Māra Lubūze


Facilitator, trainer and coach with a wide range of interactive methods to activate any group. Some of the topics she works on includes experiential education, outdoor coaching, sustained shared thinking, youth participation, intercultural communication, visual facilitation, change management, teambuilding, non-violent communication and many more.

Māra Lubūze has 3 references for past work as a trainer.

Māra Lubūze

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Current occupation

Freelance trainer, facilitator and coach

Work experience

09.2013.-... Freelance trainer, facilitator and coach (
03.2013.-... Facilitator for children and educators in the "World of Reaserchers" (project by University of Applied Sciences Potsdam)
10.2012.-... Tutor for Youth Leader Trainings in Sport
09.2015.-07.2017. Trainer in Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnership "Youth Leaders Across Borders"
09.2011.-08.2013. Outdoor and experiental education trainer in Jugendbildungszentrum Blossin, Germany
08.2009.-11.2012. Reporter in news agency "BNS-Latvija", Latvia
12.2008.-04.2009. Assistant Communication Manager in NGO "Pasaules Dabas Fonds in association with WWF", Latvia
01.2008.-06.2009. Communication Project Manager in IT Company "Pocket Labs", Latvia
02.2007.-02.2008. Project manager in international student organisation "AIESEC"

Educational pathway

2009. Bachelor's degree in Communication Science
2011. Master's degree in Environment Management

-"Teamerkompaktausbildung" - training for German Youth Leader Card by Jugendbildungszentrum Blossin (working with youth groups, group dynamics, communication, juridical basics of working with children and youngsters, experiential education methods);
-Clibing licence by Deutsche Alpenverein;
-European Voluntary Service training by German National Agency and AFS Interkulturelle Begegnungen (voluntary work, intercultural communication);
-"Methodenworkshop": German-Polish training by Jugendbildungszentrum Blossin (intercultural communication, group dynamics, methods for working with youth groups);

-"Erlebnispädagogik: Interaktiv und interkulturell": German-Polish training about intercultural experiental education by Jugendbildungszentrum Blossin (experiental education, outdoor activities as tool, intercultural communication);
-Outdoor first aid course by Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe (basics of first aid, first aid during outdoor activities, first aid during working with youth groups);
-European Voluntary Service training by German National Agency and ICJA/Friedenskreis Halle (voluntary work, intercultural communication, immigration)
-Training course "Outdoor Brings More" by National
Agency Youth in Action Netherlands (outdoor training activities as tool, leadership development,
intercultural communication and inclusion);

-Free time sport trainer's licence (Übungsleiter-C Breitensport) by Europäische Sportakademie Land Brandenburg (working with youth groups, planning trainings, basics of anatomy);

-Non-violent communication by "HerzOhrRaum", Germany

-"Training for trainers of experiential learning" by Občianske združenie Preles, Slovakia
-Systemic coaching in nature by "Ozorio", Germany

Fields of training expertise

  • (intermediate) Bullying & Harassment
  • (intermediate) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (expert) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (expert) Education through Sports
  • (advanced) Environment & Ecology
  • (advanced) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (expert) Leadership Development
  • (advanced) New Information Technologies
  • (expert) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (advanced) Project Management
  • (advanced) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (advanced) Public Speaking
  • (intermediate) Social Media
  • (expert) Training of Trainers
  • (advanced) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (expert) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering

Working with specific target groups

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

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (expert) European Cooperation

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) German
  • (fluent) Latvian
  • (beginner) Russian

Trainer references

  • Teamerkompaktausbildung

    Awaiting validation (requested 2017-08-27)
    The training activity took place
    in Blossin, Germany
    organised by Jugenbildugszentrum Blossin
  • Teamerkompaktausbildung: Training for Youth Leaders

    Validated (2019-11-04)
    The training activity took place
    in Blossin, Germany
    organised by Jugendbildungszentrum Blossin e.V.
    Reference person

    Friedrich Kruspe

    (Coordinator of the training)
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  • Youth Leaders Across Borders

    Awaiting validation (requested 2017-08-18)
    The training activity took place
    in Lake District, United Kingdom
    organised by StreetGames UK

This profile was last modified on 2019-05-11

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