The Sofia University
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Project Coordinator
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Kristiana Kazandzhieva is a public speaker, bid writer & project manager, trainer in EU funding and market analyst.
European values and European funding is the passion of Kristiana and she transmits all knowledge and experience she has with European projects on to her clients.
Kristiana Kazandzhieva graduated the University of National and World Economy in Sofia as a Master in International Economic Relations. Master degrees from the Bournemouth University (UK) in Tourism Management and FH Heilbronn, Germany led her to a career in the hospitality management and consultancy afterwards.
She is the co-founder of AGENDA LTD, a management consultancy firm that helps entrepreneurs increase their entrepreneurial potential and take reasonable risks in investing.
Kristiana served as a Marketing and Sales Manager in tourism establishments, maybe that is why tourism along with female and social entrepreneurship take a special place in her portfolio. Partners include, among others, 5-star service hotels, small rural guesthouses and family hotels. Kristiana’s creativity has helped small municipalities with tiny budgets but strong tourism potential develop successful tourism strategies and implement them.
In addition to being a successful management consultant Kristiana is a mother of 3 boys, fluent in 3 languages (German, English and Russian), active European citizen and co-founder of the BIONet Association – an NGO, devoted to innovate the family life of Bulgarians by making it more healthy and active, starting with educational activities and sport.
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Project manager
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Anzhelina Yaneva is Director of the Sport Department of Sofia University, Judo teacher – VI DAN, Professor in Martial arts and Phd In Judo. Chairman of the Editing Commission of the International Scientific Conference “Modern Trends in Physical Education and Sport”. Member of the Editing Board and the Association of the professors in the Slavonic countries. Executive secretary and founder of the Sport Club “Budo” at Sofia University”. Member of the committee of the BJF – Dan and kyu.
Head and member of the research projects related to the opportunities for process improvement training in judo, the importance and impact of regular classes for young people, including disadvantaged.
Working with people and students with mental sight disabilities.
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Member of the Academic Steering Committee
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Boryana Tumanova is Assistant Director of the Sport Department of Sofia University, teacher in swimming, Ass. Professor and Phd in swimming. Member of the Managing Board of the International Scientific Conference “Modern Trends in Physical Education and Sport”. Head and member of the research projects related to the opportunities for process improvement of physical education. Working with people and students with mental disabilities.
University of Vienna
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Researcher
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Martin Dobiasch is a pre-doc researcher at the University of Vienna, Austria. He has earned a MSc in Computational Intelligence and a MSc in Informatics Didactics in Vienna.
The main field of his research are feedback systems.
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Innovations manager
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Professor Arnold Baca earned the Engineering Diploma in Computer Science and the Ph.D. from the Technical University Vienna. In 1998 he completed the Habilitation in “Applied Computer Science in Biomechanics and Kinesiology” at the University of Vienna. Since 2008 he is Full Professor at the Department of Biomechanics, Kinesiology and Computer Science in Sport (Institute of Sport Science) at the University of Vienna. He has been President of the International Association of Computer Science in Sport from 2007-2013 and is now Honorary President of this association. He is Founding Editor-in-Chief of the e-Journal “International Journal of Computer Science in Sport”, is member of the editorial or advisory board of eight international journals and reviewer of numerous national and foreign scientific journals, such as Journal of Biomechanics, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, European Journal of Applied Physiology. Arnold Baca has authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed journal and conference articles, book chapters and 7 books. His current research activity focuses on Computer Science Applied to Biomechanics, Ubiquitous Computing in Sports and Exercise, Multimedia and Information Systems in Sports, Biomechanics of Rowing and Game Analysis.
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Country coordinator (Austria)
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Philipp Kornfeind graduated 1999 in “Electronics & Biomedical Engineering” at the higher technical education institute “TGM” in Vienna. After school he began to work originally as a laboratory technician before he started 2002 a technical study at the University of Applied Sciences “FH Technikum Wien”. He received his Engineering Diploma in Sports Equipment Technology 2006 and works since now as a Sports Engineer at the Department of Biomechanics, Kinesiology and Computer Science in Sport (Institute of Sport Science) at the University of Vienna. In the past 10 years he was involved in several national and international research projects related to sport biomechanics, feedback systems in sport and the testing and development of sports equipment. Furthermore he is author/co-author of many published papers in international journals and congress proceedings. Actually he is working on his PHD with the main focus on the interaction between athletes and sports equipment regarding the efficiency of muscle force production / transfer.
University of West Hungary
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Partner
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Thorvald Finnbjörnsson has been working within the Research council system of Iceland for over twenty years as chief analyst. He has a MSc degree in Business administration from the University of Lund in Sweden with main emphasis on strategy, steering system and innovation.
