Stéphan Vincent-Lancrin

Deputy Head of Centre for Educational Research and Innovation OECD


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).