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Vitalie Cirhana

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I believe that Learning starts outside of comfort zone, this why i like to design learning proces focussed on chalenges what we need to overcome in order to build something better, to learn new things, to develop new competences.

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Vitalie Cirhana

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Current occupation

Trainer and NGO director

Work experience

* 19-30 March 2017, OnArrival Training Course and 2 MidTerm Meeting for EVS volunteers, taking place in Kiev, Ukraine (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 15-18 March 2017, Training Course „Let’s Explore Intercultural Competence with YOU(th)” Evaluation part, taking place in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (financed by European Youth Foundation and Council of Europe)
* 25-26 February 2017, Training Course “Exploring Human Rights in Youth Work”, taking place in Chisinau, Moldova (for Youth Club in Moldova)
* 23-24 February 2017, SALTO EVS coordinators meeting, taking place in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 4-5 February 2017, Workshop on Project Design, taking place in Chisinau, Moldova (for applicants to Grant Programme of Ministry of Youth and Sports of Moldova)
* 28-29 January 2017, Training Course “Project Management”, taking place in Chisinau, Moldova (for CNTM)
* 24-25 January 2017, Training Course “Project Design”, taking place in Chisinau, Moldova (for SOS Autism NGO, financed by FHI360)
* 21-30 October 2016, Training Course „Let’s Explore Intercultural Competence with YOU(th)”, taking place in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (financed by European Youth Foundation and Council of Europe)
* 17-25 September 2016, OnArrival Training Course and MidTerm Meeting for EVS volunteers, taking place in Slavske, Ukraine (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 27 August – 4 September 2016, Training Course „Multipliers of Intercultural Learning and Dialog”, taking place in Tabor, Czech Republic (financed by Czech NA of Erasmus plus Programme)
* 4-12 August 2016, Training Course „Youth workers united though intercultural dialog”, taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Moldova (financed by Romanian NA of Erasmus plus Programme)
* 9-18 July 2016, Training Course „Let’s go outside!”, taking place in Baile Tusnad, Romania (financed by Romanian NA of Erasmus plus Programme)
* July – December 2016, Long Term Training of Trainers, 9 modules of ToT (54 days), taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Moldova (financed by Ministry of Youth and Sport of Moldova)
* 23-26 June 2016, MidTerm Meeting for EVS volunteers, taking place in Slavske, Ukraine (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 16-18 June 2016, Training Course “Project Management”, taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Moldova (for CNTM – National Youth Council in Moldova)
* 24-29 May 2016, Training Course “Learn to FLY in EVS”, taking place in Antalya, Turkey (financed by SALTO EECA, Turkish and Latvian NA)
* 2-5 April 2016, MidTerm Meeting for EVS volunteers, taking place in Kiev, Ukraine (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 26-28 February 2016, SALTO EVS coordinators meeting, taking place in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 22-24 January 2016, SALTO EVS coordinators meeting, taking place in Baku, Azerbajan (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 14-15 January 2016, Workshop for Strategic Planning of Foundation for Advancement of Moldova
* 8-9 January 2016, Training course on project design and project management, taking place in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
* 11-13 December 2015, Advanced Training of Trainers of Intercultural Dialogue in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova, (financed by Pestalozzi Foundation, Switzerland)
* July – December 2015, Long Term Training of Trainers, 8 modules of ToT (48 days), taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Moldova (financed by Ministry of Youth and Sport of Moldova)
* September - December 2015, 10 Training Courses for youth and 12 Training Courses for teachers on intercultural education, insight of project “Intercultural dialog in Moldova”, in Balti and Edinet, Republic of Moldova (financed by Pestalozzi Foundation, Switzerland)
* 17-26 October 2015, Training Course „Magic of NFL”, taking place in Tabor, Czech Republic (financed by Czech NA of Erasmus plus Programme)
* 15-23 August 2015, Training Course „Simulation for Education”, taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Moldova (financed by Lithuanian NA of Erasmus plus Programme)
* 6-14 August 2015, Training Course „Restart the game”, taking place in Parnu, Estonia (financed by Estonian NA of Erasmus Programme)
* 6-14 June 2015, OnArrival Training Course and MidTerm Meeting for EVS volunteers, taking place in Slavske, Ukraine (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 18-29 April 2015, OnArrival Training Course and MidTerm Meeting for EVS volunteers, taking place in Slavske, Ukraine (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 27 February – 1 March 2015, SALTO EVS coordinators meeting, taking place in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 15-20 November 2014, OnArrival Training Course for EVS volunteers, taking place in Slavske, Ukraine (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 17-19 October 2014, SALTO EVS event and training for ex-EVS volunteers, taking place in Ivano-Frankovsk, Ukraine (financed by SALTO EECA)
* September - December 2014, 5 Training Courses for youth and 6 Training Courses for teachers on intercultural education, insight of project "Intercultural dialog in Moldova", in Balti and Edinet, Republic of Moldova (financed by Pestalozzi Foundation, Switzerland)
* 20-24 September 2014, OnArrival Training Course for EVS volunteers, taking place in Costesti, Moldova (financed by SALTO EECA)
