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Nataliya Nikolova

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I am a trainer with a soul of participant - eager to know more and more, and confident in the training process...

Inspired by all Democratic structures and with the will to make them easier for understanding ! I am a researcher and a trainer who want to empower people :)

Nataliya Nikolova has 9 references for past work as a trainer and added 1 tools to the SALTO Toolbox.

Nataliya Nikolova

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Current occupation

reseacher

Work experience

- Evaluator /Expert of Life Long learning Projects - Comenius, Grundtvig , Erasmus + projects for Human Resource Development Centre, Sofia - 2009 - 2020
- Trainer on the disposal of the National centre for European youth initiatives and programmes - Sofia

- Assistant of a MEP
Office of a Member of the European Parliament - 2007- 2009
Research and collaboration for study group meetings, section meetings and plenary sessions
Assisting during the drafting process of opinions with main sector youth policies and active youth participation. Organizer of the youth campaign for the activization of the Youth vote for the National and European elections
- European Economic and Social Committee – Brussels 2007
- Representation of the European Parliament in Athens 2006

Educational pathway

Training of Trainers - 08/09 Salto Resource Centre - this course gave me a broad view of the quality character of the training and new methodlogies; as well it helped to share and gained experience in the democratic issues and European citizenship as well to put the base for self directed learning process;
- 10/1995 - 07/1999 MA in Psychology
Psychology, Social Studies, Educational Studies
My main studies opened the field for me for the youth work with its base civic education and civic studies

04/10/2004 - 27/05/2005
specialization in Greek language and Culture
Greek Language and Culture
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - It helped me to acquire new skills in language learning and teaching; Thus to assist me during the trainings and to understand the language barrier of the participants;

04/10/2005 - 04/10/2006
Msc in Southeast European Studies
European Integration and SE Europe
Conflict Resolution
Regional Cooperation
Southeast European History and Culture - This formal education experience focused my interests in the area of the Balkan youth work , which I am researching and assisting via the creation of the Black Sea Youth network, where I participate.

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens -
School of Law, Economics and Political Science , Department of Political Science and Public Administration
- Long Term research project - „Youth Common Policies for a Sustainable Development”- East East: Partnership Beyond Borders al Fundaţiei Soros România – May- October 2009 - It gave me the opportunity to explore the field of the Youth work in Eastern Europe and how the changes since 1990 impacted the region.
2001- PH.D. Studies Institute of Psychology (Russian Academy of Sciences)

Fields of training expertise

  • (advanced) Animation
  • (expert) Bullying & Harassment
  • (expert) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (expert) Citizenship Education
  • (advanced) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (expert) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (expert) Creativity & Art
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (expert) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (advanced) Education through Sports
  • (advanced) Environment & Ecology
  • (expert) Equal Opportunities
  • (advanced) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (expert) Financial Management
  • (expert) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (expert) Human Rights
  • (advanced) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (expert) Labour Rights & Employment
  • (expert) Leadership Development
  • (expert) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (intermediate) New Information Technologies
  • (intermediate) Open Space Technology
  • (advanced) Organizational Management
  • (expert) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (expert) Peace Education
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (expert) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (advanced) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (advanced) Storytelling & Humour
  • (advanced) Time Management
  • (intermediate) Training of Trainers
  • (expert) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (intermediate) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Youth Information Work
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) Youth Policy
  • (expert) Youth Violence & Criminality
  • (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
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (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
  • (expert) Private Foundations
  • (expert) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

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

Experience with specific geographical regions

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

Language Skills

  • (fluent) Bulgarian
  • (fluent) English
  • (good) French
  • (intermediate) German
  • (fluent) Greek
  • (fluent) Russian

Trainer references

  • "Togather in challenges" - Youth in Action project - 1.3.Youth Democracy projects

    Validated (2017-12-31)
    The training activity took place
    in Gotse Delchev, Bulgaria
    organised by "Community Council for education' - Gotse Delchev
    May- September, 2010
    Reference person

    Valentin Atanasov

    (chairman of "Community Council for education in Gotse Delchev")
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  • Bridging the Gap

    Validated (2018-02-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Thessaloniki, Greece
    organised by Informal Group "Chance"
    3-11.12.2014
    Reference person

    Natassa Timologou

    (Trainer , Organizer)
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  • Stay Fit Stay Calm - Mobility of Youth Workers - Subaction 1 - - Erasmus + programme

    Validated (2018-06-21)
    The training activity took place
    in Thessaloniki, Greece
    organised by AENAO
    1-9.3.2015
    Reference person

    Natassa Timologou

    (co - organizer , co - trainer)
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  • Environment and Volunteering - (Youth in action , subaction 3.1.2

    Validated (2018-02-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Thessaloniki, Greece
    organised by AENAO
    18-26.04.2012
    Reference person

    Natassa Timologou

    (co organizer, co-trainer)
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  • Violet project

    Validated (2018-02-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Thessaloniki, Greece
    organised by AENAO
    6.1.2011-11.1.2011
    Reference person

    Natassa Timologou

    (co - organizer)
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  • T.O.Y.S. and Healthy relationships

    Validated (2018-02-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Thessaloniki, Greece
    organised by Chance - Thessaloniki
    23.11 -3.12. 2016
    Reference person

    Natassa Timologou

    (organizer and co-trainer)
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  • YEU Academy

    Awaiting validation (requested 2018-01-12)
    The training activity took place
    in Faro, Portugal; Istanbul, Turkey; Poznan, Poland; Viimsi , Estonia; La
    organised by Youth for Exchange and Understanding
    7.6.2010-01.7.2010
  • ''Step Forward ''

    Validated (2018-09-03)
    The training activity took place
    in Thessaloniki , Greece
    organised by AENAO
    22-30.11.2017; 7-9 March, 2018.
    Reference person

    Katerina Amoutzia

    (Organizer)
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  • EurAsian - Social ActiveNation

    Validated (2018-10-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Aurangabad, India
    organised by AENAO
    18-26.5.2018
    Reference person

    Catherine Amoutzia

    (organizer)
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This profile was last modified on 2018-10-08

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