Luiza Czajkowska


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Luiza Czajkowska has 3 references for past work as a trainer and added 1 tools to the SALTO Toolbox.

Luiza Czajkowska

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Current occupation

Graduated in Intercultural Studies from Jagiellonian University; PR Director in European Youth Co-operation Centre; Consultant for Pro Futuro Europae Institut; Member of Association for Community Colleges; External expert for British Council (UK); free lance trainer in the youth field with experiance working with business

Work experience

I started organising youth exchanges, conferences, Euroweeks and many other activities when I turned 16:) Having over 14 years experiance and successfully compleating Training of Trainers in Europe, Canada and USA I decided to use my knowledge and became a free lance trainer in 2003. Since than I led workshops on:

human rights, A.1 youth exchange (Poland, September 2003),

PR & crisis management A.5. TC, Trainer (Poland, October2003),

Widening EU, A.5. Seminar, Trainer(Poland, December 2003),

Contact making seminar: project management, one of 3 trainers (Lithuania, March 2004)

EVS management training (Holland, April 2004)

Minority Rights Seminar - trainer (Poland, May 2004)

International Human Rights Training Program - training for trainers (Canada, June-July 2004)

International Student Culture Week in Pecs (European Citizenship and Identity workshop) - trainer (Hungary, August 2004)

Gender mainstream on the stream training course, gained practical experiance on preparing and running workshop session (Lithuania, August 2004)

ACC-Community College - European Council, working on a draft of European Identity and Citizenship recomendations concerning youth policy (Italy, September 2004)

Contact Making Seminar, SMART, A.5., trainer (Poland, October 2004)

„Youth Call”-24 months program that promotes youth volunteering as active citizenship. I train young people, who at later stage will get involved with NGO's as volunteers.

Short workshop session connected with research on minorities of Canada, moderator (England, December 2004)

One Europe - many cultures. European Identity, citizenship, human Rights, Intercultural learning. A.1., Trainer (Poland, January 2005)

Contact Making Seminar - "New Ideas, New Projects!", A.5., Trainer (Poland, January 2005)

Training on Youth Empowerment and civic education - Youth and Globalisation Project, one of 3 trainers (Ukraine, February 2005)

Peace and Stability - Youth and Globalisation Project, part of the team, rapporteur of the civil society workshop, Council of Europe (Spain, March 2005)

Youth Participation In Local and Regional Life - training course. A.5. Trainer, rapporteur (Poland, April 2005)

International Student Culture Week in Pecs ICWiP (Globalisation, Communication, IT workshop) - trainer (Hungary, July 2005)

Contact Making Seminar - 'Dreams Come True', A.5.,trainer (Poland, August 2005)

Contact Making Seminar for organisations working with mentaly disabled people, A.5., trainer (Poland, August 2005)

Youth Together in united Europe, A.1, trainer (Poland, August 2005)

For the purpose of workshops I developed a manual.

Contact Making Seminar, ARETE, A.5., trainer (Poland, September 2005),

Multiculture Europe towards engagement of youth, A.5 TC, trainer, rapporteur (Poland, October 2005),

Youth empowerment in rural regions, A.1., Trainer (Poland, October 2005)

Visegrad Youth in United Europe, A.1., Trainer (Poland, January/February 2006)

B.I.G. - Be Idealist Globaly, Contact Making Seminar, A.5., Trainer, repporteur(Poland, March 2006)

Study Tours Poland for Caucasus Youth Leaders, project supported by RITA, Trainer - responsible for group building (Poland, April 2006)

Participation towards Citizenship - Long term training course - PART 1, A.5., one of 3 trainers (Lithuania, May 2006)

Intercultural exchange organised by KULTURATKA, A.1., trainer responsible for group building (Poland, June 2006)

„INherit 2 INnovate”
10th Anniversary International Cultural Week in Pécs, over 200 participants from all around the world;
Workshop leader: Identity in Crisis? Global vs. Local; (Hungary, July 2006)

