Filip Kňažek


In non-formal education actively from 2014.
I love to do daring activities, get out of the comfort zone, go deep, use our bodies and nature as a very wise teachers and tools. I work with for Czech NA.
I focus mainly on stress and its management, mental health topics, emotional intelligence and communication from every side and angle (para-/non-/verbal) and self-developmental topics connected to our behavioural patterns.
I love dogs, hiking, contact improvisation, new cultures and travelling.

Filip Kňažek has 3 references for past work as a trainer.

Filip Kňažek

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  • Fabio Meazza
    Fabio Meazza

Current occupation

trainer, facilitator, developmental guide

Work experience

•2022 - present - Trainer in Pool of trainers - Czech National Agency Dům zahraniční spolupráce
- facilitating TECs for ESC volunteers; different events for organisations in ESC and different TCAs connected to Erasmus+

•2016 - present - Trainer, facilitator, lecturer and self-development guide
- various E+ training courses (10+) on the topics of behavioral patterns, Stress management, Mindfulness, Mental health, Behavioural patterns, Authenticity , Emotional inteligence using psychological, nature-based and embodiment techniques
- Staff training weeks (10+) on the topics of Stress management & Mindfulness; Effective Communication; Mentoring, Leadership & Coaching;
Presentation Skills
- workshops and coaching walks in nature for the public

• 2019 -present - Lecturer and trainer at Masaryk University - Faculty of Philosophy and Faculty of Pharmacy April
-Organisation and facilitation of group international and local soft-skills trainings, workshops and seminars (short/long-term) for students and local/international university employees (staff training weeks)
-Guarantee of 2 soft-skills subjects for students - Basics of effective communication; Stress management and Mindfulness

Educational pathway

•Marker Czechoslovakia - 7 month training program for facilitators and youth workers on non-formal education improvement Jun 2021 to Jan 2022

•Development of pedagogical competencies
Pedagogical - 1 year course from competence development centre, Masaryk University, Brno - Jan 2021 to Jan 2022

•Foundation 1 year long training in process-oriented psychotherapy, IPOP institute, Prague - June 2021 - June 2022

•8-week long Mindfulness courses (3x) Mindfulness Based Stress reduction Apr 2018 – Nov 2020

• Practicing coaching and mentoring, The Netherlands, week in January 2019

• Training new trainers, EPSA? Brno, Czech Republic > week on non-formal education methodologies to become a trainer July 2016

• Various training courses/ youth exchanges/ staff weeks on the topics of Non-formal learning and education, facilitation, leadership, emotional intelligence, non-violent and effective communication, coaching, self-development, authenticity,
embodiment, outdoor learning, arts,
dance, mindfulness, voice, LGBT+ rights, vulnerability Feb 2016 – present time

Fields of training expertise

  • (beginner) Animation
  • (intermediate) Change Management
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (advanced) Communication Skills
  • (beginner) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (intermediate) Creativity & Art
  • (beginner) Crisis Management
  • (beginner) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (beginner) Drama & Theatre
  • (beginner) Equal Opportunities
  • (intermediate) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (beginner) Event Management
  • (advanced) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (advanced) Health & Prevention
  • (intermediate) Intercultural Learning
  • (intermediate) International Youth Work
  • (intermediate) Leadership Development
  • (beginner) Organizational Management
  • (beginner) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (beginner) People Management & Cooperation
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (intermediate) Project Management
  • (beginner) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (intermediate) Public Speaking
  • (intermediate) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (beginner) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (beginner) Time Management
  • (intermediate) Training of Trainers
  • (advanced) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (beginner) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (advanced) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (beginner) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (beginner) European Institutions

Working with specific target groups

  • (beginner) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (advanced) Intercultural Teams
  • (beginner) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (beginner) Minorities

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (beginner) Africa
  • (beginner) Asia
  • (beginner) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (advanced) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Global Cooperation

Language Skills

  • (fluent) Czech
  • (fluent) English
  • (intermediate) German
  • (fluent) Slovak
  • (beginner) Spanish

Trainer references

  • Steps to Connection

    Validated (2023-01-06)
    The training activity took place
    in Stará Lesná, Slovakia
    organised by ADEL Slovakia
    Reference person

    Antonio Cargnello

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  • Be-Well

    Validated (2023-01-24)
    The training activity took place
    in Pradassacco, Italy
    organised by Marga Pura
    Reference person

    Antonio Cargnello

    (organiser, trainer)
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  • Stay Sane

    Validated (2023-01-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Šaštín-Stráže, Slovakia
    organised by ADEL Slovakia
    13th to 22nd August 2021
    Reference person

    Monika Zajíčková

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This profile was last modified on 2024-02-03

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