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Zeynep Sanduvaç

Active Trainer

This trainer has recorded at least 6 training events in the last 24 months

Contractor

This trainer has been contracted by the Sphere secretariat within the last 5 years
Board Member of Nirengi

Languages

English, Turkish

Based in

Turkey

Zeynep Sanduvaç

Languages

English, Turkish

Based in

Turkey
Expertise
  • Disaster risk reduction (DRR)
  • Education
  • Adult learning
  • Protection Principles
  • Humanitarian Charter
  • Psychosocial issues
  • Project proposals
  • Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS)
  • Monitoring and Evaluation / MEAL
  • Conflict situations
  • Research
Types of training
  • Sphere technical training
  • Sphere presentations
  • Field-based training
  • Training content development
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Simulations: desktop/classroom
  • Training of Trainers (ToT)
  • Online interactive workshops
  • Simulations: field
  • Webinars
  • Sphere Training of Trainers (ToT)
Audiences
  • Humanitarian workers
  • Mixed audience
  • Students
  • Government
  • Media
  • Volunteers

About Zeynep Sanduvaç

Social Worker, B.A., Public Administration, M.A., Internationally accredited Core Humanitarian Standards Instructor.

Zeynep has been working on Conflict and Disaster Risk Reduction (C-DRR), Psycho-social Support (PSS), Education in Emergencies (EiE), Child Protection in Emergencies, Business Continuity in Emergencies and Strategic Human Resources Management related national and international projects for over 20 years.

Zeynep involved in several community based, participatory situation and risk assessment, policy dialogues with stakeholders (specifically with government bodies), community-based participatory material development, capacity building on advocacy skills, research, project proposal design and project management, strategic human resource management related projects.
She worked for:

  • Bogazici University for 10 years as a part-time faculty staff- lecturer on Disasters and Business Continuity (due to international consultancy positions- quitted)
  • USAID/OFDA in İstanbul (6 years project) Disaster Preparedness of İstanbul and Marmara Region. A Multisectoral and multi-disciplinary project, including child protection and education in emergencies.
  • World Bank- İstanbul Government for two years as Social Consultant in İstanbul Earthquake Preparedness and Social Research Program.
  • She has been working as an independent DRR and Conflict Reduction Consultant, Sphere and CHS Instructor. Some selected organizations (not limited to these): Geo Hazard International/ Central Asia Regional Earthquake Reduction Initiative (CARESI) in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan; JICA and TR Disaster and Emergency Presidency (AFAD) in İstanbul; Concern Worldwide Turkey, American Red-Cross and Shake-Out Drills in LA/USA; Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Turkey, Palestine Ministry of Education-Save the Children, Oxfam UK in Gazze, TR Ministry of Education-UNICEF Turkey, Vesuvius- Foseco and British Academy; Plan International in Tanzania, Ethiopia; INEE in Uganda, Kenya.

She is the author of Basic Disaster Awareness, Children Working in the Street, Drugs and Stimulating Substances books. She is co-author of Positive Youth Development: Development of School / Social Services based Standards Operational Procedure (SOP) against Violence, Psychological First Aid Program. Community Disaster Volunteer Program. Section:4 Based on Israel, Community Stress Prevention Center/ CSPC.

Sphere contractor badge: Zeynep was contracted by Sphere and DPPI-SEE as co-facilitator for a series of online workshops for Civil Protection actors in South Eastern Europe.

Events & Training

Nov

17

Introductory Sphere Training for Bilgi University Graduate Program

by Bilgi University
17 November 2021 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
17 November 2021
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Online, Course

Zeynep Sanduvac delivered Sphere Introductory Training to Bilgi University Social Projects and NGO Management Graduate Program students as a guest...

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May

18

Sphere introductory workshops for SIMEX 2021, online, May 2021

Private

by The Simex Series Trust, U.K. , Sphere
18 May 2021 - 20 May 2021 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
18 May 2021 - 20 May 2021
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Online,

A series of interactive online workshop for SIMEX 2021 participants. These workshops were facilitated by graduates of the ToT for...

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Dec

10

Sphere Training, online, Turkey, 10-11 Dec 2020

by Auto Draft
10 December 2020 - 11 December 2020
10 December 2020 - 11 December 2020
Online, Workshop

As Nirengi Association, we announce the Sphere Training as the first training of the Disaster and Emergency Training series, which...

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Nov

10

Sphere course for DPPI member states, Nov/Dec 2020, Online

Private

by Sphere , Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe (DPPI SEE)
10 November 2020 - 8 December 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
10 November 2020 - 8 December 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Online, Course

This is the third of three planned 'pre-ToT' workshops/courses as part of a Training of Trainers (ToT) programme which will...

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Sep

01

Sphere course for DPPI member states, Sep 2020, Online

Private

by Sphere , Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe (DPPI SEE)
1 September 2020 - 29 September 2020
1 September 2020 - 29 September 2020
Online, Course

This is the second of three planned 'pre-ToT' workshops/courses as part of an 18-month Training of Trainers (ToT) programme which...

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Jun

30

Sphere course for DPPI member states, Jun – Jul 2020, Online

Private

by Sphere , Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South Eastern Europe (DPPI SEE)
30 June 2020 - 21 July 2020
30 June 2020 - 21 July 2020
Online, Course

Originally planned as a 3-day in-person event in Tirana in March 2020, this event was reformulated as a 4-week online...

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