Experience in curriculum policy/design and working closely with Ministries of Education in countries like Moldova, Liberia, Nepal, Turkey; experience in delivering critical thinking Trainer of Trainers capacity building programs for both in-service and pre-service teacher training institutes; delivered hundreds of trainings on community development, efficient communication skills, personal development, open government, internet governance, others.
Constructivism and situativity learning theories, critical thinking framework for lessons's planning (ABC model), learner-centred approaches but not limited to!
Yet to be added
Graduate of MA in Contemporary Diplomacy with University of Malta, Post-graduate Diploma in Diplomacy and IT with Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies of Malta), Bachelors in Teaching English as a Second Language, from "Ion Creanga" State Pedagogical University Chisinau, Moldova.
Currently, I am the President of the Open Government Institute, NGO based in Moldova, doing work around Open Government, Open Education, Citizen Engagement, Public Policy, etc. I am an active member of several important national and international committees related to Open Government & Internet Governance. Since April 2013, I am member of the civil society Steering Committee of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and is a coordinator of the civil society working group on E-Government/Open Government (part of the Moldova National Participation Council). I am a former member of the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and former member of the Nominating Committee (NomCom) of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbering). Am also a former member of the Civil Society Advisory Group on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment to UN in Moldova. I worked in a number of countries around the world such as Liberia, Turkey and Nepal as an international expert in critical thinking methodology and addressed the educational sector of those countries. I bring more than 14 years of work experience in not-for-profit sector, as I worked as international consultant/trainer in critical thinking methodology for educational sector (with Open Society Foundations) in countries such as Nepal, Liberia (West Africa), Turkey during 2007-2010. During 2005-2007, I worked with DiploFoundation (Malta) on Internet Governance Capacity Building Program (IGCB). I have also delivered capacity building programs, conducted evaluations and initiated partnerships with civil society organizations from Ukraine and Azerbaijan. Areas of expertise include: Education Policy (curriculum elaboration), Capacity Building (including ToT) for civil society and Government; Policy Development, Organizational development; Community development; Open Government/Open Data/Citizen engagement; ICT4D & Internet Governance.