Oleksandra Bakun


An optimistic, motivated trainer and project manager in educational and cultural fields.
I have 12 years of NGO activism/youth work, and 8 years of international project management/youthwork experience.
Together with me, you get a network of connections throughout Europe, especially in EECa countries.

Oleksandra Bakun has 8 references for past work as a trainer and added 3 tools to the SALTO Toolbox.

Oleksandra Bakun

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Current occupation

Trainer, international project manager, personal branding and digital marketing consultant, Kindle publisher

Work experience

A facilitator of British Council Active Citizens program.
Have organised and managed/was a trainer on several educational events for youth in Ukraine (Eastern Partnership Forum among them), Wales, Italy, Cyprus, Norway, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia (within Youth in Action/Erasmus+ or local ministry programs).
Was a trainer, facilitator, lecturer and manager in the following subjects: Teamwork/teambuilding, Project planning/development/management, The art of negotiations, Intercultural and non-verbal communication, Society in Action, Fundraising possibilities within the Youth in Action/Erasmus+/Council of Europe EYF program/Black Sea Trust/Visegrad, Employability skills and enrepreneurship, Motivational and Business Letter Writing, Introduction to Literature Analysis.
Brought new perspectives to the training in Teamwork my NGO offers. Motivated and helped to raise new trainers and civil activists.
My educational events are always interactive and the trainees are thoroughly involved.

Educational pathway


during the study, both formal and informal (owing to the interaction with the peers) I have received a deep knowledge of English, interactions in the society, the power of language and how it affects people, and, thanks to the British Council and Window to America courses, the feeling of being an important part of Europe and the world.


taught me to search for the main ideas and be precise.

YiA training on project management and YiA opportunities called ProChange held in Moldova:

gave me a deep understanding and involvement in the YiA training (also as an organiser: currently being a promoter in three of them).

Non-formal trainings and also actions and initiatives in my NGO: I learnt more about the human rights, media relations, new media, NGOs, project management, time management, oratorical and scene skills, ways of communicating with the police and authorities etc.

UNDP/Ministry of Youth of Ukraine YouthWorker multistage program: gave me a thorough understanding of the systems and mechanisms on working with youth in Ukraine.

Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

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

Working with specific target groups

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

Experience with specific geographical regions

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

Other skills

singing, social media marketing, translating/enterpreting (English<>Russian<>Ukrainian)

Language Skills

  • (intermediate) Belarusian
  • (fluent) English
  • (beginner) French
  • (beginner) German
  • (beginner) Polish
  • (fluent) Russian
  • (fluent) Ukrainian

Trainer references

  • 34th YEU Convention "Job hunters"

    Awaiting validation (requested 2020-02-25)
    The training activity took place
    in Cyprus - Nicosia, Pedoulas and Limassol
    organised by Youth for Exchange and Understanding
    20 - 30 July 2015
  • Let it realise!

    Awaiting validation (requested 2022-02-25)
    The training activity took place
    in Trones, Norway
    organised by Overhalla Kommune
    13-19 October
  • Workshop of Future/Мастерская будущего

    Awaiting validation (requested 2020-02-25)
    The training activity took place
    in Kyiv and Ternopil, Ukraine
    organised by NGO "Fayne Misto", Ukraine, in partnership with German Coucnil of Ukraine and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
    27-29.09.2015 - Kyiv, 28.10-01.11.2015, Ternopil
  • Need education to work – NetWORK

    Awaiting validation (requested 2020-02-25)
    The training activity took place
    in Yerevan, Armenia
    organised by MOJU, in partnership with APY
    02-10 October, 2016
  • Youth Go Digital

    Awaiting validation (requested 2022-03-16)
    The training activity took place
    in Ankara, Turkey
    organised by Youth Entrepreneurs Club
    17 - 23 Feb 2020
  • Youth Empowerment Strategies

    Awaiting validation (requested 2022-03-16)
    The training activity took place
    in Istanbul, Turkey
    organised by Gönüllü Gençlik Grubu
    24 February - 01 March, 2020
  • Social entrepreneurship for sustainability (SES)

    Validated (2020-12-19)
    The training activity took place
    in Antalya
    4-10 March 2020
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  • Training course “Level Up: Digital and Online Tools in Non-Formal Education”

    Validated (2022-11-01)
    The training activity took place
    in Tbilisi, Georgia
    organised by Solidarus
    21-28 September 2022
    Reference person

    Mikhail Zhukov

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This profile was last modified on 2020-12-17

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