Putting mental health on the agenda

I was very happy to hear that a guest speaker was going to be discussing mental health and well-being at our next department meeting. It was here, in the meeting, that I was able to appreciate how powerful it is to have someone stand in front of you and openly share their experiences. ‘Chwalfa feddyliol’... … Continue reading Putting mental health on the agenda

Preparing my application and counting down the days until I start the course

“Meilir you said? And how do I spell that sorry?” This is how my phone interview for the qualification started. To be fair, I doubt that members of staff at the University of Birmingham come across people called Meilir very often. The phone interview was one of the first steps in the application process. It’s … Continue reading Preparing my application and counting down the days until I start the course

An update from the Education Department and my CMI Level 7 qualification.

Can I start this blog by saying a big hello to every one of you. The first year of my time as a management trainee at Gwynedd Council has flown by, and I have now been located in the education department since November of 2018. Due to the nature of internal and public consultations I … Continue reading An update from the Education Department and my CMI Level 7 qualification.