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Nerijus Kriauciunas

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Full time free-lance trainer. Have extensive working experience in working for National Agencies in Networking trainings (Appetiser, BiTriMulti, ATOQ) and organisations. Have grass-root youth work experience till now. Passionate and involved in with using digital Open Badges for the recognition of learning and achievements.

Nerijus Kriauciunas has 7 references for past work as a trainer and added 29 tools to the SALTO Toolbox.

Nerijus Kriauciunas

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Current occupation

Badgesmith at Badgecraft.eu

Work experience

Since 2000 till now I am involved in international youth work. I mainly coach newcomers (both youth groups and organisations) to international youth work. Youth exchanges are my strongest area of international youth work.

Since 2003 till now I am fully working as a free-lance trainer for various National Agencies of Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme. I also initiate and work in training courses by my NGO and other organisations in Europe.

I practice entrepreneurship by co-managing Training centre and software development company Badgecraft which is specialised in on-line tools to use Open Badges.

Educational pathway

in 2009 I graduated Master studies in Education with special focus on Education Policy. My master theses were "Non-formal media education for critical media literacy. The case of Youth in Action Programme in Lithuania". Writing theses involved a lot theoretically conceptualising youth non-formal education in Lithuania and conducting a qualitative research with young people and youth workers who run Youth in Action projects in Lithuania.
2008-2009 Exchange student for 2 semesters at Zurich University
2002-2004 Master studies in Adult Education (did not completed).
In 2002 I finished my studies in Business Administration and Management gaining knowledge and more important business approach useful in my recent work.
In 2002 I finished LTTC Training of Trainers for European Youth Projects developing competence needed in European trainings

Fields of training expertise

  • (intermediate) Citizenship Education
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (advanced) Creativity & Art
  • (expert) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (intermediate) Equal Opportunities
  • (advanced) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (intermediate) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (expert) New Information Technologies
  • (advanced) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (beginner) Peace Education
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (intermediate) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (intermediate) Training of Trainers
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (beginner) Youth Information Work
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (advanced) Youth Policy
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA1) European Voluntary Service
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (intermediate) European Institutions
  • (beginner) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (intermediate) International Youth Structures
  • (beginner) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (advanced) Minorities
  • (beginner) Young People in/from Conflict Areas

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (advanced) Asia
  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Global Cooperation

Other skills

Digital technologies, online courses

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) Russian

Other languages

Lithuanian

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This profile was last modified on 2016-12-29

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