* 17-19 September 2014, Training Course on NFL methods, insight of Academy for Youth Workers in Moldova, taking place in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova (financed by Ministry of Youth and Sport, Moldova)
* 21-30 August 2014, Training Course „A Step Forward - Training of Trainers”, taking place in Parnu, Estonia (financed by Erasmus+ Programme, Estonian NA)
* 1-9 July 2014, Training Course „Formal + Non-Formal = Impact”, taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova (financed by Youth in Action Programme by EACEA)
* 11-22 June 2014, Training Course „ToT on SimGame”, taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova (financed by Youth in Action Programme by EACEA)
* 16-23 May 2014, OnArrival Training Course and and Midterm Meeting of EVS volunteers, taking place in Slavske, Ukraine(financed by SALTO EECA insight of Youth in Action Programme)
* 7-14 May 2014, Training Course „Active Youth Innovates”, taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova (financed by “Youth in Action” programme by EACEA)
* 15-23 February 2014, Training Course „The Treasure of Games”, taking place in Tbilisi, Georgia (financed by “Youth in Action” programme by EACEA)
* 2-10 February 2014, Training Course „Power of NFL”, taking place in Bakuriani, Georgia (financed by “Youth in Action” programme by EACEA)
* September - December 2013, 4 Training Courses on intercultural education, insight of project “Intercultural dialog in Moldova”, in Balti and Edinet, Moldova (financed by Pestalozzi Foundation, Switzerland)
* 21 September - 1 October 2013, Training Course „ToT on ID”, taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova (financed by “Youth in Action” programme by EACEA)
* 17 - 24 August 2013, Training Course „YouSim”, taking place in Berlin, Germany (financed by “Youth in Action” programme, German NA)
* 11 - 17 August 2013, Training Course „A.C.E.”, taking place in Daugavpils, Latvia (financed by “Youth in Action” programme, Latvian NA)
* 20 - 28 July 2013, Seminar for teacher on non-formal education „Teacher Power”, taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Moldova (financed by “Youth in Action” programme by EACEA)
* 13 - 20 July 2013, Training Course „ Youth Participation as a Way of Change”, taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Moldova (financed by “Youth in Action” programme, Danish NA)
* 13 - 21 May 2013, Training for facilitators "Do it Non-formal", taking place in Vadul lui Voda, Moldova (financed by “Youth in Action” programme by EACEA)
* 25 July - 4 August 2012, Training course "Mobilizing youth in environmental activities" in Molovata Noua, Moldova (financed by “Youth in Action” programme, Hungarian NA)
* 1 - 15 June 2012, Youth Summer School "United through Diversity" in Cosnita, Moldova (financed by Pestalozzi Foundation, Switzerland)
* January 2010 – December 2012, leading 32 trainings for youth and teachers from schools insight of project “Intercultural Dialog in Moldova” in Balti and Edinet, Moldova (financed by Pestalozzi Foundation, Switzerland)
* December 2011 – June 2012, facilitating 12 community discussions, 3 regional forums and 1 national youth forum in Moldova, insight of project “Youth participation in Moldova” (financed by East Europe Foundation, Moldova)
* November 2010 – December 2012, organizing training activities for 50 school community to elaborate projects about creating conditions for the persistence in school of students from socially vulnerable families, insight of project "Community School in Action" (financed by Open Society Institute, Hungary)
* 1 - 30 August 2011, held a series of seminars for youth from Ialoveni about techniques of evaluation of local youth issues and writing projects project "Development of active citizenship through participation practices" (financed by US Embassy in Chisinau)
* April 2010 – December 2011, organizing a 18 training activities, 3 regional and 1 national competitions on debates, insight of project "The road to Parliament" (financed by Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
* 2 - 9 April 2010, Training course “Leadership and Planning” in Chisinau, Moldova (financed by RITA programme, Poland)
* January - June 2009, In the frame of the project "I vote because ...", coordination of planning and carrying out activities related to electoral education and motivation of young people to participate in elections, in Cantemir, Moldova (financed by European Union)
* 15 - 22 April 2009, Training course “Against exclusion - social economy as one of the pillars of civil society” in Chisinau, Moldova (financed by RITA programme, Poland)
* February - March 2009, delivering training courses on human rights, civic engagement and electoral education, insight of project "The future depends on you", (financed by IREX Moldova)
* January - September 2008, developing the concept of training on access to public information, leading 5 workshop on forming the trainers in the access to information area, developing of the programs seminars for districts of the country, providing methodical and methodological support for the organization of a cycle of seminars in the country districts, also monitoring these activities.
* May 2007 – February 2008, delivering 5 training courses on civic engagement of youth in Cahul, Moldova (financed by World Bank, Office in Chisinau)
* 12 - 20 October 2007, Strategic planning workshop for local NGO, in Dubasari, Moldova (financed by CPP programme, Moldova)
* August-September 2007, National consultant to assess training needs of non-profit organizations representatives in the diversification of funding sources in Moldova (financed by UNDP-Moldova)
* November 2006 - April 2007, leading 3 training courses on NGO management in Orhei, Cahul and Vadul lui Voda, Moldova (financed by Soros Foundation, Moldova)
* May 2005 – October 2006, delivering 10 seminars of career planning for students in Chisinau, Moldova (financed by Ministry of Education and Youth, Moldova)
* September 2004 – September 2005, delivering 6 seminars, 6 workshops and 3 community meetings of strategic planning of community in Cricova, Moldova (financed by US Embassy in Chisinau)

