Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin, PhD.

Deputy Head of Division and Senior Analyst, OECD – OCDE, France

Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin is Deputy Head of the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) and a Senior Analyst at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), where he leads work on digitalization in education (“Smart data and digital technology in education: AI, learning analytics and beyond”), on education during the covid-19 crisis as well as a large international practice-engaged innovation project in 24 countries on “Fostering and Assessing Creativity and Critical Thinking in Education”. His work has focused on innovation in education and on higher education, looking at how to support innovation-friendly ecosystems in education, how to drive change and adapt to innovation, and studying specific innovations.

His recent reports include the OECD Education Digital Outlook: Pushing the Frontiers with AI, Blockchain and Robots (2021), Schooling during a pandemic (2021), How Learning Continued during the COVID-19 Pandemic (2022) and Fostering Students’ Creativity and Critical Thinking: What it Means in School (2019).

He is a Marie Curie Fellow, a 2007 Fulbright New Century Scholar, and received awards for his work from the US National Association of Assessment Directors and from the International Center for Innovation in Education. He holds a PhD in economics, a master’s in philosophy and a grande école diploma (Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris).

Digital Education: The Future of Education and Skills for Innovation

The presentation will discuss how the digital transformation could affect education in the future, looking at possible uses of AI to manage education systems and support teaching and learning. It will also discuss some of the implications in terms of skills development.