Justina Garbauskaite-Jakimovska


Non-formal education fan, educator, certified youth worker. Working on the topics of non-formal education, changes of educational field and systems, facilitation of learning, personal development. Strong in research and project management.

Justina Garbauskaite-Jakimovska has 6 references for past work as a trainer and added 2 tools to the SALTO Toolbox.

Justina Garbauskaite-Jakimovska

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Current occupation

Freelance trainer, facilitator of learning, researcher

Work experience

Trainer in the international training courses:
- Light Tomorrow with Today. Erasmus+ programme, 2018, Lithuania. Topics: personal development, youth work, group dynamics, individual youth work, facilitation of learning.
- Facilitating Intercultural Learning in Work with Youth Groups. Erasmus+ programme, 2018, Lithuania. Topics: intercultural learning, facilitation of learning, group dynamics, youth work.
- Formal meets Non-formal: upgraded. Erasmus+ programme, 2017, Lithuania. Topics: cross-sectorial cooperation in the education field, non-formal education, human rights education.
- Back on Track. Erasmus+ programme, 2015, Lithuania, Latvia. Topics: outdoor education, experiential learning, personal development.
- Formal meets Non-formal: cross-sectorial cooperation in the education field. Erasmus+ programme, 2015, Lithuania. Topics: cross-sectorial cooperation in the education field, non-formal education (principles, methods, approaches)
- Human Rights Education with Young People: values, tools and methods, Erasmus+ programme, 2014, Lithuania. Topics: human rights education, facilitation of learning.
- Get Them Informed, Youth in Action programme, 2013, Lithuania. Topics: visibility of NGO activities, communication.

Trainer in short term national training courses for young people and cultural workers on the following topics:
- Non-formal education principles and facilitation of learning;
- Active participation;
- Human rights education;
- Personal development;
- Work in groups.

Facilitator in national training course Compass in Lithuania, Council of Europe, 2010, Lithuania. Topics: human rights education, facilitation of learning.

Coordinator and group leader of international youth exchanges:
- Take the Active Part, Erasmus+ programme, 2014, Lithuania. Topics: personal development, active participation.
- Change, Youth in Action programme, 2010, Lithuania. Topics: human rights education, creativity.
- After 600 Years, Lithuanian-Polish Youth Exchange Fund, 2010, Lithuania. Topics: intercultural learning.

Lecturer at Vilnius university. Subjects conducted:
- Adult Education (2018-2019)
- Educational Technologies (2018-2019)
- Seminar of Pedagogical Internship (2017-2018)
- Educational Curricula Management (2016-2017)
- Intercultural Learning (2016-2017)
- Non-formal Education (2015-2017)

Educational pathway

Formal: PhD in Educational Sciences (ongoing), Masters in Educational Sciences, Bachelor in Political Sciences.

- Certification programme of Youth Workers in Lithuania (2012-2014), implemented by the Department of Youth Affairs and Association of Non-formal education in Lithuania. Topics included: individual work with youth, work with groups, educational approaches and methodologies, context of youth works, youth policy.
- Various training courses within Youth in Action and Erasmus+ programme. Topics: non-formal education, facilitation of learning, outdoor education, peer-to-peer education, project management, quality of educational activities, human rights education, active participation, etc.

Fields of training expertise

  • (beginner) Animation
  • (intermediate) Bullying & Harassment
  • (beginner) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (beginner) Change Management
  • (intermediate) Citizenship Education
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (intermediate) Communication Skills
  • (advanced) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (intermediate) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (beginner) Drama & Theatre
  • (intermediate) Equal Opportunities
  • (advanced) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (beginner) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (expert) Global Education
  • (advanced) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (advanced) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (beginner) Leadership Development
  • (intermediate) New Information Technologies
  • (advanced) Open Space Technology
  • (beginner) Organizational Management
  • (advanced) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (advanced) People Management & Cooperation
  • (advanced) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (advanced) Public Speaking
  • (expert) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (intermediate) Time Management
  • (advanced) Training of Trainers
  • (intermediate) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (beginner) Youth Information Work
  • (beginner) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (advanced) Youth Policy
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

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

Working with specific target groups

  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (beginner) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (beginner) Minorities

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (advanced) South East Europe

Other skills


Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) Lithuanian

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This profile was last modified on 2018-09-22

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