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Vera Goriunova

About:

"Where's a will, there's a way" - that's the motto I'm trying to live by and apply to learning. Recognising that "will" among participants and supporting their journey on the way is one of the most exciting things for me.

Vera Goriunova has 7 references for past work as a trainer.

Vera Goriunova

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Current occupation

free lance international trainer and a project coordinator

Work experience

My recent international/national experiences in youth work:


2019 Long-term international training "Labirint: a training course on outdoor education for youth workers", 2 events: Germany ( 17-24/04/2019) and Russia ( 20-28/07/2019) - trainer, coordinator

2019 June 07-15 International contact-making seminar "Eduactor for Change” - Mariapfarr, Austria - facilitator, coordinator

2018-2019 Long-term international training “Go Visual:part 2”, 2 events 1TC on the usage of digital and online tools in education -Go Online: 11-19 December 2018, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; 2nd TC about gamification for educational purposes - Go play: 07-14 April 2019 Tsaghkadzor, Armenia - trainer, coordinator

2019 Long-term international project CommunicART, 2 events: 1st TC on development of communication skills through art, using drama, music, dance;
2nd YE on artistic ways of communication ( through music and theatre) - trainer, coordinator.

2018 Long-term international training course “InFormal Basic” on integration of non-formal education approach to formal system, 2 events: 1TC: Luxembourg ( 29/06-07/07/2018) 2nd TC: Tsaghkadzor, Armenia ( 27/10-04/11/2018) - trainer, coordinator
2018, October 06-14: Go Visual: a training course on graphic facilitation and visual thinking tools for youth workers dealing with integration of migrants and refugees - coordinator
2018 LTTC Another Peace, 2 events: 1st activity,Luxembourg, Luxembourg 09-18 July 2018 - training course on peace building, conflict resolution and HRE, 2nd activity,Yerevan, Armenia 18-26 August 2018: Study Visit on peace building, conflict resolution and HRE - reporter
2018, 19-27 May TC “Coaching for change Revision” aiming at building competences for youth empowerment through coaching techniques - coordinator
2017-2018 LTTC Communication with no words - aiming at building competences in fostering non-violent communication in educational process addressing current challenges through non-verbal channels ( using visuals, drama, dance etc) , 2 events 1TC- 07-15 October 2017 Ivancice, Czech Republic, 2nd TC - 14-22 April 2018 Ivancice, Czech Republic - trainer
2017-2018 Long-term international training course “InFormal Basic” on integration of non-formal education approach to formal system, 2 events: 1TC - Tsaghkadzor, Armenia ( 27 October-4 November 2017), 2TC - Weimar, Germany ( 31 March -09 April 2018) - trainer, coordinator
2017-2018 Long-term international project “No Hate”, 2 events: 1st activity, Luxembourg, Luxembourg 08-17 December 2017 - YE aiming at combating hate speech online and promoting NHSM among young people, 2nd activity - Yerevan, Armenia, 10-18 February 2018 - TC aiming at combating hate speech online and building competences of youth workers in addressing hate speech in their work - trainer

Educational pathway

The following learning experiences helped me to build on my professional path and provided me with competences in areas relevant for me the most as a trainer:

Formal education:
2009 –2014 Master’s degree in Musicology, Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory
2014-2017 Post-graduate studies in art sciences and pedagogy in higher educational institutions, Nizhny Novgorod Conservatory
2009 - 2014 Master’s degree in Pedagogy, Nizhny Novgorod Linguistic University

Non-formal education:

The following learning experiences helped me to build on my professional path and provided me with competences in areas relevant for me the most as a trainer:

21-28 April 2013 Dare to be creative - and advanced TC for (EVS) mentors. The main focus was done to innovative techniques and approaches towards mentoring process.
July- August 2013 Short-Term EVS project
July-December 2016 - LTTC InFormal: training course on integration of non-formal education approach to formal system and building generic competences among non-formal education practitioners
02-11 September 2016 - Q-stand, a seminar on quality standards in intercultural projects focusing on active participation - connecting theory and practice
March-July 2017 - LTTC InFormal Coaching on the ways of using coaching in formal and non-formal environments
May-July 2017 - LTTC Go Visual - a capacity building non graphic facilitation and visual thinking tools for educators
October 2018 - TC4: training course for facilitators of study sessions in non-formal education with young people, organised by EYC Budapest (Council of Europe)
05-13 February 2019 - “What comes Next” - the training course on improvisation as a tool for youth work and education
19-30 June 2019 - IMPROaction 3.0 - ToT on improvisation and British drama methodology for youth education

Fields of training expertise

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

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

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

Working with specific target groups

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

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (intermediate) Asia
  • (advanced) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (intermediate) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Global Cooperation

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (beginner) Polish
  • (fluent) Russian

Trainer references

  • LABIRINT:training course on outdoor education for youth workers

    Awaiting validation (requested 2019-10-23)
    The training activity took place
    in Sonderhausen
    organised by CGE Culture Goes Europe - Soziokulturelle Initiative Erfurt e.V.
    17-24 April 2019
  • LABIRINT:training course on outdoor education for youth workers

    Awaiting validation (requested 2019-10-23)
    The training activity took place
    in Baikal lake, Russia
    organised by CGE Culture Goes Europe - Soziokulturelle Initiative Erfurt e.V.
    20-28/07/2019
  • Go Play

    Validated (2019-10-23)
    The training activity took place
    in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia
    organised by Foreign Students of Luxembourg, Academy of Innovation
    7-14th April 2019
    Reference person

    Agne Rapalaite

    (co-trainer)
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  • Facilitation Guide

    Validated (2019-11-05)
    The training activity took place
    in Luxembourg,Luxembourg
    organised by Amities Luxembourg - Armenie a.s.b.l.
    21-29 September 2019
    Reference person

    Tatevik Margaryan

    (organiser)
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  • Power of communication

    Validated (2019-11-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Reims, France
    organised by Jus Gentium
    06-14 October 2019
    Reference person

    Ataberk Ozcan

    (organiser)
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  • CommunicART

    Validated (2019-11-13)
    The training activity took place
    in Yerevan, Armenia
    organised by Amities Luxembourg - Armenie a.s.b.l.
    16-24 February 2019
    Reference person

    Tatevik Margaryan

    (organiser)
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  • EduACTor for change

    Awaiting validation (requested 2019-11-12)
    The training activity took place
    in Mariapfarr, Austria
    organised by PLATFORM GENERATION EUROPA AUSTRIA
    07-15 June 2019

This profile was last modified on 2019-11-15

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