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42 Adelaide – Louise Nobes “Social Entrepreneur & Disrupter”

42 Adelaide (or “42” Australia) is disruptive software engineering education and training. The school is free for students of all ages and doesn’t have any educational prerequisites. 42 Adelaide brings an innovative collaborative and project-based learning method that develops high-quality programmers – currently in much demand. It has been proudly based here in Adelaide but it extends far beyond into Australia.

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Louise Nobes
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42 Adelaide – Louise Nobes “Social Entrepreneur & Disrupter”

42 Adelaide (or “42” Australia) is disruptive software engineering education and training. The school is free for students of all ages and doesn’t have any educational prerequisites. 42 Adelaide brings an innovative collaborative and project-based learning method that develops high-quality programmers – currently in much demand. It has been proudly based here in Adelaide but it extends far beyond into Australia.

42 Adelaide – Louise Nobes “Social Entrepreneur & Disrupter”

42 Adelaide (or “42” Australia) is disruptive software engineering education and training. The school is free for students of all ages and doesn’t have any educational prerequisites. 42 Adelaide brings an innovative collaborative and project-based learning method that develops high-quality programmers – currently in much demand. It has been proudly based here in Adelaide but it extends far beyond into Australia.

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Originating in France, it was created by billionaire Xavier Niel and branded “42”. It is known to be among the best coding schools in the world, ranking ahead of Harvard, Columbia and Yale in terms of ethical values. In September 2021, 42’s international recognition was confirmed as it achieved 10th place in the Top 100 of the World Universities with Real Impact (WURI).

In under ten years, 42 become the best IT training reference in the world. More than 12,000 students trained in 22 countries, demonstrating that diversity and inclusion educational strategies are the future. Free of charge, with no educational entry standards and no age limit, 42 is attracting some of the largest global players. Many are keen to move towards greater inclusion and the human digital transition of society.

Louise Nobes Social Entrepreneur and Disruptor

Louise Nobes – KIK Innovation Ltd

Louise Nobes is the founder and CEO of KIK Innovation, a registered charitable organisation launched in 2015.

Louise Nobes is an experienced startup & entrepreneurship facilitator, having mentored and engaged both disadvantaged young people into business start-ups as well as idea creators into start-ups and beyond.

Louise Nobes holds a Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Business Administration from the University of South Australia. Louise is also a Prosci accredited in change management methodology.

Louise works with companies and organisations that are looking for socially driven strategies and the purpose of KIK Innovation is to reduce youth unemployment in South Australia by providing disadvantaged young people with job pathways.

KIK Innovation founder and CEO Louise Nobes won the 2017 Social Impact accolade at the Winnovation Awards. In 2019 she was announced as one of InDaily’s 40 Under 40 winners for her work with the organisation.

KIK Innovation bought the licence for the Australian iteration of 42 and based it’s operations out of Adelaide. It is the first of its kind in Australia. It now joins similar educational institutions in Europe, South Africa and South America to use these innovative methodologies and disrupt learning as we know it.

Louise says establishing 42 Adelaide builds on her organisation’s ethos of providing opportunities for future generations. Louise credits the idea of starting 42 Adelaide to DutchSA member Bert Verhoeven (Associate Professor Innovation and Enterprise).

KIK has always been about giving access and educational pathways to young people. It started with entrepreneurship and then it spilled out. 42 Adelaide will not only provide great local digital talent; its unique education model ensures everyone is welcome to be part of the skills and jobs of the future.

Louise Nobes 

42 Adelaide – Sponsors & Partners

The Government provided more than $750,000 in funding to assist KIK Innovation open the world-renowned 42 education model at 24 Pitt Street, in Adelaide. This was in partnership with Uniting Communities.

I’m thrilled to support this endeavour through JobTrainer, which will create 140 jobs and further training pathways for participants between the ages of 17 and 24. Participants will develop technical skills, such as programming language and paradigms, and soft skills to ensure they are work ready. 

Hon David Pisoni MP – ’42 to open first Australian campus in Adelaide’ 2021

The “42” diploma course has been designed with registered training organisation Academy IT. The CEO of South Australian Loftus IT, Mr John Stronnar, stepped up to help with the organisation of funding and equipment.

Partnerships with employers like Lockheed MartinFleet Technologies and Loftus IT make 42 Adelaide a really exciting option for any South Australian seeking career advancement. OzRunways, which provides pilots with a trusted Electronic Flight Bag, has also partnered with 42 Adelaide.

We came on board as partners to help launch 42 Adelaide, as never before had I seen an education system that created such a desire to learn. Creating an incredible standard of workforce for the future. 

John Stronnar, CEO of Loftus Technology 

42 Adelaide – Innovation, Disruption, Gamification

Did you know how Elon Musk first got interested in programming? It’s official – it was by playing video games. 

With 42 Adelaide, there are no teachers, courses, or classes and students control what they learn, when they learn, and how they learn. Higher education is being changed through project-based and peer-to-peer learning, with gamification, to develop students with real-world skills ready for the workplace.

Students develop fundamental technical competencies and collaboration, problem solving and adaptability skills necessary for integration into the digital workforce. Such technical competencies ultimately allow students to comprehend any programming language as well as allowing for each student to develop his or her own understanding of programming paradigms.

With no teachers, the learning is all peer-to-peer. You have to build those communication and interpersonal skills. The super skill of the future is really tech and soft skills combined.

We’re engaging young people who are significantly disadvantaged – who have fallen through the gap and are really struggling… we train them to be business leaders, to understand the growth of small business and be hands-on in the operation of the business.

Louise Nobes 

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Louise Nobes
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42 Adelaide
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