Are the courses online?
No. 42KL is a physical coding/programming school and we believe that the best way of learning is in our campus. Considering the current pandemic, we will be ensuring a safe environment with all physical distancing measures in effect.
are there any teachers?
42KL is a peer-to-peer learning school, so no teachers. There is the educational staff who create a framework for guiding students through the curriculum. You learn and discover by yourself and with your peers. One step at a time.
WHAT DOES PEER-TO-PEER LEARNING MEAN?
Peer-to-peer learning is an education model where students learn from each other instead of learning from an appointed teacher. You will also learn from explaining to your peers.
HOW IS THE CURRICULUM STRUCTURED?
42KL part of the 42 network that’s based in Paris and Silicon Valley. There are more than a hundred projects laid out as a tree. You can follow different paths to discover multiple aspects of programming and IT.
WILL THE SCHOOL OFFER ANY ONLINE COURSES?
No. We believe that our system works better if you are physically present to interact with other students. We call it peer-learning. But if you really want to learn on your own there are many on-line options!
WHY IS 42 CALLED 42?
Hint, the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
WHAT TYPES OF JOBS COULD 42 STUDENTS EVENTUALLY APPLY FOR?
Students who have participated in the 42 programme can apply to any job in the field of digital technology. So we’ve had students employed or interning as software engineers, product managers, solutions architects, UI/UX designers, etc.
WHAT KIND OF COURSES DOES 42 OFFER?
There are no courses and no professors at 42. Students are actively learning by completing a variety of projects.
DO I HAVE TO KNOW HOW TO CODE TO JOIN 42?
No, not at all! It is not necessary to have any knowledge in programming to join and succeed at 42.
HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE BEEN ADMITTED TO 42 AFTER THE PISCINE?
After completing the Piscine, you will be informed of your admissions status by email within 15 days.
HOW MANY STUDENTS ARE YOU SELECTING EACH YEAR?
We have around 150 work stations for the time being, but we want the best. That could be less than the number of work stations that we have or more, it all depends on how many students we see who are able to adapt to our particular pedagogy and work hard.