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Rosario Rossi

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I'm interested in learning and facilitate learning of other people with flexible and open attitude.

Rosario Rossi has 23 references for past work as a trainer.

Rosario Rossi

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Current occupation

free lance trainer and consultant

Work experience

Experiences as trainer :
For international training activities, please see my training references
Other experience in training:
- Trainer on Intercultural learning and Conflict Resolution during the centralised On arrival Training Sessions for European Voluntary Service volunteers on behalf of Italian National Agency of Youth in Action programme and Replay Cemea network since 2008. In these years I run 21 on arrival training courses , 6 mid term trainings and 1 pre-departure training and 1 final event. Since 2015 I'm also cooperating with Salto Euromed as pedagogical coordinator and trainer in Evs training cycle for South Mediterranean countries.

- Facilitator of the national seminar about "network and networking in international youth work" promoted within the project I-quality , Castelfranco Veneto (Italy) 6-8 April 2006
- Trainer and programme designer of the Training modules "International Youth work as a tool for inclusion of young people with less opportunities" organised on behalf of Centro servizi per il volontariato Etneo: Ragusa September 2006, Catania October 2006 (Italy); Siracusa April 2007 , Enna June 2007.
- Facilitator of working groups on globalisation in the events "Festa dell'Europa" (4 editions) organised by the European Commission and Regione Emilia Romagna, Rimini 9-12 May 2007, 9-13 May 2008. , Bologna 25-29 November 2009, 23-27 November 2010 .
- Trainer and programme designer of the Training modules "Introduction to intercultural learning" organised on behalf of Centro servizi per il volontariato Etneo: Enna September 2007, Catania October 2007 (Italy), Ragusa February 2008;
- Trainer and programme designer of the Seminar "Efficient creation and participative management of sustainable youth centres in multicultural communities"; Podgorica, Montenegro 6-12 February 2010
- Trainer and programme designer of the Training modules "Decision process and organisational management in voluntary organisation" organised on behalf of Centro servizi per il volontariato Etneo: Siracusa November 2010, Enna December 2010, Catania January 2011 (Italy), Ragusa February 2011;

Experience as expert in Evaluation of projects/accreditor in European Voluntary Service:
- June 2016: on behalf of EACEA participation as expert to the evaluation exercise for the call "Key Action 3 Social Inclusion"
- 2015-2016 member of the pool of accreditors for Evs organisations in South Med countries on behalf of Salto Euromed: accreditation visit and sesk review of accreditation forms for Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine.

Experience as project coordinator/ manager /designer:
- 2013-2015: coordinator of Media for Change project for Italy project on preventing hate speech and promoting inclusion of vulnerable groups.
- Since 2010 till July 2012: coordinator in Italy of Gruntvig project " QUILT -Quality in learning and training" which provides training opportunities for adults in the field of non formal education, with a special focus on learning tools.
-Since October 2002 till 2013: Co-ordinator and project manager for sending and hosting Evs projects managed by Arci Catania .
- 2003-2004 , Coordinator of the project “The challenge of the European citizenship” (Several meetings with student about European citizenship and awareness promoted within the call for proposal for “ Support for debate and reflection projects organised by associations and federations of European interests ” (DG EAC N. 54 / 2002 ).
- 2003-2005 coordinator of the Networking Action within the project Yo.P.P. Youth in Pole Position (Actions for the prevention of criminal behaviours of young people supported by European Social fund POR Sicilia 2000-2006 III, misure 3,04.
- from September 2005 till September 2006: coordinator of the project "Mosaico" : a long term training project for youth leaders and volunteers focused on intercultural learning and active citizenship education
Trainer in the residential trainings of Mosaico project
- from September 2007 till June 2008: project manager and coordinator of the project Alfabeti a long term training project for italian and spanish youth leaders and volunteers focused on intercultural learning and active citizenship education (Europe for citizenship programme Action 2.3)
- from February 2008 till January 2009: educational coordinator of the project "IV Encuentro de Juventude Creadoras" a long term training project about youth participation with 10 partners from Latin America and Europe supported by Action 3.2 of the Youth in Action programme.
- From September 2008 till February 2010 : educational coordinator of the project "Un, due, tre via!" , a project which promotes non formal education workshops focused on active citizenship for young people at risk in 5 different disadvantaged neighbourhoods of the city of Catania.


