OKTOGONE, a major player in education and training in digital learning, announces its entry into the European higher education platform AD Education on 21 June.
Together, the two players want to develop new workouts and expand the group’s presence in online workouts.Founded in 2002 by Régis Micheli, Oktogone now has more than 140 employees spread over its headquarters in Sophia-Antipolis, Paris, Nice and Dardilly. Oktogone has developed a wide range of online training courses to support employees, students and job seekers in career development and management, through two major online learning platforms: ISCOD, a fully online school offering 100% work-study courses, and VISIPLUS academy, an online continuing education organization for professionals. With a projected turnover of €32 million in 2022, Oktogone joins the network of AD Education, a leading European platform for higher education and education serving more than 22,000 students in 15 schools across the country Europe: France, Italy, Spain , Germany, Austria , Switzerland, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Greece. In a context where distance learning is experiencing an unprecedented enthusiasm, thanks to this merger, the two players want to accelerate the digitization of AD Education’s courses. Oktogone will rely on the AD Education group’s large portfolio of personal training. New offers will also appear. “We are very pleased to welcome Oktogone to AD Education. We share common values and the DNA of an entrepreneurial group. The complementarity of our offering and our expertise in higher education anchors the group in a long-term leadership position in a thriving higher education market. We look forward to working with the Oktogone teams and accelerating the digitization of the group in France and internationally. † † Kevin GUENEGAN, President of the AD Education Group† The education landscape has undergone profound changes in just a few years and we have always been committed to providing every student with the training method that will help them free themselves from their constraints to build skills and ensure optimal learning progress. This merger with AD Education marks a critical step in Oktogone’s development and we look forward to working with the AD EDUCATION teams to further democratize the use of online training in France and Europe. † Régis MICHELI, founder of Oktogone
ABOUT OKTOGONE GROUP
Oktogone Group is a key player in training and employment in the digital age. The group combines a range of expertise through its different brands to support employees, students and job seekers in managing their careers. Oktogone also supports companies in improving the skills of their employees in a process of continuous training, internal mobility or even recruitment. More information: www.oktogone.com
ABOUT ADVERTISING EDUCATION
European leader in private higher education in creative training, AD Education (ADE) was founded in 2009 by Kévin Guenegan following the acquisition of the École de Condé and brings together 17 schools on 68 campuses in 10 European countries. The ADE network educates 29,000 students in the fields of design, graphic arts, animation, video games, communication, digital, audiovisual, culture and luxury and is committed to providing its students and trainees with the highest level of training to create “Creative Thinkers”, tomorrow’s citizens with critical minds who are meant to understand the challenges of our society. AD Education operates under the brands École de Condé, ECV – Creative Schools & Community, IAAD, Accademia Italiana, CEV, ESP – École Supérieure de Publicité, ESD – École Supérieure du Digital, ECV Digital, EAC, Institut National de Gemmologie – ING, Ecole Supérieure du Parfum, CES, HMKW, Barreira Arte + Desiño, IMAAT, SAE Institute Europe, Asfored-Edinovo, ISCOD and Visiplus Academy. More information: www.ad-education.com