Rikke Berggreen Paaskesen is a teacher and educational sociologist. She has a broad teaching experience with children and youngsters and has also been teaching students at the Teacher Education in DK and adults at FOF.
Rikke has been Head of Department in Coding Pirates DOKK1, a maker environment, and she has been specialised in teaching with the use of robot technology, among others she started up the elective subject RoboTech at a Boarding School for teens.
Rikke works for KUBO Robotics, DK.
As a speaker Rikke has been given talks in the following contexts:
CounterPlay conference: "Entrepreneurshipspirit, Innovative skills and Conditions for Creative Learning in Education" (2015)
RoboBusiness Europe, the entrepreneurship track Play&Learn (2016)
Danmarks Læringsfestival (2016)
Human Futures, Aarhus Universitet: "Critical Pedagogical Design Thinking With The Use Of Robottechnologies In Formal Education" (2016) and "Education In Times Of Manipulative Technologies and Automation" (2017)
Human-Robot conference in Vienna: "Growing-up hand in hand with robots: designing and evaluating child-robot interaction from a developmental perspective" (2017)
Learning event for teachers at Horsens Municipality: "Eksperimenterende læringsdesign for demokratisk dannelse" (2017)
Talk for parrents and teachers in Kenya: "The Purpose of Play, Creativity & Innovation" (2017)
VIA NNU-conference: "Technological Formation, Learning Designs & Big Ideas" - about the importance of learning with creative, imaginative and explorative use of technology in preschool, primary school and secondary school (2018)
For teachers at the Bation Hall in Kenya: "The Value of Play-based Strategies & Creative Approaches" (2018)
Placeholder Odense: Presentation and workshop for teachers and teaching assistents from Odense Municipality getting introduced to hands-on experiences with KUBO (2019)
BETT conference London: Running workshops, showing attendees how to introduce students to computing in a playful, cross-curricular way (2019)
Online Webinar and Q&A session, PlayFutures, Exploration 1: Playbased strategies in the classroom. Lego Foundation (2019)
Short presentation at Design School Kolding on cross-cultural approaches using KUBO in the classroom: "Social Play in an (Robot)Technological Perspective" (2019)
In 2017-18 Rikke has been engaged in a pilot-project about robotics for preschoolers in Kenya. This content is updatet on the midle of the site after comming home from our second field- and study trip to Kenya in 2018.