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Educational pathway

Formal Education experiences:
- University of Catania, Faculty of law Degree in law 2008.
- Vocational training course on NGO project managment July- December 2000 (120 hours provided by Coop Arciform, Sicily)

Non formal education experiences:
- January 2003: training practical experience at the youth cultural centre Pumpe in Berlin within the activity Job Shadowing, Action 5 Youth Programme 17-30 January 2003.
-Short study Visit within Action 5 “ Stepping into adulthood” provided by Boomerang Theatre Co., Cork (Irlanda) 9-14 September 2001
-Training course on Euro-mediterranean youth mobility (Action 1 and 2 of Euromed-Youth Programme) “Euromed first Step” provided by SALTO Injep , Lisbon 23-28 March 2002.
- Training course on Euro-mediterranean youth mobility (Action 5 of Euromed-Youth Programme) “Euromed Step up” provided by SALTO Injep, Marly le Roi 25 June-3 July 2002.
- Training Course “Difference meets Tolerance” Intercultural learning as the educational concept for youth exchanges and volunteer services provided by Ikab Bonn and Youth Programme German National Agency, Bonn 17-23 October 2002
- Evaluation seminar on Euro-mediterranean youth mobility “Sailing together for the future” provided by SALTO Youth Injep, Barcellona 8-12 January 2003
- Partner contact seminar “Artistic Methods within youth exchanges” provided by Jugendkulturzentrum Pumpe, Berlin 6-11 May 2003
- Training course “Euromed Step At” Advanced Training on Organisation and Project management provided by SALTO Euromed resources centre , Marly le Roi 17-25 June 2003
- Mid-term Youth programme National Evaluation Seminar organized by Italian National Agency, Rome (Italy ) , 30 June- 2 July 2004
- International evaluation meeting of multiplier of the project Xenos- all different all equal, Magdeburg (Germany), 11-16 July 2004
- 5th edition of the Training of Trainers for European Youth Projects (TOT) course promoted by Salto Youth Training and Cooperation Resource centre and Interkulturelles centrum, Seminar 1 Brasov (Romania),3-11 November 2004 ,Seminar 2 Alexandoupolis (Greece), 15-25 January 2005 , Seminar 3 Pentidattilo (Italy) 4-12 September 2005
- European Portfolio Multiplier Training course promoted by the Council of Europe, European Youth centre Strasbourg, 2-5 April 2006
- Future Forum 2006 "Youth in action- trainers in action" promoted by the NGO Pame Ambro in cooperation with several partners , Pentidatillo 25-30 June 2006
- "Recognise learning - recognise yourself: youthpass in the Evs training cycle" training course for trainers active in Evs training cycle organised by Salto Training and Cooperation, Dobrna, Slovenia 5-11 October 2009

Fields of training expertise

  • (intermediate) Bullying & Harassment
  • (advanced) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (intermediate) Change Management
  • (expert) Citizenship Education
  • (advanced) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (advanced) Communication Skills
  • (expert) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (intermediate) Creativity & Art
  • (expert) Crisis Management
  • (expert) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (beginner) Drama & Theatre
  • (advanced) Environment & Ecology
  • (intermediate) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (advanced) Equal Opportunities
  • (expert) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (expert) Event Management
  • (expert) Financial Management
  • (expert) Fundraising
  • (intermediate) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (expert) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (advanced) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (intermediate) Labour Rights & Employment
  • (intermediate) Leadership Development
  • (intermediate) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (intermediate) New Information Technologies
  • (expert) Open Space Technology
  • (expert) Organizational Management
  • (expert) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (advanced) Peace Education
  • (expert) People Management & Cooperation
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (beginner) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (intermediate) Public Speaking
  • (expert) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (expert) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (intermediate) Social Media
  • (intermediate) Storytelling & Humour
  • (advanced) Time Management
  • (expert) Training of Trainers
  • (expert) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (expert) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Youth Information Work
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) Youth Policy
  • (expert) Youth Violence & Criminality
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) European Voluntary Service
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (expert) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (beginner) Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility (CoE)
  • (expert) European Institutions
  • (expert) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (intermediate) International Youth Structures
  • (intermediate) Private Foundations
  • (beginner) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (intermediate) Children
  • (advanced) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (expert) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (beginner) Men's Issues & Groups
  • (expert) Minorities
  • (beginner) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (advanced) Young People in/from Conflict Areas
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Mental Disability
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Physical Disability
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Sensory Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (intermediate) Africa
  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (expert) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Global Cooperation
  • (expert) Latin America
  • (expert) North-South Co-operation
  • (expert) South East Europe

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (beginner) Spanish

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2017-01-21

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