About Academy of innovation
To create equal opportunities for young people and youth workers for development of necessary set of competences for participation in the life of civil society through non-formal education.
Training, seminars, study visits, capacity building and e.t.. Development and implementation of educational programme in all stages, preparation, implementation, facilitation, support, evaluation and reporting.
Partnership building meeting, contact making seminars, project development activities, conferences and e.t.. Supporting partner organisations networking, contact making and project development, by providing space, tools and environment for fruitful cooperation.
Organising international youth exchanges for youth groups on social and educational topics. Providing educational opportunities for individuals, by participation in trainings, seminars, tool fairs, capacity building and other educational events.
Sending organisation, provide opportunities in participation in long term voluntary projects Solidarity Corps (ex-EVS). Project cooperation with hosting organisation and participants support on all stages of the project.
Providing on-line learning courses on different topics. We develop own on-line course platform in the frame of NFE project “inFormal” Find different educational opportunities there.
Very new, but fast developing educational branch of activities. Development of board, card and other kind of table games. Or shearing knowledge and tools of educational games and use in educational purposes.
EDUARD OGANYAN (administrator/trainer) Academy of Innovation, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia.
Founder,administrator and trainer of Academy of Innovation.
Since 2010 working as trainer and expert in different activities. For this time implemented over 30 national and international trainings for intercultural groups. During this time, worked in different international teams, with co-trainers coming from different cultural and social background on the following topics: project management, youth participation, youth empowerment, cultural dialogue, social inclusion, non-formal education, volunteering, leadership, personal development, conflict transformation and peace building.
Since 2011 member of SALTO EECA Pool of accreditors for EVS progamme in Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia.
2010 – 2013 administrative support of SALTO EECA in organization of EVS training cycle in Russia. 2007-2013 Founder, administrator and finance manager at SFERA Movement. 2003-2007 International voluntary projects coordinator at Nizhny Novgorod Voluntary Service.
Volunteering experience: 1999 – 2013 Volunteer at Nizhny Novgorod Voluntary Service, 2003 EVS volunteer in KVT Finland, 2003 – 2008 Volunteer and campleader in international work camps and short-term projects in Finland, UK, Czech Republic and Russia. Volunteer of the XXII Olympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
Vera Gorunova (project coordinator) Academy of Innovation, Nizhniy Novgorod.
Natalia Skorik (project coordinator) Academy of Innovation, Krasnodar branch.
Since 2015, Natalia has been working as a project coordinator of international and local projects in the NGO Academy of Innovation. Represent branch of Academy of Innovation in Krasnodar. She has been working the field if EVS for 3 years and has an experience with long and short term projects. She works as a trainer for local and international project.
Natalia has been working in the international educational camp Most as a head of international department for 4 years and as EVS coordinator and project manager in NGO Falcogroup for 3 years. Natalia is a head of creative studio of English and theatre “Liberty” in Krasnodar. The main aims of the studio self-development of local youth and giving them opportunity to express themselves, intercultural learning and inclusion of youth with special needs. From 2015 Natalia has been working as a local coordinator by Krasnodar region in the Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg cooperation programme “New Horizonts” This program is focusing on the peace building in conflict solving in the territory of North Caucasus. Since 2016 Natalia is a representative of Alumni Association of the programme.
ul. Volzhskaya nab, 8- 330, 603159 Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia