Mario D’ Agostino

Mario is a pedagogue and an expert in non formal education and experiential learning. Born in 1968, since 1989 he has worked as educator, project manager and trainer in many different national and international social and cultural context. Since 1994 he was involved in many local project and International training courses in the youth field , organized by national and international NGYO, Council of Europe and National Youth Institution and Agency. From 1998 to 2003 he was Vice president of the “Advisory Council” the political body of the “Youth and sport Directorate of the Council of Europe” and from 2002 trainer of the pool of trainers. From 2003 he worked as trainer , consultant and as facilitator for several Institution, profit and non profit organizations. During those years he developed an expertise in facilitating participation process of young people, community work, intercultural communication and learning, training for trainer in experiential learning, personal and group development. In 2004 he founded in Italy the organization Kamaleonte, where he developed several experiential learning programs and outdoor training project for schools, teachers, educators, children, young people and business companies . Since 2004 he is general director of Kamaleonte .Since 2004, as trainer for the international Academy of experiential education Via experientia is running the long term training programme for trainers and leader on “How to facilitate group and lead team”. His strength as facilitator and coach is the ability to process the individual growth and group dynamics, through experience and reflective practices. His learning journey and personal development and his curiosity for developing new concepts in the field of learning hasn’t ended.