Riikka Mononen

Riikka Mononen (PhD, Docent of Education) works as a professor of special education. She is a member of the research collective MoLeWe, which brings together researchers interested in motivation, learning, and well-being of children and adolescents. Currently, Mononen leads a 4-year Academy of Finland consortium project iFeelMath together with Åbo Akademi University and also the iSeeNumbers project, funded by the Research Council of Norway (2018–2022) and in collaboration with the University of Oslo.

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  • development of children's mathematical skills
  • mathematical learning difficulties
  • assessment of mathematical skills
  • mathematics interventions

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Faculty of Education
P.O.Box 2000
90014 University of Oulu