Educational pathway

NON-FORMAL EDUCATION:
- 2015-2016: Training of Trainers for European Erasmus+: Youth in Action Projects, organized by Erasmus plus National Agencies
- 2014-prezent: member of SALTO EECA Pool of Trainers delivering more tan 20 EVS training activities in the Eastern Partnership region (OnArrival Trainings, Mid-Term Meetings, EVS events and EVS Coordinators meetings)
- 2007-now: A trainer in more than 30 training courses on international level
- 2004-now: A trainer in more than 300 training courses on local and national level
- 2000-now: Project coordinator in more than 100 local, national and international projects
- 1997-now: Experience of being a participant in many different NFE/youth projects (including many training courses (also ToTs), PBAs and seminars)

FORMAL EDUCATION:
- BA in Mathematics and Computer Science
- MA in Computer Science
- PhD studies in Computer Science

Fields of training expertise

  • (advanced) Animation
  • (beginner) Bullying & Harassment
  • (beginner) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (intermediate) Change Management
  • (expert) Citizenship Education
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (advanced) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (expert) Creativity & Art
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (expert) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (intermediate) Drama & Theatre
  • (beginner) Education through Sports
  • (advanced) Environment & Ecology
  • (intermediate) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (expert) Equal Opportunities
  • (advanced) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (beginner) Event Management
  • (expert) Financial Management
  • (expert) Fundraising
  • (intermediate) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (advanced) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (beginner) Health & Prevention
  • (expert) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (expert) Labour Rights & Employment
  • (expert) Leadership Development
  • (expert) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (expert) New Information Technologies
  • (expert) Open Space Technology
  • (expert) Organizational Management
  • (advanced) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (advanced) Peace Education
  • (expert) People Management & Cooperation
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (beginner) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (beginner) Public Speaking
  • (expert) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (expert) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (beginner) Social Media
  • (beginner) Storytelling & Humour
  • (advanced) Time Management
  • (expert) Training of Trainers
  • (advanced) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (expert) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Youth Information Work
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) Youth Policy
  • (beginner) 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
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (intermediate) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Institutions
  • (beginner) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (intermediate) International Youth Structures
  • (intermediate) Private Foundations
  • (beginner) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

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

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) South East Europe

Language Skills

  • (good) English
  • (fluent) Romanian
  • (fluent) Russian

Trainer references

  • Mobilization of youth in activities to protect the environment

    Validated (2016-05-23)
    The training activity took place
    in Molovata Noua, Republic of Moldova
    organised by Public Benefit Foundation for Conservation of Nature and Environment Protecting the Cultural Values of Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg
    27 July - 4 August 2012
    Reference person

    Natalia Ciobanu

    (co-trainer)
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  • Teacher Power

    Awaiting validation (requested 2017-02-25)
    The training activity took place
    in Vadului lui Voda, Republic of Moldova
    organised by Stowarzyszenie Dorosli Dzieciom
    20-27 July 2013
  • Youth Participation as a Way of Change

    Validated (2017-01-03)
    The training activity took place
    in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova
    organised by SILBA
    13 - 20 July 2013
    Reference person

    Ieva Grundsteine

    (co-trainer)
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  • Do it Non-Formal!

