ARCI Catania Team

The international training course circel of competences has six members from Italy. A short description of each participant is provided next:

Federica Puglisi 


She is a social worker and graduated this year in Adult Education, Lifelong Learning and Pedagogical Sciences. She is also a volunteer at Circolo Arci Babilonia and she likes to improve her competences in working with adults. 

Tiziana Cicero


She has worked mostly with teachers and with women victims of domestic violence. She is interested in strengthening people’s self-esteemer, and in non-violent communication. Further, she loves nature and medicinal plants.

Bianca Scicolone 


She is an expert in training, currently works in a istitution that deals with professional training for children and adults, as a designer, teacher and tutor. The reference user often belongs to disadvantaged groups (prisoners, immigrants, non-schooled, disabled).


Carmela Contino 


She is an educator and has worked for five years in a community of minors, she has had many experiences as a trainee and volunteer in some welcoming and therapeutic communities. She attended the course of “scenodrama” a therapeutic technique for children, adults and families. She is attending the psychodrama course and she has been following a theater workshop for two years. She really wants to learn!

Federica Vitale


She is a linguistic – cultural mediator, she teaches Italian language to foreigners. She is interested in knowing more about popular education.

Silvia de Luca


She works in the field of arts education by experimenting ilustrating tecnics as printing, micro publishing  and video and photo editing. She is a volunteer for the IBBY Association and is responsible for the Visual Comunication of Mechanè Multimedia Museum in Belpasso (Catania)

The two trainers that fdacilitated are also part of ARCI Catania Educational Team:

Saro Rossi – he designs, facilitats and evaluats regularly since 2004 national and international training activities addressed to youth workers, social workers, NGOs and public institutions representatives  The specific topics he usually trains are: (International )Youth work, Youh policies, project and organisational management, recognition of non formal learning, fund raising, Immigration and Asylum, Cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue, conflict prevention and risk management.

Ana Duque – She is an educator and pedagogical coorninator active in the field of adult education since 2009. She have worked in formal and non-formal educational contexts: training centers, associations, prisions and for autonumous learning communities. One of the woking methods she uses the most is the Theater Of The Oppressed to run sessions about conflict management, interpersonal comunication and intercultural learning.

the trainers