He is now heading a SME and two NGO’s all working in field of financing R&D and innovation project of some kind. In his capacity as analyst for the Research council system Thorvald has taken part in number of boards, steering groups, expert groups and similar. These groups have been under the OECD, such as the NESTI group and TIP group.
He has also been active in number of groups within the European Commission. These are for example the Value, Innovation and Innovation SME program committees. He has also taken part in committes and groups such as Finance and Audit Committee at the Eruopean Science Foundation, TAFTIE and other groups.
Thorvald has been active in several Project consortia within the Framework programmes as well as in Erasmus and Cosme programmes.
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Adjunct
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- M.A. in Sociology from the University of Iceland. Main emphasis on quantitative and qualitative research methods and surveillance studies.
- B.A. in Sociology from the University of Iceland in 1999. Emphasis on various subjects within sociology, such as deviance, criminology, work and organizations, MassMedia, gender, as well as research methods.
- Graduate from the Hamrahlid College in Iceland. Majored in Psychology and Sociology.
2006 – Adjunct. School of Health and education. Reykjavík University
2006 – Icelandic Centre for Social Research and Analysis. Research Specialist.
2005 – 2007 Tutor Bifröst Business university.
2002-2004 Ethical Research Institute. Project manager.
2001-2005 Administration of Occupational Safety and Health in Iceland. Research Specialist
1999 – 2008 Adjunct. University of Iceland. Faculty of Social Science
Youth in Science and Business Foundation
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Communication manager
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Rasmus Liira works with web development and communication. He uses his energy and youth to provide solutions to various problems to further the goals of European projects.
Rasmus Liira is finishing the studies in the University of Tartu as a Bachelor of Science in Materials science. A parallel Bachelor degree is also being completed in Gene Technology. Plans of Master and PhD studies have been made.
A former background as an athlete, belonging to the Estonian National Youth Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing teams, provides both a firm grasp of the field of sports and a good practice of goal-oriented action.
Proficient in English and Estonian, with high technical and researching skills Rasmus can quickly find relevant information to complete tasks of all kind.
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Researcher
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Eero Elenurm is Chairman of the Council of Youth in Science and Business Foundation (YSBF), also an active entrepreneur particularly focused on activities related to IT.
Eero has been active with various international and European projects already since 2001 and he has wide experience in project management and research related activities.
He holds Master of Science degree in international business from Helsinki School of Economics and CEMS MIM degree from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Eero has been managing an IT-company called Interest Marketing, which has served clients in 27 countries and also worked as an Adviser to the Minister of Finance of Estonia as well as Head of Development in Estonian Vehicle Registry.
Eero has been secretary general of European Electric Vehicle Union – apan-European electric vehicle interest group bringing together users and technology providers related to electric mobility.
Eero is also currently leading several activities and projects at YSBF. He has been actively involved in lecturing about innovation and creativity.
Goce Delcev University
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Member of Academic steering Committee
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PhD in Pedagogical Sciences, Faculty of Philosophy – Institute of Pedagogy, University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” – Skopje. Thesis title: Education and Professional Development of Teachers in Preschool education. Member of the European forum for Rectors of pedagogical universities throughout Europe. Member of organizational committee for publication in the first issue of the journal “European Pedagogical Studies” Research consultant, Doctoral level Collects information on key policies, programs, qualification systems, quality assurance mechanisms, innovations and partnerships in the field of teacher education Research Experts, Doctoral level, The Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission. Study on Teacher Education and Training for Primary and Secondary Education (ISCED levels 1 to 3) in the Western Balkan countries. Provide a comparative picture on the organization of training of primary and secondary school teachers in seven countries from the region. Head of University Sport Center at Goce Delcev University, responsible for creating the university strategies for promotion of sport and healthy lifestyle among students and promotion of university sport in general. In 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany receives special recognition – Medal for significant contribution to the spread of European values. The award is awarded for exceptional contribution achieved through academic and personal achievements in the fields of pedagogy, philosophy, history, culture, art, as well as the economic, legal and socio-political spheres. Fluent in English (spoken and written)
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Sport educator, event management