    Validated (2017-02-21)
    The training activity took place
    in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova
    organised by "MilleniuM" Training and Development Institute
    13-21 May 2013
    Reference person

    Ieva Grundsteine

    (co-trainer)
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  • ToT on ID

    Validated (2016-10-15)
    The training activity took place
    in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova
    organised by "MilleniuM" Training and Development Institute
    21 september - 1 october 2013
    Reference person

    Salvi Greco

    (co-trainer)
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  • YOU SIM – Simulation Games as a Method for Youth Workers and Civil Society Activists

    Validated (2016-11-26)
    The training activity took place
    in Berlin, Germany
    organised by CRISP
    18 - 25 August 2013
    Reference person

    Mihaela Onofras

    (co-trainer)
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  • A.C.E. - Active Civic Education

    Validated (2016-10-15)
    The training activity took place
    in Daugavpils, Latvia
    organised by Socialo brivpratigo biedriba “ODIN/VITA”
    11-17 August 2013
    Reference person

    Salvi Greco

    (co-trainer)
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  • Power of NFL

    Awaiting validation (requested 2017-03-14)
    The training activity took place
    in Bakuriani, Georgia
    organised by Volunteers of Georgia
    02-10 February 2014
  • The Treasure of Games

    Validated (2017-02-27)
    The training activity took place
    in Tbilisi, Georgia
    organised by Young Leaders Club
    15-23 February 2014
    Reference person

    Ieva Grundsteine

    (co-trainer)
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  • Active Youth Innovates

    Validated (2017-01-27)
    The training activity took place
    in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova
    organised by MIRAS Moldova
    7-14 May 2014
    Reference person

    Marco Santos

    (Trainer)
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  • Formal + Non-Formal = Impact

    Validated (2017-02-22)
    The training activity took place
    in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova
    organised by "MilleniuM" Training and Development Institute
    1-9 July 2014
    Reference person

    Ieva Grundsteine

    (co-trainer)
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  • ToT on SimGame

    Validated (2016-07-08)
    The training activity took place
    in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova
    organised by "MilleniuM" Training and Development Institute
    11-22 June 2014
    Reference person

    Mihaela Onofras

    (co-trainer)
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  • Learn to F.L.Y. in EVS: Learn to Facilitate the Learning process for Young people in European Voluntary Service

    Validated (2017-02-21)
    The training activity took place
    in Antalya, Turkey
    organised by Turkish National Agency in collaboration with SALTO-Youth EECA Resource Centre and Latvian National Agency
    24 – 29 May 2016
    Reference person

    Sintija Lase

    (Co-trainer)
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  • A Step Forward - Training of Trainers

    Validated (2017-02-21)
    The training activity took place
    in Parnu, Estonia
    organised by *
    21-30 August 2014
    Reference person

    Ieva Grundsteine

    (Co-trainer)
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  • Restart the game

    Validated (2017-02-22)
    The training activity took place
    in Parnu, Estonia
    organised by Nooruse Maja
    6-14 August 2015
    Reference person

    Ieva Grundsteine

    (Co-trainer)
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  • Simulation for Education

    Awaiting validation (requested 2017-02-22)
    The training activity took place
    in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova
    organised by DARNAUS VYSTYMO PROJEKTAI from Lithuania
    15-23 August 2015
  • Magic of NFL

    Validated (2017-02-22)
    The training activity took place
    in Tabor, Czech Republic
    organised by TOM 21105 Dumanci
    17-26 October 2015
    Reference person

    Ieva Grundsteine

    (Co-trainer)
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  • Multipliers of ICL&ICD

    Validated (2017-02-22)
    The training activity took place
    in Tabor, Czech Republic
    organised by TOM 21105 Dumanci
    27 August - 4 September 2016
    Reference person

    Ieva Grundsteine

    (Co-trainer)
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  • Let's Go Outside

    Validated (2017-02-22)
    The training activity took place
    in Băile Tușnad, Romania
    organised by Asociaţia de Tineri din Ardeal
    9 – 18 July 2016
    Reference person

    Attila Nagy Geza

    (Co-trainer)
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  • Youth workers united through interculturl dialog

    Validated (2017-02-22)
    The training activity took place
    in Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova
    organised by CNTM
    4-12 August 2016
    Reference person

    Verginia Acalugaritei

    (organiser)
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