Staff

Martin Pollard - Education Officer

Martin graduated from Cardiff University in 1998, before training as a secondary school teacher. After two years as an English teacher in a Newport comprehensive school, he joined CEWC-Cymru in September 2001. Since then he has managed CEWC-Cymru’s core programme of work, which includes conferences, debating work, teacher training and classroom workshops with primary and secondary school students. He also develops and manages CEWC-Cymru’s project work. Martin is a consultant trainer for Dialogue Works and a Wales representative on the Five Nations strategy group for citizenship and values education.

E-mail: martinpollard@wcia.org.uk

 

 

Naomi Blight - Programme Co-ordinator

Naomi joined us in January 2010. She holds a Bachelors degree in French from Cardiff University and a Masters degree in Africa: Human and Sustainable Development from the University of Leeds. She has previously worked with Oxfam Cymru, the Bradford Centre for the Resolution of Conflict and as an English teacher in Canada. Naomi is responsible for organising CEWC-Cymru’s core programme of student conferences and competitions. She has a keen interest in international development, politics, gender issues and climate change, and the promotion of international issues on both a global and local scale.

E-mail: naomiblight@wcia.org.uk

 

 

Angela Hill - Project Officer: Philosophy for Children

Angela joined us in August 2009, having most recently taught Religious Studies at Bishop Hedley High School in Merthyr Tydfil. During her teaching career, she developed a strong commitment to helping young people think creatively and critically and to become active and involved citizens, through both her classroom practice and extra-curricular involvement in Eco Schools and Fair Trade. As Project Officer for Philosophy for Children (P4C), Angela will further develop CEWC-Cymru’s work to enable teachers across Wales to use P4C as a method to enhance the skills of their pupils, across the curriculum.

E-mail: angelahill@wcia.org.uk

 

 

 

Andrew Gill - Programmes Assistant

Andrew joined CEWC-Cymru in February 2010 as Programmes Assistant, providing administrative support as well as contributing to the WCIA’s website and social networking forums. Andrew has a history degree from Plymouth University and a professional background in marketing and customer service.  His interests include travel and sport. 

E-mail: andrewgill@wcia.org.uk

 

 

 

Martin Pollard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Angela Hill

 

 

 Andrew Gill