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catrinmari

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Museum educator and Social Researcher.

Education and Qualifications
MA in Museum Studies (Merit, 2016)
BA in Social Anthropology (First, 2013)
A levels (A grades in Spanish, English, Welsh and Psychology, 2009)
AS level ( B in History)
GCSES: (A*s in English Literature, English Language, Geography, Spanish, History, Media Studies, Welsh and Religious Studies)
As in ICT and Double Award Science
Bs in Mathematics; and Art and Design
Achieved 2007.

Training
Working with Refugees Training, Amgueddfa Cymru (May 2017)
Autism Champion Training, (March 2017)
Refugee and Asylum Seeker Awareness Training: Oxfam (November 2016)
Visitor Experience Evaluation Training- The Audience Agency ( through Artes Mundi) (November 2016)
Family Learning Training- Amgueddfa Cymru (developing and delivering family workshops) March-December 2016)
Autism Awareness- The Autism Society (October 2016)
Downs Syndrome Awareness Training- Downs Syndrome Association (September 2016)
Social Media Training
Artes Mundi (October 2016)
Dementia Awareness training- Dementia Friends (September 2016)
Visual Impairment Awareness: RNIB (September 2016)
Mental Health Awareness- Workers Education Association (July 2016)
Tour Guiding for Visually Impaired Visitors: Vocal Eyes (February 2016)
Workplace Coaching, Cardiff and Vale College, (August 2015)

Equality and Diversity Training, Amgueddfa Cymru   2015
Archive Training (Glamorgan Archives, Summer 2015
Dignity at Work Training- Amgueddfa Cymru 2015
Fire Safety (including use of Evac Chair) training, Amgueddfa Cymru 2013

Employment History

October 2016 to February 2017

Liveguide, Artes Mundi Exhibition and Prize, National Museum of Wales and Chapter Arts Centre

This role involved engaging visitors with a contemporary art exhibition through facilitating tours and workshops.I  played a key role in  designing and developing activities, workshops and learning  resources for a range of audiences ( including older adults,school children,teenagers and audiences with additional needs). I delivered learning activities in schools and carried out administrative work to organise schools’ engagement with the exhibition. Finally, I promoted the exhibition via social media, radio, and a blog.

December 2013 to August 2017:

Museum Assistant, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff.

This role involved ensuring the security of the collections and the building, and providing customer service. This role also involves working as a team with other assistants to make sure that galleries are supervised at all times, and setting up for events at the museum, ensuring a high standard of presentation.

January to December 2015:
Exhibition Development team member, Nofit State Archive Project

This role involved designing and developing an exhibition about the history of Nofit State, a circus company in Cardiff. This included research and design work.

September 2016 to present

Facilitator, Clore Discovery Centre, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

This role involves  engaging with the public using handling objects and  delivering workshops and activities to a range of audiences including families.

Family Learning Work Placement, National Museum of Wales
This role involved designing and developing family workshops within a team.

Facilitator, Arts Ekta (2011-13)
I facilitated arts and craft workshops for children during festivals such as Diwali.

Butetown History and Arts Centre Internship (2013)
This role involved collections management, developing interpretation materials such as panels, and research work including recording and transcribing Oral History interviews.

Tour Guide and Receptionist, Belfast Barge.
This role involved engaging with a range of visitors, doing administrative work, and conducting tours.

Facilitator, The Cardiff Story
This role involved facilitating family workshops and invigilating the Cardiff Story Museum exhibitions.

0300 111 2333

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