42: A Digital Transformation in Education
42 is an ICT school that was created in Paris in 2013 and now has 44 campuses in 26 countries across the globe. Tuition is free for the students, there is no degree requirement to apply and 42 is well known for its revolutionary Peer-Learning pedagogical approach, with no teachers and no lectures. With its fully digital system to support the entire curriculum of its 15.000 students, 42 is an example of digital transformation in higher education.
- You will discover a fully working example of a training using the social constructivist approach of learning.
- You will see how a curriculum can be digitalized and gamified.
- You will discover how we put emphasis on soft skills through our pedagogical model.
With a scientific background, Olivier Crouzet got a Master’s degree as an IT engineer. After 2 years as System Administrator in the 3rd French Internet service provider, he spent thirteen years developing an IT training model. For the last ten years he has been involved in 42, the IT school founded by Xavier Niel, a French telecom tycoon. While still evolving the revolutionary Peer-Learning model of 42, Olivier Crouzet is also promoting the evolution of the French education system through various conferences.