5th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM AND CONFERENCE ON CREATIVE EDUCATION
7-11 November 2017
Council for Creative Education (CCE) Finland cordially invites you to participate and celebrate the creativity in Education.
These are series of an internationally refereed symposium and seminars dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. We have a group of world-renowned educators and experts in the field of education who will be presenting their ideas about Creativity of Education and the education system, in general. The teachers, principals, educators, trainers, students from teacher education are encouraged to send their papers/ ideas for this symposium. We would like to create a forum for the exchange of information pertaining to the latest outstanding developments in the field of creativity and learning.
For the exchange of ideas, we invite you to see the Finnish schools, meet Finnish teachers and experts in creative education in our 4-day program. The conference will be conducted as a part of this program. CCE's 5th Symposium on Creative Education with the theme "Together... We Create" will be held from 7-11 November at Tampere, Finland.
The symposium this year is a part of 'Suomi/Finland 100' project. Finland is celebrating its Centenary of independence, so CCE is joining hands to celebrate creativity in Finnish schools. As a part of this symposium, there will be a grand exhibition of 100 creative experiments only from Finland and 100 creative experiments selected from across the globe.
The theme 'Together... We create' emphasize the importance of collaboration, cooperation and consistency which are required to create anything new and meaningful. It is expected that the researchers present their ideas about the future education and what role creativity or creative education has to play.
Why CCE Finland?
CCE is an international research organization based in Finland with an aim to invent, educate and promote creative education. We believe that every student and teacher is creative and has potential to develop the creativity in routine education. We operate in the fields of pre-primary, primary, secondary and higher education with system reforms, quality assessment, professional development, state of the art evaluation methods and teacher training. Additionally, we support innovations and collaborative learning techniques in vocational and higher education.
Who can attend?
Schools, Principals, Teachers, Educators, Researchers, Govt Educational officers, City officials, etc. who wish to submit the Creative Experiment under the Finland Creative 100 Program.
Researchers and Teachers (pre-primary, primary, secondary and higher section), principals, educators, trainers, students from teacher education are welcome to present their ideas of creativity which can be used in teaching school subjects. Any education enthusiast can participate in this symposium. We are also encouraging government representatives who can present government, educational policies and their research. If you want to understand the secret of success of the Finnish education system, this is the right platform for you! Paper or Poster Presentation is not mandatory for attending the Symposium.
Prof. Jarmo Viteli (Keynote speaker)
Jarmo Viteli is a Finnish academic, researcher and a professor at the University of Tampere and the director of Hypermedia Lab. His main interest areas are learning, eLearning, social media, modern working and learning cultures.
Viteli was the leader of the “eTampere program” in 2001-2005. He was one of the first academics to combine social media with the research and education in Finland. He has a large national and international network which is essential for building joint research projects. He has worked with Unesco in Namibia to improve the local information society. Now he serves as the evaluator at the European Union's funding projects. Viteli is one of the specialists from 'Information Society Council' in Finland. He also manages two national conferences 'MindTrek' and 'Interactive Technology in Education'.
On 5th International Symposium on Creative Education 2017, CCE is honored to have such a respected academician as Key Note Speaker. Team CCE, Finland looking forward Prof. Jarmo Vitelli leading the 5th Symposium & guide our participants to take themselves one step ahead as a modern edge educator.
Ex-Minister of Education, Govt of Finland (June 2011 - May 2013)
Gustafsson is currently a member of the Grand Committee and the Education and Culture Committee of the Parliament. In addition, he has been a member of the City Council of Tampere since 1976 and he has been instrumental in designing policies for the city of Tampere.
Born in Turku, Jukka owned the degree of Master of Social Science in 1976. He served as principal of the Murikka Institute for ten years before being elected to the Parliament in 1987.
Gustafsson chaired the Employment and Equality Committee in the Parliament from 2003 to 2007. Outside of politics, he served as vice president of the Football Association of Finland till 2006. In June 2011, he was appointed as Minister of Education to Jyrki Katainen's cabinet.
Dr. Riitta Juusenaho is an expert of Finnish education system. She has 27 years of experience as a teacher and a principal in comprehensive education and she has made her doctoral dissertation in 2004 about leadership and management styles of Finnish comprehensive school principals from the perspective of gender.
Dr. Juusenaho has also worked as a Research and Evaluation Manager in the City of Tampere and her main task then was to develop evaluation systems of public services in the City of Tampere. After this, she worked four years as a Project Director in TOP School -project. Her responsibility then was to develop and to coordinate widely learning environments at every educational level so that schools in the City of Tampere can respond to the need of 21st-century skills and to offer the best possible learning experiences for all children and youth.
Riitta Juusenaho has worked also as a Director of Education and Culture in a municipality called Ruovesi. At the moment she works as a Project Director in Tampere Adult Education Center. Her task here is to develop Educational School Camps for international students all over the world.
Veteran teacher and ex-Principal of Kirkkojarvi School, Espoo who have been instrumental in developing Finnish learning experiences since the 1970s.
** CCE members will receive separate invoice according to the option they choose. The interested existing members and new members are requested to send an email including their name and days they want to attend to our info email address. Please note that there are only 3 options from which you need to choose one. It is mandatory to email the transaction ID of the membership fee payment to
Inclusions in the Fees:
Admission to the Welcome Reception & side events (Paper and poster presentations) for the duration of the events registered
A printed copy of the Conference Program
Admission to all sessions - including the plenary & featured speaker sessions and sessions in parallel conferences
Daily Lunch and twice refreshments and light snacks
School Visits on 8th and 9th Nov and Workshop Fees
Local Transportation for School Visits (except Optional visits)
For Online Bank Transfer details
Account Name: CCE FINLAND OY
Account Number: FI 41 1146 3001 1433 92
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Refund Policy :
Cancellations before September 15, 2017 - 100% refund **
Cancellations between September 15 and Oct 6, 2017 - 50% refund **
Cancellations after October 6, 2017 - No refund (In Any Case)
(** minus applicable bank charges)
For Student concession it is mandatory to submit photocopy of Student id card and letter from supervisor Or Head of the department..
Deserving students from developing countries may apply for sponsorship/(partial) waiver of registration fees. There is a possibility to get one.Kindly send your CV and letter of purpose to
Paper or Poster Presentation is not mandatory for attending the Symposium.
CCE will publish symposium and conference proceedings along with all selected Papers.
Note: The venue for the Symposium is Tampere University of Technology. Kindly do not communicate with the university for any of the questions related to Symposium. The replies for the queries will be entertained only at
Dates & Deadlines
Collaboration and Partners
Themes for Papers
Future of formal schooling
Designing Learning Spaces
Philosophy of creativity
Creativity and togetherness
Creativity in curriculum
Interactive learning technologies
Expression of emotions through creations
Understanding important educational concepts through arts
Call For Papers
The participants are requested to send their abstract (300 words) on any of the above themes or a topic related to creativity. The covering page should include participant's name, title, email ID, phone number and name of the institute (if applicable). The abstract should reach us on or before 15th August 2017 on our email email@example.com. The abstract should be sent in pdf form. The author of the accepted paper will be notified by 30th August 2017. keep visiting our web pages!
Guidelines for Poster Presentation: Format: 300-word Abstract, Introduction, Method & Materials, Results, Tables & Figures, and Conclusions. Full Poster Size: 3’ x 4’ Border: 1/2 inch Poster Text size: Title - 80 PT., subtitle – 72 PT. With author name(s), designation, department(s), Body text – 22-25 PT. Any clearly readable font can be used.