EMOTRAIN is a strategic partnership project run by “Miromida”, Latvia and “E-Academy”, Bulgaria in the framework of Erasmus+ programme. The EmoTrain aims to raise the psychological balance of teachers and youth workers for their motivation to work in youth sector. As the result we foresee our target group to be more calm, stable, happy and inspiring creative role models for the young people they work with.

the kick-off meeting

The KOM for the EMOTRAIN project was hosted by MIROMIDA in Riga, on the 5-7 October 2022. During the meeting, the partners discussed the flow of the project, some important matters, the following steps of the implementation, and deadlines for the upcoming tasks.

the survey

We surveyed youth workers’ and teachers’ emotional mood to go into the details of their specific needs.

the conference

The international online conference

“Emotional mood uniting teachers, youth workers and young people”

was held on 20.11.2022.


the workshops

We organized 14 workshops, group and individual coaching sessions in Latvia and Bulgaria in January-February 2023.


the training course

31 participants from Bulgaria and Latvia took part in our training course in Bulgaria from 13-17 March 2023.


new NFE methods

The NFE methods created during our training activities are published


the final meeting

On 10.06.2023 we had our final virtual meeting where we discussed the results and the lessons learned.

our team

Meet our international team of experts!

Gergana Deenichina


Founder of E-academy, founding member of DLEARN (EU Digital Learning Association) more than 25 years experience as trainer in the nonformal adult education sector.  Life&Business Coach, Trainer in Emotional Intelligence, NeuroGraphica Instructor and Aesthetic Coach.

Kristina Castronovo


Founder and board member of Miromida, youth worker and project manager with 15 years experience from Latvia, Sweden and Italy, non-formal education trainer of Latvian NA trainers’ pool, as well as neurograhica instructor and aesthetic coach.

Ludmila Sokolova


Professional educator and youth worker with more than 10 years of experience in creating and leading teaching and leisure programs in Latvia, Norway and Georgia, mostly for international educational institutions, fairy-tale therapy practitioner, movement and somatics enthusiast.

Ralitsa Popova


Chair of the Knowledge Association, she has been working in the non-profit sector since 2002 and is an experienced trainer in non-formal education. Her passion is working with young people, children and disadvantaged groups. 

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
Project Number: KA210-YOU-88281563