The SBC Academy is the training arm of SBC.
We conduct short courses, talks, workshops and masterclasses in writing, translation, storytelling and publishing. Our workshops meet the training needs of professionals and the wider public. Our local and international trainers and speakers who hail from countries such as the United Kingdom, United States and Australia are established and credible professionals from the literary arts and publishing field.
An empowered and competitive publishing industry and literary arts community in Singapore trained in the latest professional knowledge and skills.
SBC Academy aims to be a training provider of excellence in Singapore, addressing the training needs of professionals and others working in the fields of writing, translation, storytelling, editorial and publishing. SBC Academy is committed to engaging qualified, credible and talented trainers and experts to develop and conduct relevant programmes in Chinese, English, Malay and Tamil.
Courses taking place in the next few months
Embark on Your Travel (Writing)
Love travelling? Write about it and earn from it using digital media! Traveling feels different today with beaches installing ‘Instagram points,’ ‘YouTube moments’ and Mandarin speaking humanoids while Airbnb-type services have brought about a commercialization of traditional hospitality....
Introduction to Storytelling I
Step into the world of storytelling with two 7-hour workshops facilitated by Sheila Wee. Gain a firm grounding in storytelling skills and leave ready to tell a story. The first session is a general introduction to storytelling where you will learn why storytelling is such a powerful form of...
Introduction to Storytelling II
The second of a two-part workshop, this is available as part of a bundle for participants who have attended Introduction to Storytelling I and would like to further develop their storytelling skills. Discover your own personal style! Find out which types of stories work for different audiences and...
Getting Started on Your Family Story
Family is something close to our hearts. We all document our family in one way or the other: we take photographs, we save keepsakes from our childhood, we listen to and retell family stories. This workshop will help you transform your photos, mementoes and memories into a family story that will be...