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Registration for eSTARS International eLearning Conference now open

National Research University Higher School of Economics

On December 1 - 2, 2020, HSE University and Coursera will bring together researchers, practitioners, experts, opinion leaders, visionaries, executives, education leaders and representatives of the business community to discuss the transformation of education and the main challenges that education faces in a rapidly digitalizing world.

The 2020 eSTARS (eLearning Stakeholders and Researchers Summit) International Conference will be held online, and this year's theme is the 'Transformation of Education to Meet Global Trends of the Digital Economy'.

eSTARS 2020 will provide a platform for the scientific and expert community to discuss topical issues that universities face today due to the increased interplay of digital technology, economics, and education.

We invite you to register for eSTARS 2020 now.

Date of the conference: December 1 and 2, 2020.

Venue: online

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The eSTARS International Conference focuses on pressing issues in education and elearning. In 2017 and 2018, over 1,000 participants, including representatives from 16 countries and 56 universities, attended eSTARS.

HSE University is consistently ranked as one of Russia's top universities. 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 has been incorporating MOOCs into its curricula since 2013.

Coursera is 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, programmes, certificates, and degrees that empower over 60 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. 2,000 companies trust Coursera for Business to provide their employees additional training and certification. 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.

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