Youth Camp for disadvantaged youth, This camp was a part of long term project; one of 3 trainers (Poland, September 2006),

Sport as a tool in work with disadvantaged youth, A.5., trainer (Poland,September 2006)

How to activate Youth to take actions in youth organisations, A.5., trainer (Poland, September 2006)

II Days of Voluntary Service in Malopolska, Workshop leader: EVS and possibilities of voluntary work in Europe (Poland, October 2006)

Ready! Steady! Go! Sport as a tool in working with young people, A.1., trainer (Poland, October/November 2006)

Individuality within the community - European Citizenship versus National Identity, A.1., trainer (Poland, January 20-27 2007)

European Citizenship Through Active Youth Participation, Youth for Europe(1999-2006) A.5. one of 2 trainers (Poland, March 8-15 2007)

CMS - Together4Ever, Youth in Action(2007-2013) A.4.3, trainer, (Poland, 16-20 May 2007)

Base(ball) for equal opportunities, Youth in Action (2007-2013) A.1.1, trainer (Poland, 17-24 August 2007)

CMS - Young Europeans, Youth in Action(2007-2013) A.4.3, trainer (Poland, 28th August - 2nd September 2007)

Participation towards Citizenship - Long term training course - PART 2, A.5., one of 3 trainers (Lithuania, 23rd - 30th September 2007)

Join us! Contact Making Seminar - trainer (Poland, 12th - 16th March 2008)

Miedzy nami Rodakami - seminar for youth of polish origin from different European Countries - trainer (Poland, 6th - 13th April 2008)

Play Sport - seminar - trainer (Poland, July 27th - August 1st 2008)

Go Sport - Training Course - one of 2 trainers (Poland, 2-8 September 2008)

Partnership Building Activy (18 EU countries), elements of open space - trainer (Poland, 19th-23rd October 2008)

Women Academy - project realised with support of EU structural funds. Training was tailor made for 20 Georgian women involved in local society, government, NGOs - one of 4 trainers (Poland, 2nd-12th November 2008)

Eco Friends - youth exchange, 40 people from 5 EU countries, trainer/coach (Poland, 16th-23rd November 2008)

Youth and Sport Forum - over 100 young people, working on response to white paper on sport; delegate - sustainable development group (France, Paris, 30th November-6th December 2008)

Quality makes difference - evaluation meeting, A.4.3., 27 participants from 10 EU countries, trainer (Poland, 28th February-5th March 2009)

PBA Get Involved, A.4.3.,24 participants from 12 countries, trainer (Poland, 18th-22nd March 2009)

United we stay, devided we fall - youth exchange, A.1.1., 40 participants from 6 countries, trainer/coach (Poland, 22nd-27th March 2009)

Sport, an instrument for cooperation - youth exchange, A.1.1., 50 participants from 6 countries, trainer/coach (Poland, 29th March-5th April 2009)

I like to move it, trainer/coach, responsible for group building - youth exchange A.1.1, (Poland, April 2009)

Sport as an instrument for work with young people - TC, 4.3, youthpass competences presentation; one of 2 trainers (Poland, 19th - 25th April 2009)

Sport Style of Life - youth exchange, A.1.1., youthpass competences presentation; trainer/coach (Poland, 28th April - 5th May 2009)

Cultural Neighbours - project sponsored by Polish Lithuanian Fund, included song writing recording and mastering, trainer (Poland, May 2009)

WOW - project sponsored by Polish Lithuanian Fund, included song writing, recording and video making, trainer (Poland, May 2009)

WH(O)men - just human!, TC, A.3.1, training on gender equality issues, one of 2 trainers (Moldova, 27th July - 2nd August 2009)

Communication for Tolerance - youth exchange, A.1.1., youthpass competences presentation; trainer/coach (Poland, 6th - 13th August 2009)

Education - inNOVAtion! - PBA, A.4.3, organisations from 16 EU countries, trainer (23rd - 27th August 2009)

Be Creative! - youth exchange, A.1.1, youthpass competences presentation, trainer/coach (Poland, 28th August - 03rd September 2009)

