Meriel Parry
School Experience Link Tutors

Qualifications and Experience:

I am fluent in Welsh and English.

1969 - 1972 The Normal College, Bangor, Certificate of Education

1992 - 1996 Part-time M.Ed degree, University of Wales, Bangor.
I followed the Masters course for four years. The hours I spent in the library were of great benefit for me to understand the importance of research work in the classroom.

I spent years teaching, mainly in the primary sector.
During this time I spent 3 years as an ITC and ALN Advisory Teacher (secondment to CYNNAL)

I was head of schools in Gwynedd and Anglesey for 15 years before I retired in 2013.

Since 2013 - External Mentor mentoring and supporting ANG and those who have followed the Masters course in Educational Practice. Part of this was supporting teachers with research projects.

2016 - Part-time Contact Tutor Bangor University

As part of my commitment to the work of CYDAG (Cymdeithas Ysgolion dros Addysg Gymraeg) I receive copies of consultation documents relating to educational matters and I respond to them as time allows. I also attend meetings with the Minister for Education and his/her officers annually.

I also take an interest in the Urdd's activities and have been a Trustee since November 2016.