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Digital Transformation: Global Challenges to the Education System

National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in cooperation with the global educational platform Coursera hеld the eSTARS International Scientific Conference on 1 – 2 December, 2021 online.

eSTARS 2021 will gather researchers and practitioners, experts and opinion leaders, as well as members of education, business and technology communities to discuss topical issues, which universities face today due to the increase of the mutual influence of digital technologies, economics and education

eSTARS 2021 will provid a platform for scientific and expert community to discuss topical issues, which universities face today due to the increase of the mutual influence of digital technologies, economics and education.

eSTARS 2021

 Definition of the strategy and prospects for the digitalization of education.

Discussion of the main trends and state policy in the field of digitalization of education; challenges of the market and the position of the business as a potential employer.

Leading global researchers and organizers of online learning, representatives from education, business and technology.

 Unique studies of online education. Ideas and new solutions obtained during the intersection between scientists and practitioners.

 

Who should attend eSTARS


Legislative and executive authorities

to keep up with the development of online education and regulate these process


Heads of universities and educational organizations

to understand the lastest trends and identify roles they can play in education reform


ELearning and pedagogical researchers

to share their latest ideas and highlight points of growth on the market


Managers of online educational projects

to create better solutions using the latest technologies


Heads of corporate universities

to learn about improving human potential and building stronger teams


Distance learning professionals

to get inspiration from experts and create effective learning programmes

Main topics

  • Strategies of State Policy in Education Transformation
  • Transformation of University Infrastructure and New Challenges from Stakeholders in Business, Government and Education
  • Impact of Digital Transformation on Higher Education: Current Trends
  • eLearning Market Researches and Educational Product Portfolio-Building Practices
  • Personalized Educational Trajectories: Using Big Data for Adaptive Systems
  • Data Analysis and Learning Analytics
  • Evaluation of Effectiveness of New Approaches in eLearning Process
  • Psychological Aspects of Online Learning
  • Economics and Sociology of Online Learning
  • eLearning from the Perspective of Socio-humanitarian Sciences
  • eLearning from the Perspective of Exact and Applied Sciences

Past Conferences Headliners

 
Yaroslav Kuzminov

Academic Supervisor,  
HSE University

 
Jeff Maggioncalda

CEO Coursera

 
Luciano Saso

president of UNICA

 
Betty Vandenbosch

Chief Content Officer
Coursera 

 
Sergey Roshchin

Vice-Rector, HSE University

 
William Kuskin 

professor, Faculty Director for Online Innovation in CEAS
University of Boulder, Colorado

 

Organizers

Consistently ranked as one of Russian's top universities the Higher School of Economics (HSE) is a leader in Russian education and one of the top economics and social sciences universities in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. The co-founder of the Russian National Platform for Open Education, HSE includes MOOCs into its curricula since 2013. 

in top-10 in terms of total courses on Coursera

>3,500,000 learners

>200 online courses

5 online master degree

The world’s largest online learning platform for higher education. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, certificates, and degrees that empower over 65 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. 2,000 companies trust the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera for Government equips government employees and citizens with in-demand skills to build a competitive workforce. Coursera is backed by investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group.

200+ top global universities

8 universities and 2 industrial partners from Russia

65,000,000 learners

300+ specializations and 17 degrees

Previous events

eSTARS 2020

More than 1000 visitors  from 150 universities of the world attended eSTARS-2020.

100 leaders and professionals including representatives of the Ministry of Education and corporate business.

 

eSTARS 2020

eSTARS 2018

More than 500 visitors over the course of 2 days.

16 countries were represented.

Leaders and professionals from 14 foreign universities, leading Russian experts, representatives of the Ministry of Education and corporate business.

eSTARS 2018

eSTARS 2017

More than 400 visitors attended the 1st eSTARS.

11 countries were represented.

Leaders and professionals from 56 universities, leading Russian experts, representatives of the Ministry of Education and corporate business.

eSTARS 2017

Contact information

eSTARS@hse.ru