This is a reference for Ognian Gadoularov

Unlock your learning potential through Coaching

The training activity took place
in Gabrovo, Bulgaria
organised by CET Platform Bulgaria
27.09 - 05.10.2016
Reference person

Nikolay Nikolov

(Organizer and project coordinator)
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Aims & objectives

The aim is to provide methods, tools and skills that will allow participants to have full readiness to help others to become more active, independent and aware of themselves and to lead them better in their personal, professional, social development and realization in life in general.

The objectives of the project are:
- to prepare youth workers to use the method coaching to develop competences and qualities, that will help them unlock and realize their full potential;
- to increase their motivation for learning, self-improvement and personal confidence;
- to acquire soft skills (self-management, active listening, communication skills and skills for feedback), attitudes towards the development of their organizational culture, team compatibility and personal satisfaction;
- to realize their own personal values and life goals; to develop entrepreneurial spirit;
- to be flexible and compatible on the labour market.

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

The group was composed by 27 youth workers from 9 countries (Bulgaria, Greece, England, Poland, Spain, Romania, Italy, Croatia, Czech Republic).
Trainers team - 2 trainers (Ognian Gadoularov, Desislava Baneva) and 2 support persons.

Training methods used & main activities

The course is prepared and run on the basis of a methodology that emphasizes active participation and commitment of all who’s involved. Therefore, the program is subject to regular changes and adaptations before and during the course. The activities are ice-breakers, role-plays, team-building and outdoor activities, debates, open space and workshops to develop life skills and competences useful for any youth worker. The working methods are the: “Experiential learning”, “Educator to Peer” and "Peer to Peer".

Outcomes of the activity

The results of the implementation of the project are: increased capacity of the organizations by developing capacity to implement the method coaching, effective support for young people in personal and professional aspect and increase in their self-confidence, initiative and proactivity to realize their potential, development of conscious and trained youth workers who are multipliers of the experience to other young people (direct youth work) , NGOs (networking) , and Europe as a whole (international projects).

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I was involved sins the creation of the idea of this training, preparation process and delivery of the training course.

I worked on this training for 8 days as a full time trainer.

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