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Sanja is a Master of Information Systems and Technologies. She currently works in Goce Delcev University in Shtip as a Head of IRO and Erasmus + Institutional coordinator. From 2013 she become a president of Youth Council at the Municipality of Shtip. She was coordinator of 4 youth projects and leader of 5 youth exchanges with partner organizations from all over Europe . Currently she works on Erasmus + students exchanges at the University and coordinate 2 Erasmus + projects in KA2. She participate in several International Staff weeks, conferences and trainings for internationalization and her main goal is to increase the number of the partner University’s/institutions and to increase the visibility and recognizability of the University. Conferences / Seminars International Staff Days – 12-6 June 2017 – Technical University of Madrid, Madrid Spain; International Staff Days – 9 – 12 May 2017 – University of Graz, Vienna; Own the Potential of Environment in Non-formal Education – Learning Mobility of Individuals – Youth mobility – 4-11 April 2017, Limassol (Cyprus); Erasmus+ KA1 project “Enter Unity – EU4U” – 08.11.2016-15.11. 2016 – Limassol (Cyprus); Europe-Western Balkans Forum – Connecting youth work and youth policy, 25-29 September 2016 Ljubljana Slovenia; Erasmus + staff training: Polytechnic University of Cartagena 18.05.2016 – 25.05.2016, Cartagena, Spain; Encounter Europe! Current Challenges of European Integration – civic participation in best practice SUMMER EUROPEAN ACADEMY 2016; 31.04.2016-09.05.2016 OTZENHAUSEN, Germany; KA2 meeting under project “Integrating E-Learning and Open Educational Resources into Classroom” – iOERc, 14-22, march 2016, Finspång, Sweden Contact Seminar with the Western Balkans; 17-18.12.2015 Vienna ” Political culture and political dialogue “- The role of youth in the establishment of a new political dialogue in the country; 11-13.12.2015, Berovo; Erasmus + Youth in Action Forum for the Western Balkans region – 16/19.11.2015, Podgorica, Montenegro. International Youth Exchange: Youth for Heritage: The invention of the nation – the invention of Europe, 07/14.08.2015- Weimar, Germany. C onference for Young Leaders „Challenge and opportunities for the Balkan leadership today “ 29/30.11.2014 – Ohrid, Macedonia Regional School: New Leaders – New Opportunities, 23/27.07.2014, Srebrno Jezero, Serbia Seminar: Strengthening dialogues in southeastern Europe through the EU integration process – 21/23.03.2014 Krusevo, Macedonia Summer school: Ivanov school for young leaders, Ohrid 2013 Seminar: Good governance at the local level: strengthening of the local government – measures to prevent corruption, 04-05. 10. 2013, Skopje, Macedonia Seminar: Strengthening dialogues United in Europe – Coming to terms with conflicts of the past – 22/24. 02. 2013, Prevalle, Republic of Kosovo Workshop: New media for young people in the political communication, 26/27. 01. 2013 – Skopje, Republic of Macedonia Workshop: Seeking faithful information – lustration and dialogue – 23/24. 11. 2012-Skopje Political Academy 2012 – Political communication and organization of the modern political party – 22/23. 09. 2012 – Stip, Republic of Macedonia Seminar: Enhance students’ employability skills – Blagoevgrad (29.02.2012/03.03.2012) Study Visit EU Commission- Brussels, Belgium (7.02.2012 – 10.02.2012) Microsoft’s Vision – 2008
Role in the Te(a)chIn Project: Member of Academic steering Committee
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Biljana Popeska is Assistant Professor at Faculty of Educational Sciences at Goce Delcev University in Stip, Republic of Macedonia, teaching Didactics of physical education for pre – school and primary school teachers, Theory and practice of movement games, Sport pedagogy and Sport & recreation. She received Bachelor degrees in physical education and pedagogy and Master and PhD degrees at physical education in Faculty of Physical Education, Sport and Recreation at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. Her main research interest is physical education in pre – school and primary school education, motor development of children, holistic approach in teaching PE, sport pedagogy, sport activity for students, sport and recreation in leisure time etc.
Member of University Sport Center of Goce Delcev University and head coordinator of sport activities for the students, actively involved in promotion of healthy and active lifestyle among university students. Team leader and coordinator of student’s university teams in many international university competitions promoting far play, cooperation and positive values through sports. Together with her colleagues from University Sport Center, they take different initiatives that involve and bring together university students, kindergartens, schools and community in order to promote physical activity and wellbeing.
Member of Future Leader Volunteer Program (FLV) and national representative at Global Community Health Foundation (GCH). As a Senior Future Leader, she joints the efforts with other scholars and worldwide established academics in promotion of physical activity, active lifestyle, and holistic approach in health and wellbeing. As Senior Future Leader Volunteer she has been representing Macedonia at several globe events such as GoFPEP 2016 Turkey, ICSPHW 2016 Philippines, and she will also participate in BRICSCESS 2017 in Brazil.
Member and national representative of several national and international federations and associations related with physical activity and sport such as FIEP, EPPEN, CEREPS etc. Participant in many international conferences and workshops and also a member of Editorial Board in several Journals. Popeska is an author and co-author of more than 30 scientific and professional papers published in national and international journals and have more than 40 papers presented at international and national scientific conferences and symposiums.
In addition of her academic work, considering her main principle of work “teaching by example” she is also an active as aerobics instructor promoting active lifestyle in her community. She is fluent in English and beginner in French.