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Council for Creative Education (CCE) Finland in collaboration with Potter's Wheel cordially invites educators to participate and celebrate the creativity in Education. This year CCE is introducing ‘International Symposium In India On Developing Schools Creatively’ 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 the Creativity of Education and education system, in general.


Who can attend?


Researchers and Teachers (pre-primary, primary, secondary and higher section), principals, educators, trainers, homeschooling parents, 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 conference. We are also encouraging government representatives who can present government educational policies and their research. Paper or Poster Presentation is not mandatory for attending the symposium.

In Collaboration with..

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Dhanika Sawarkar : +919890436368​

  • For school development enquiry

  • For sponsorship

  • For paper presentation


Presentation Formats

Call for Papers :

The participants are requested to send their abstract ( 300 words ) on any themes or a topic related to creativity. The covering page should include the participant's name, title, email  ID, phone number and name of the institute (if applicable). The abstract should reach us on or before  15th March 2020 on our email with the subject "Your name-topic". The abstract should be sent in a word file. The author of the accepted paper will be notified by 25th March 2020.


Poster Presentations:

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., Sub-title – 72 pt. with author name(s), designation(s) department(s), Body text – 22-25 pt. Any clearly readable font can be used.


Creative Classroom:

A creative classroom is a 45-minute workshop in which participants will get the opportunity to present their creative ideas to the conference participants. 

The participants are requested to send their abstracts on any topic related to creativity in 300 words. The covering page should include the participant's name, title, email ID, phone number and name of the institute (if applicable). The ideas should reach us on or before 20th June 2020 on our email The ideas should be sent in word/pdf form.(FileName as: name_title of the idea (e.g Albert Ellis_Creativity & Digitalization). The acceptance notification will be sent within 3-4 days after receiving the abstract.

*The word limit (300) is strict for the abstract. Lengthy abstract may be rejected.

Paper/Poster presentation/Creative Classroom, you can send it on


Language for Papers/ Posters Presentation/Creative Classroom - English/Hindi

Note: The slides or posters should be in English.


Paper/Poster Presentation or Creative Classroom is not mandatory for attending the conference.


CCE publishes symposium and conference proceedings along with all selected Papers.

Winners of Symposium

Best Paper Award


Out of all received papers for the symposium, 3 best papers which are presented in the conference will be selected. These 3 people will get a chance to visit Finland to study the Finnish education system for 5 days. If the paper is written by more than one author, then the award will be given to the principal author. The accommodation, school fees, workshop fees, lunch and snacks, transportation for school visits will be taken care of by CCE. All the airfares, visa fees are to be borne by the awardees. The visa processing needs to be taken care of by the awardees.

*CCE reserves all the rights for any changes.


Symposium Venue

Conference Venue : ​

MIT World Peace University

Survey No, 124, Paud Rd, Kothrud, Pune, Maharashtra 411038

Themes for Papers & Presentation

Conference Schedule :

Program Schedule

Important Dates:

Registration Fees​
registration Process & Fees
Important Dates
Presenter List

Registration Process

  • Online registration

  • Abstract submission by 20th March 2020 in max. 300 words for Paper / Poster presentation.

  • Abstract approval for Paper / Poster writers will be notified by 25th March 2020.

  • Last date of registration by 05th July 2020.


              (1) Every paper presenter will get 15 mins for presentation and 5 mins for the Q&A session. Time will be strictly followed.

            (2) Every creative classroom session will get 45 mins for the workshop. Time will be strictly followed.
            (3) Bring your own material for poster presentation & creative classroom sessions.
Cash will not be accepted in any case. For spot entries, you can pay by Paytm (M:9890436368) or Cheque only.
Online bank transfer details 


  • Account Name: Council for Creative Education Finland

  • Account Number: 624005501050

  • Type: Current Account

  • NEFT / IFSC : ICIC0006240

  • Bank: ICICI Bank Ltd.

  • Branch: Bhandarkar Road, Pune

  • Currency: INR

Refund Policy: (minus administration charges Rs.2000/-##)


  • Cancellations before 31st May 2020 - 100% refund ##

  • Cancellations between 1st June till 15th June 2020 - 50% refund ##

  • Cancellations after 15th June 2020 - No refund (In any case)

  • Mode of refund- By cheque or wire transfer

  • Duration - 30 days from the date of cancellation


Inclusion in fees 


  • Admission to the Welcome Ceremony & side events (Paper and poster presentations)

  • Abstract Book & proceedings

  • A printed copy of the Conference Program

  • Admission to all sessions - including the plenary & featured speaker sessions

  • Daily Lunch and high tea/coffee and light snacks

  • Paper proceedings

  • Online LMS access to CCE's Google Classroom

  • Certificate (Soft-copy)


Hotel Accommodation Near Conference Venue

  1. Hotel Sheetal, Pune

  2. Hotel Coronet, Pune 

  3. Centurion inn, Pune

  4. Hotel The Monetta, Pune

  5. Hotel Raviraj, Pune

Hotel Accommodation



Mr.Heramb Kulkarni - Finland

Head, Strategy and ICT Development, CCE Finland

Speaker and trainer on EduTech and innovation across 12 countries. Strategy Consultant to many governments including the Kingdom of Bahrain, Govt of India - Delhi, Chhattisgarh. Research area: Edutech learning solutions for large classrooms. Trained more than 5200+ teachers, Educators, leaders on strategy and ICT innovations Held key positions at Nokia, Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs and Accenture, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Scrum Master. 


Heramb consults many governments and large organizations across 3 continents, Europe, Asia and Africa within key countries like Denmark, USA, Bahrain, Nigeria and Indian states like Delhi, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. His research areas are educational technology and creativity, global education reforms and collaborative innovations. As an educator, social entrepreneur and technology wizard, he is on the advisory board of many educational institutes and innovative start-ups across Europe and India. He has held leadership positions across large MNCs like Nokia, Lucent Technologies, Skyworks and Accenture with vast experience in technology, architecture and software development domain.


Mrs. Shirin Kulkarni - Finland

Research Director and Co-founder of Council for Creative Education, CCE Finland


Entrepreneur, Researcher, Teacher Trainer and writer in the field of creativity in education and educational psychology.

Numerous articles and book chapters published about creativity and education in various international newspapers, journals, eBooks and paper books

Total research experience in the field of psychology and education for 12+ years


International speaker and Trainer:

Speaks on Creativity in education, Nurturing Creativity, Creativity as a life-skill, Comparative studies in Education systems, Teacher education, Indology (Indian studies- Panchatantra-Narrative learning approach), Vedic education systems(Ancient Indian Education) already given in countries like Finland, Denmark, U.S.A., U.K, Curacao, Israel


Specialities: CII (Creativity-identity Interaction) model

Comparative studies in Education

Winner of Golden Women Award 2015 in the Science and Innovation category

Recipient of University of Tampere Foundation's Research Grant


Developed all the training for CCE start from scratch and trained more than 12000 teachers altogether. Trained the teachers and principals to develop their schools blending the creative methods based on Finnish education system with the best practices from the local education system. This unique approach has been appreciated by educators worldwide. Shirin is currently the only researcher who has done the comparative study of the Indian education system with the Finnish education system.

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