is to ‘Train and Place’ 100,000 talents each year by 2025.


We are happy that our innovation got the recognition, we have been in the education sector for a long time and been watching the shifting landscape, says Leslie Loh, founder and CEO of Lithan “We are on a mission to help students in Asia get jobs before they graduate by empowering universities with advanced digital technologies and a work-study degree. Our goal is to mitigate mismatches in supply and demand of digital skills and talents across Asia with the implementation of our CLaaS Academy — a pan-Asia digital learning and talent platform able to deliver talents and enterprises growth in the post-COVID-19 digital economy.”


About Lithan


Lithan is an EdTech solution provider connecting students, professionals, and enterprises to applied learning degrees, on-demand personalized training and talent placement. Lithan is Edutrust certified and an accredited Centre for Continuous Education and Training (CET) by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), a government body under Singapore’s Ministry of Education. The academy is recognized for its learning innovations with awards including the Microsoft Global Learning Partner of the Year Award, Asia’s Pearson’s College of the Year Award, and IAL’s (Institute for Adult Learning Singapore) innovPLUS Flame Awards.


About APAC CIOoutlook


APAC CIOoutlook is a digital and print magazine that aims to provide a platform for CIOs, CTOs, and other senior level IT buyers and decision makers along with CXOs of solution providers to share their experiences, wisdom, and advices with enterprise IT community of APAC countries. We promote our unique ‘learn from our peers approach’ in the Asia Pacific region. From enterprise application to the leading trends in big data, mobile computing, security and the Cloud, APAC CIOoutlook delivers practical, actionable information from senior practitioners in the trenches. We leverage our extensive peer-to-peer network, among leading technology executives, to bring their experience and the best practices to other members of the CIO community in Asia Pacific countries.

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