Home--7th Symposium on Creativity for Sustainable Education 2020



Creativity For Sustainable Education  

09 - 12 November 2020


Council for Creative Education (CCE) Finland cordially invites you to participate and explore the
Creativity for Sustainable Education.


Pekka Neittaanmäki

UNESCO chair on Digital Platforms for Transforming Economies

Professor of Information Technology, Numerical Analysis and Its Applications, University of Jyväskylä. He has teaching Experience since 1974 in Numerical methods, Programming, CAD, Simulation, Optimization, Optimal control, FEM, Mathematical modelling. Peaaka being ranked in the top 3 Ph.D. supervisors in the world and he has supervised 109 Ph.D. theses.  Coauthor of 16 Monographs, Editor of 30 proceedings or lecture notes, Member of Program / Scientific Committees in CSAI 2019 - ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Sciences and AI in Industry: New Digital Technologies for Solving Future Societal and Economic Challenges, Jyväskylä, Finland, 2019.

Research Grants / Contracts (more than € 20 million) - Mechanics of moving materials and Multidisciplinary analysis, Academy of Finland, 2018–2019.

Kari Louhivuori

Pedagogy Coach, CCE Finland

Pedagogical Expert, Veteran teacher and ex-Principal of Kirkkojarvi School, Espoo has been instrumental in developing Finnish learning experiences since the 1970s. Throughout his career, Kari strongly emphasized the collaborative developments of schools and organic educational leadership. In collaboration with Verstas Architects Kari helped in the design and planning of the award-winning Kirkkojärvi School building in 2010. Currently, Kari consults schools, universities, and educators across the globe as CCE's pedagogical expert coach.

Heikki Lyytinen

UNESCO chair on Inclusive Literacy Learning for All

Professor in neuropsychology and psychology, PhD 1984 (Doctor of Psychology), the University of Jyväskylä. Heikki Lyytinen, Emeritus Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology, already held the UNESCO chair during the previous four-year period from 2015 to 2019. He focuses on Graphogame research to show that this digital learning environment succeeds in helping children globally to become literate, i.e. to overcome biological/genetic bottlenecks and compromised opportunities to receive sufficient instruction.

Research - The reading-Game related projects; ProRead Sokrates; NeuroDys EU-STREP, Center for the promotion of the Literacy in the Sub-Saharan Africa; Dyslexia, genes, and brain.

He awarded as Schild Scientist Award by the Finnish Cultural Foundation 1996; Nokia Award 2004; University Award for Public Information 2005; Philips Nordic Prize 2005; Senior Researcher's Prize of the Finnish Psychological Association 2008.

Heramb Kulkarni

Head, ICT Development, and Strategy, CCE Finland

Speaker and trainer on EduTech, collaborative learning, and innovation across 12 countries. Trained more than 14000+ teachers, Educators, leaders on strategy and ICT innovations Research.

Heramb consults many governments and large organizations across 3 continents, Europe, Asia, and Africa within key countries like Denmark, USA, Bahrain 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.

Kristof Fenyvesi

Researcher In Contemporary Culture Studies

Research Fields: STEAM; trans- and Multidisciplinary integration in learning; connections between arts & Mathematics; problem-solving, playfulness, phenomenon-based, experience-oriented, and cooperative approaches in education; hands-on and digital modelling in Mathematics, art and design; interdisciplinary aesthetics.

Vice President of the World’s Largest Mathematics and Arts Community, The Bridges Organization and Director of Experience Workshop Math-Art Movement, Director of Experience Workshop Global STEAM Network. 

Research Field - Multidisciplinary and Phenomenon-based Learning; STEAM education; key competence development; collaborative problem-solving; mathematics & art connections in education.

List of publications - Renewable Energy Resources for Learning Mathematics: Windmills and Water Wheels at the Math Class TUTKA

Shirin Kulkarni

Research Director, CCE Finland

Researcher in the field of Creative Thinking and education for more than 14 years.

Research Areas:

  • Creativity and School Environment

  • A comparative study between India and Finland

  • CII (Creativity-identity Interaction) model

  • Narrative teaching techniques

Experienced trainer and psychologist

Research Director, CCE Finland

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University of  Jyväskylä 

Seminaarinkatu 15, 40014 Jyväskylän yliopisto, Finland




Note: The venue for the Symposium is the University of Jyvaskyla Finland. 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 info@ccefinland.org


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