Riikka Mononen

Riikka Mononen (PhD, Docent of Education) works as a Professor of Special Education and leads the research group Diversity in Education (DivE). She is also 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 consortium project iFeelMath together with Åbo Akademi University, funded by the Research Council of Finland, and the eMotMath project funded by the Eudaimonia Institute.

Research interests

  • 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