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Mihaela Onofras

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Education is the most powerful tool for developing the human kind. I truly believe that we should not "fight" for non-formal or for formal education, we should understand the needs of people and then create a learning environment out all we know and all we have. I'm an adept of the bottom-up approach, working WITH people at the grassroots level and promoting sustainable development. And for now, non-formal education is the way I can contribute the most.

Mihaela Onofras has 6 references for past work as a trainer.

Mihaela Onofras

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Current occupation

I'm currently freelancing as trainer and project coordinator in the non-formal education field.

Work experience

*27 July- 04 August 2015, Training Cource on Inclusion for Teachers "Switch it ON" taking place in Wiecbork, Poland (Financed by Erasmus +) and aiming to bring together teachers from different European countries in order in to share realities on what is the situation regarding exclusion of various groups of young people in the local community and school, explore mechanisms of discrimination and exclusion as well as develop common understanding and skills on how inclusion of young people with special needs and fewer opportunities could be promoted through non-formal education.

*23 - 28 February 2015, Contact Making Seminar "CHAlleNGE -what does it take?" taking place in Lecce, Italy (Financed by Erasmus +) - a seminar for organizations to define what a support system for change-makers could look like and start building it in partnership.

*1-9 July 2014, Training Course „Formal + Non-Formal = Impact”, taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova (financed by Youth in Action Programme by EACEA) - a training for teachers how to use non-formal methods in their work;

*11-22 June 2014, Training Course „ToT on SimGame”, taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova (financed by Youth in Action Programme by EACEA)- a training for trainers and youth workers on developing and implementing Simulation Games

*30th October-27th November 2013 and 3th February-1st of March 2014, Training within Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Support Programme taking place in Moldova and Ukraine (financed by EC) - Capacity building and problem identification trainings for state and non-state actors from Moldova and Ukraine.

* 17 - 24 August 2013, Training Course „YouSim”, taking place in Berlin, Germany (financed by “Youth in Action” programme, German NA)- a training on designing and implementing simulation games;

* 12-16 August 2013, Summer School: promoting intercultural dialogue taking place in Moldova (financed by the Netherlands Embassy in Kiev) - a summer school for Roma and non-Roma children.

Educational pathway

Master of Science in Sustainable Territorial Development

Licentiate in Economics
Passed the Academy of Human Rights

Participant in a wide range of international and national trainings and seminars on different topics.

Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) European Voluntary Service
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (beginner) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (beginner) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Institutions
  • (beginner) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (intermediate) International Youth Structures
  • (intermediate) Private Foundations
  • (beginner) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (beginner) Children
  • (advanced) Intercultural Teams
  • (beginner) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (intermediate) Minorities
  • (beginner) Young People in/from Conflict Areas

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (advanced) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (advanced) European Cooperation
  • (beginner) Global Cooperation
  • (beginner) Latin America

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (intermediate) French
  • (beginner) Portuguese
  • (fluent) Romanian
  • (fluent) Russian

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2017-02-08

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