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Mark E. Taylor

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Empowering learners - that's it. That's what we got to do.

Mark E. Taylor has 4 references for past work as a trainer.

Mark E. Taylor

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Current occupation

Trainer and consultant editor

Work experience

Depending on the needs of the project organisers, I may be involved in the planning of course programmes or act as co-ordinator, trainer, coach/ supervisor of teams, general rapporteur or as consultant. Member of the Youthpass Advisory Group and SALTO Tools for Learning Working Group since their inception. Ex-president of the UNIQUE network of trainers and researchers.

In addition to training and consulting activities, I have long experience of writing publications for an international public. Major areas of work include: intercultural learning, international team work, human rights education, active citizenship, recognition and assessment of non-formal learning and training for trainers. Development of interactive learning platforms on the internet.
A founding member of the "Coyote" magazine editorial team and now editor. Editor of SALTO EuroMed's "Tools for Learning" magazine.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Editor of Coyote magazine for the CoE-EU partnership in the field of youth (including "Marker": regular column in the magazine (1999 to date)
http://pjp-eu.coe.int/en/web/youth-partnership/coyote

Editor of the Tools for Learning magazine, published by SALTO EuroMed (2012 to date)
http://educationaltoolsportal.eu/en/tools-for-learning

Holding the Space - Facilitating reflection and inner readiness for learning, (02016), REFLECT, (co-editor), ISBN: 9789082139983

Foreword, in Farmer, C. Grumpy in Belgrade - The Prehistory (02015), Komshe

Graphic Express – first steps to graphic facilitation, SALTO EuroMed, (2014) [co-author]
http://www.joonmeedia.ee/graphicexpress/

Transnational Mobility Trends in Europe, Icon Institut, report for the European Commission, Cologne (2012), [co-author]

Learning to Learn, Facilitators Handbook, Learning2Learn project of UNIQUE network (02012) co-author
http://noored.ee//wp-content/uploads/2014/12/L2L_handbook.pdf

Youthpass for absolute beginners, Norwegian National Agency, Oslo (02011) co-author

Supporting Learning: Long-term training courses in Euro_Med, (2011) co-author
http://www.salto-youth.net/rc/euromed/EMlibrary/emeducpub/studiesandresearch/

The Youthpass Guide: making the most of your learning, SALTO-YOUTH Training and Cooperation Resource Centre, Bonn (02009)co-author

The European Portfolio for Youth Workers and Youth Leaders working in the context of non-formal education/learning, Council of Europe, Strasbourg (2007) www.coe.int/youthportfolio

Tips and Questions for National Campaign Committees, all different-all equal campaign, Strasbourg (2006)

“Prepoznavanje omladinskog rada i omladinskih radnika/lidera; primeri i modeli prepoznavanja” in Darko Markovic (ed) Neformalno Obrazovanje U Evropi - Korak ka prepoznavanju neformalnog obrazovanja u SCG, Hajde da, Belgrade (2005)

Madzinga! Intercultural through experiential learning – Reflected experience of a long-term training course in Belgium and Lithuania, Outward Bound Belgium, co-author, (2005).

all different all equal Education Pack, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, co-author, (1995, 2nd edition 2004). ISBN 92-871-5629-8
See: www.coe.int/compass

Evaluation - your guide to evaluating training courses in the YOUTH programme, (CD-ROM), SALTO-YOUTH UK, co-author (2004)

Discovering Diversity - Teacher's Pack, British Council and UNESCO Commission, Sweden (2003)

Building Bridges - Peace Education for Youth Hostels, International Youth Hostel Federation,(2003) - co-author

International School Network Human Rights Report, Interkulturelles Zentrum, Vienna (2002)

Jump into Education for Democratic Citizenship!, Council of Europe, Strasbourg (2002)

Critical approach to the media in civic education, Council for Cultural Cooperation, Strasbourg (2002)

SALTO EUROMED - Two Training Courses - Final Report, Salto-Youth Injep, Paris (2001)

The European Convention on Human Rights - Starting points for teachers, Public Relations Division, Council of Europe, Strasbourg (2001/2003)
[Available in 24 languages, also on CDROM]

Intercultural Learning/L'apprentissage interculturel: T-Kit N°4, Council of Europe & European Commission, Strasbourg, (2000) co-author and editor

Kosovo International Human Rights Conference - December 1999, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Pristina,(2000)

The human rights challenge in police practice, Human Rights Awareness Unit, Strasbourg, (1999)

Educational pathway

My youth work involvement began at the age of 6!
Most important learning experiences of my life were mainly gained in informal education and then enriched through reflection, feedback and self-directed learning. More recently I have been gaining more facets of my learning to learn competence both in terms of process and goal. It's very important to stress that self-directed learning does not become selfish learning!

Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

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

Working with specific target groups

  • (intermediate) Children
  • (intermediate) Families
  • (expert) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (expert) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (intermediate) Men's Issues & Groups
  • (expert) Minorities
  • (expert) Religious Youth Groups
  • (intermediate) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (expert) 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

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

Other skills

Recognition of non-formal learning; evaluation; learning to learn; searching for flow; magic sticks

Language Skills

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

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2017-02-08

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