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Ivan Kobelev

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'If we put together elements that haven't been put together before, we break the ground for the new ways of co-existence.' Freelance trainer and facilitator, valuing holistic and transformative work, methodologies of body, theatre, nature. Main expertise: training of trainers, inclusion, conflict, leadership, intercultural learning, peacebuilding, wellbeing; for youth, youthworkers and teachers. Total delivery of 130+ training/fora days, 50+ hours of workshops, 1000+ participants, 40+ NGOs

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Ivan Kobelev

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Current occupation

Freelance trainer, mentor, facilitator

Work experience

* March 2019 Training for Trainers for Teachers of STEM (technical) subjects, 4 days for 14 pax, Czechia

* March 2019 Training of Trainers on inclusive education, 9 days for 24 pax, Czechia

* February 2019 Training of trainers taster, 1 day for 14 pax

* January 2019 DIVE Diversity and Inclusion in youth-work, AEGEE/ESN/JEF KA2 SP, 5 days for 20 pax

* December 2018 Facilitation and intercultural competence training for HEI youth workers, Russia: 3 days, 20 pax

* November 2018 Youth meeting: 100 Years since WWI, 100 Ideas for Peace, History and memory work, by French-German Youth Office, 5 days, 500 pax

* October 2018 Dare to be you, Youth empowerment YE Erasmus+, 12 days for 30 pax

* July 2018 DIVE Diversity and Inclusion in youth-work, AEGEE/ESN/JEF KA2 SP, 5 days for 20 pax

* Febr-June 2018 Training of Trainers on Transforming narratives, for UNOY peacebuilders: online training of 6 weeks, onsite of 7 days and traienr's coaching, for 20 pax

* November 2017 Team retreat of USE-IT Prague: 3 days for 12 pax

* September 2017 UN Progress study on SCR 2250 on Youth peace and security (forum): 4 days for 70 pax

* September 2017 Summer Academy on Outreach and Inclusion for EYP: 5 days for 50 pax

* August 2017 Training for Erasmus+ Trainers: 5 days for 26 pax

* May 2017 mentoring the 4 trainers of the 3 days ESN Spring Training

* April 2017 Conflict management, 4 days KA1 staff training

* April 2017 Training for Trainers of ESN Czech Republic: 3 days for 10 pax

* March 2017 KONTAKT Wellbeing retreat: 3 days, 20 pax

* March 2017 Intercultural Communication in Education, 4 days KA1 staff training

* February 2017 Training for Trainers of ESN Eduk8 Starter, Inclusion: 8 days 22 pax

* December 2016 Come2Unity Youth Forum on International Education in Russia, Tyumen: 3 days, 33 pax

* November 2016 Intercultural Communication in Education, 4 days KA1 staff training

* September 2016 Young Peacebuilders Forum: 5 days, 50 pax UNOY peacebuilders, through CoE.

* September 2016 Retreat on leadership and inclusion for exchange students: 5 days 60 pax

* May 2016 ESN ST Leadership Through Service, 4 days, 20 pax

* April 2016 ASEF Students Forum of ASEM Annual Rectors Conference: 3 days, 16 pax on Policy making for Youth Employability

* February 2016 Eventwise training assistance: 7 days self-directed learning process, 5 pax

* February 2016 Practicing coaching and mentoring training assistance: 7 days, 3 pax

* December 2015 Organization strategy development day for 14 pax

* November 2015 ESN AT Project management: 4 days, 19 pax

* September 2015 Retreat on leadership and inclusion for exchange students: 4 days 50 pax

* July 2015 Synergy Basic training assistance: 10 days self-directed learning process, facilitating space for growth of participants

* June 2015 ESN Leadership Academy: 4 days on leadership and coaching, 50 pax

* March 2015 ESN CZ TRAIN IT!: 3 days on Interpersonal communication, 16 pax

* December 2014 Team retreat for IC CUNI: 3 days, 10 pax

* October 2014 ESN CZ TRAIN IT!: 3 days training on non-profits' HR, 16 pax

* September 2014: ESN VISUM integration weekend, incl. learning about Leadership and Creativity, 20 pax

Educational pathway

Undergone week long residential trainings at
* Erasmus Student Network: 3 trainings for trainers, 4 years of development under shadowing, intense mentorship, etc. that I do myself as senior trainer and mentor nowadays.
* UNOY Peacebuilders: 1 training of trainers on conflict transformation which I deliver nowadays.
* Olde Vechte Foundation : 2 trainings of coaching and mentoring; 4 trainings on personal development through verbal and embodied coaching.
* Theatre of the oppressed three trainings and practice
* Ara en movimento: training on using dance, body movement, contact methods in working with groups.
* ACSA CZ: Project management for accreditation.

Master thesis in 2016 focused on needs of social entrepreneurs in a business incubator.

Fields of training expertise

  • (beginner) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (beginner) Change Management
  • (intermediate) Citizenship Education
  • (expert) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (advanced) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (advanced) Creativity & Art
  • (beginner) Crisis Management
  • (intermediate) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (intermediate) Drama & Theatre
  • (intermediate) Environment & Ecology
  • (intermediate) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (advanced) Event Management
  • (beginner) Financial Management
  • (intermediate) Fundraising
  • (intermediate) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (intermediate) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (intermediate) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (advanced) International Youth Work
  • (expert) Leadership Development
  • (advanced) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (beginner) New Information Technologies
  • (expert) Open Space Technology
  • (advanced) Organizational Management
  • (intermediate) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (expert) Peace Education
  • (advanced) People Management & Cooperation
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (beginner) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (intermediate) Public Speaking
  • (intermediate) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (beginner) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (advanced) Time Management
  • (intermediate) Training of Trainers
  • (beginner) Youth Exchanges
  • (beginner) Youth Information Work
  • (intermediate) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (intermediate) Youth Policy
  • (beginner) Youth Violence & Criminality
  • (intermediate) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA1) European Voluntary Service
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (beginner) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (beginner) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (beginner) Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility (CoE)
  • (beginner) European Institutions
  • (beginner) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (beginner) International Youth Structures
  • (beginner) Private Foundations
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (beginner) Children
  • (intermediate) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (advanced) Intercultural Teams
  • (intermediate) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (intermediate) Minorities
  • (beginner) Young People in/from Conflict Areas

Experience with specific geographical regions

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

Language Skills

  • (fluent) Czech
  • (fluent) English
  • (beginner) French
  • (beginner) German
  • (fluent) Russian
  • (fluent) Spanish

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2019-02-14

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