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Meet our members : Rikt

Published: 6. October 2018

Rikt provides in-service training for primary and secondary school teachers, using digital devices to develop assessment for learning strategies. We caught up with Zoé Skjæraasen, Marketing Assistant, to hear more about how they enable teachers with active learning and teaching; their thoughts on the school community and their international ambitions.

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Can you describe briefly what Rikt do?
Rikt provides in-service training for primary and secondary school teachers, using digital devices to develop assessment for learning strategies. Focusing on learning objectives and criteria, student agency, sharing, and frequent feedback we model good practice in the classroom. It is our ambition to enhance the learning conditions for all students.

What type of services do you offer?
We offer Active Learning aimed at teachers and teacher practices, and Active Leadership to support the leadership teams in the schools we work with. Changing the classroom practices of all teachers in a school requires a systemic approach. We consequently work with leadership teams on municipality and school levels as well as with teachers.

What do you want to change?
We want to change the classroom practices of teachers and students, making them more conducive to develop the competencies needed for the present and the future. To achieve this, we need to change the way all actors in the school community think about teaching and learning.

Why did you choose edtech?
Digital devices are fundamental tools in creating the types of environment that nurtures in-depth learning. There is no way around it.

What do you see are the biggest challenges in this market?
Lack of understanding amongst decision makers.

What is your next big steps or ambitions?
To go global.

In what way has being a member of Oslo Edtech Cluster made a difference for you?
Cooperating with other Edtech companies is making our service better every day. Oslo Edtech Cluster has also allowed for us to spend more time with teachers and students, and less time searching for partners.

How many employees do you have?
We are now 40 employees.

Which stage do you say your company is at? Growth? Well established?
Rikt is a well established growth company.