Ceren Calisir


I was graduated from International Relations in Turkey with a specific focus on the Social, Economic and Cultural Policies and Priorities of the European Union. I have completed my Masters' Degree in European Studies.
Ï have been involved with non-formal education in the youth field since 2015 as trainer/facilitator/project manager and project coordinator in Turkey, Italy and Denmark.

Ceren Calisir has 3 references for past work as a trainer.

Ceren Calisir

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Current occupation

freelance trainer

Work experience


Freelance Project Manager/Coordinator/Trainer/ Facilitator


EVS in Denmark in project management, coordination, facilitation and training delivery


Internship at Futuro Digitale Italy in European Projects

Project experience and volunteering:


Erasmus+ Training Course Italy (Soverato) Coaching and Mentoring
Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Italy (Bisceglie) Europe Meets Eurosud

2016 March - December:

Erasmus+ Training Course Sweden - Arts and Activism
Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Romania - CV writing
Erasmus+ Youth Exchange - Lithuania - Survival in the Nature
Erasmus+ Training Course Lithuania - NGO to Business
Erasmus+ Training Course Poland - How to Coach

2015 June - September:

Erasmus+ Training Course Estonia - Entrepreneurship
Erasmus+ Training Course Romania - Outdoor Sports
Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Hungary - Cultural Differences
Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Czech Republic - Sports and Healthy lifestyle

2011 July- Volunteering in working with mentally disabled people(Servizio Civile Internazionale) - Italy

2010 August- Archeology Workcamp - Portugal
2010 August - Archeology Workcamp - Spain

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Educational pathway

I did my bachelors in International Relations Departmant from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, focusing on the EU Social, Political, Economic and Cultural dynamics as well as its role in World Politics. Later on, I have done my masters in European Studies at the Aalborg University in Denmark.

After my studies, I have done my internship in Italy at an NGO, Futuro Digitale, on Erasmus+ KA1 projects where I had been actively involved in trainings as well as project design and coordination tasks for 6 months. I did my EVS in project management, coordination and facilitation in Denmark for 12 months.

I have been involved in volunteering since 2011 in various programmes and finally, I have been interested and actively working as a facilitator/trainer since 2015. Lastly, I have completed the Training of Trainers course in non-formal education, which was organized by the Turkish National Agency.

Fields of training expertise

  • (beginner) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (intermediate) Citizenship Education
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (advanced) Communication Skills
  • (intermediate) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (beginner) Creativity & Art
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (advanced) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (intermediate) Education through Sports
  • (advanced) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (intermediate) Equal Opportunities
  • (beginner) Fundraising
  • (intermediate) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (intermediate) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (beginner) Health & Prevention
  • (advanced) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (intermediate) Organizational Management
  • (intermediate) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (intermediate) People Management & Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (intermediate) Project Management
  • (intermediate) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (intermediate) Social Media
  • (expert) Storytelling & Humour
  • (advanced) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (advanced) Youth Policy
  • (advanced) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (expert) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (intermediate) Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility (CoE)
  • (advanced) European Institutions
  • (intermediate) International Youth Structures
  • (advanced) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (intermediate) Marginalized & Excluded Youth

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (beginner) Asia
  • (intermediate) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (advanced) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Global Cooperation
  • (intermediate) North-North Cooperation
  • (intermediate) North-South Co-operation
  • (intermediate) South East Europe

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) Italian
  • (intermediate) Spanish
  • (fluent) Turkish

Trainer references

  • Growing Green - Training of Trainers

    Awaiting validation (requested 2021-05-05)
    The training activity took place
    in Bandung, Indonesia
    organised by InterCollege, FORA, GREAT Indonesia
  • Coaching for Active Citizenship

    Awaiting validation (requested 2021-05-05)
    The training activity took place
    in Chisinau, Moldova
    organised by InterStep
  • Action2Learn - Seminar

    Validated (2021-05-04)
    The training activity took place
    in Vadul Lui Voda, Moldova
    organised by FORA Hvidovre
    03.10.2017- 11.10.2017
    Reference person

    Emese Lazslo

    (Organizer/ Project Manager)
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This profile was last modified on 2021-05-04

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