Janika Leoste, a PhD in Educational Sciences and a M.Sc. in Economics and Finance, is an Associate Professor of Educational Robotics at Tallinn University and a Postdoctoral Researcher at Tallinn University of Technology.
Her research focuses on educational robotics, STEAM education, educational innovation, hybrid and blended learning. She has published 60 scholarly articles, including in Frontiers or Francis & Taylor.
Since 2019 she is teaching at university, including robot-integrated learning and project based learning projects. She has supervised 12 MA students and has 4 PhD students under supervision.
Janika’s previous experience includes developing accounting software and web-based games, producing cartoons and teaching robotics.
Janika has successfully applied for research funding from many national and international sources, including the EU’s Horizon Europe – for example, one of her projects is an ERA Talents project EdTech Talents.