Per Aspera Ad Astra - youth exchange, A.1.1., youthpass competences presentation. trainer/coach (Poland, 6th - 13th September 2009)

Be Visible! - youth exchange, A.1.1., youthpass competences presentation; trainer/coach (Poland, September 2009)

Culture explosion - youth exchange, A.1.1., youthpass competences presentation. trainer/coach (Poland, October 2009)

Co-operation for our common future - PBA, A.4.3., one of 2 trainers (Poland, October 2009)

European Identity. Idea? Reality? - Seminar, A.4.3., one of 3 facilitators (Poland, October 2009)

You Build! - Partnership Buildnig Activity, A.4.3., one of 4 facilitators (Czech Republic, 14-20 November 2009)

"Stand up" A.1.1., youth exchange with human rights at heart; Youthpass competences presentation. Trainer/coach (Poland 5-12 December 2009)

"Can you handle a suit?", A.1.3., Youth in Democracy project, one of a series of seminars, training courses and study visits organised in cooperation of Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (October 2009 - June 2010). This seminar was dedicated to increasing knowledge on youth participation and comic design as a tool for active participation. Trainer (Poland, 14 - 17 December 2009)

"Dance your body everybody", A.1.1., youth exchange with young people from 5 countries (incl. Roma minorities) exploring sport as a method for inclusion. Youthpass competences presentation. One of 3 trainers, (Poland, February 2010)

"Sport Through Creation and Innovation", A.1.1., youth exchange aimed to create game based on principals of fair play and inclusion. As a result 3 games created (SOON ON SALTO TOOLBOX). Youthpass competences presentation. One of 2 coaches (Poland February/March 2010)

"Body and Brain Energiser", A.1.1., youth exchange aiming at increasing active participation of young people by exploring topics of human rights, inclusion and sport as a method for non formal education. Elements of empowerment. Youthpass competences presentation. One of 2 coaches (Poland, March 2010)

"EUROPALIA" - Partnership Building Activity (PBA), A.4.3., Quality project management, youthpass key competences, fundraising, networking and project planning within Youth in Action Programme, trainer (Poland, March 2010)

"Move Ahead", A.1.1., youth exchange with elements of human rights, active participation and empowerment, one of 2 coaches (Poland, March 2010)


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Educational pathway

January-June 1996 Training for Youth Leaders, MCRD (Centrum Rozwoju Demokracji, Center for Democracy Developement), Krakow, Poland

September 1999-2001 Political Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

September 2001-2002 Diploma in PR & Journalism, Jagiellonian University College, Krakow, Poland

June-July 2004 International Human Rights Training Programme, Montreal, Canada

July 2004 Human Rights Internet's "Internet Training Programme", Ottawa, Canada
HRI has Consultantive Status with the United Nations (ECOSOC & UNICEF) and Observer Status with the African Commission on Human Rights and People's Rights

Synergy Training for Trainers (Holland, January 2005)

September 2002-2005 BA in International Culture Studies (Indigenous rights), Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

September 2005-2008 MA International Culture Studies, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

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

Working with specific target groups

  • (advanced) Children
  • (intermediate) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (intermediate) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (expert) Minorities
  • (intermediate) Religious Youth Groups
  • (advanced) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (intermediate) Young People in/from Conflict Areas
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Mental Disability
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Physical Disability
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Sensory Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (advanced) Africa
  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (advanced) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Global Cooperation
  • (expert) Latin America
  • (beginner) North-North Cooperation
  • (intermediate) North-South Co-operation
  • (intermediate) South East Europe

Other skills

Journalism, PR, Minorities, Multiculture, Globalization

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (beginner) French
  • (beginner) German
  • (fluent) Polish
  • (good) Spanish

Trainer references

Tools contributed by the trainer

  • Mystery detective

    Topics adressed: Social Inclusion, Anti-Racism, Intercultural Learning, Peer education, Youth Participation

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This profile was last modified on 2018-03-15

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