Lena Carter

Lena Carter

Dep Head Pupil Support in Scotland.

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Jigsaw update. by Lena Carter
#44weeks

Jigsaw update.

So, a jigsaw update.Back in February, I wrote about my extreme jigsaw activity and the fact that I viewed...

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Optimism by Lena Carter
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Optimism

This week a tweet asked me to consider what I am feeling positive and/or optimistic about in relation...

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What would you do? by Lena Carter
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What would you do?

We have had friends visiting this week.Old friends. The type you don't see for a long time but then feel...

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#wellbeing
Another end of term. by Lena Carter
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Another end of term.

I was going to start this post by saying that I am at the end of probably the most challenging term of...

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#womened
Continuing with the wellbeing crusade... by Lena Carter
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Continuing with the wellbeing crusade...

It is interesting that some staff in my school did not appreciate my call to wellbeing strategies last...

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Emerging from the chrysalis. by Lena Carter
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Emerging from the chrysalis.

After some hard weeks, Easter is in sight. Today I was hugely re-junivated when I bumped into some of...

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#wellbeing
Hard work by Lena Carter
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Hard work

Last weekend I had a fantastic opportunity and I came away from it feeling validated and empowered. I...

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#resilience
To go boldly..... by Lena Carter
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To go boldly.....

#iwd17‍ #digimeet‍ @misswilsey‍ 8.45pmPhoto credit: @pixabay I have spent the weekend at a conference...

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#iwd17
Chimps by Lena Carter
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Chimps

Friday thoughts to staff after workshops  in school:I was incredibly privileged to be able to sit in...

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Teenagers..... by Lena Carter
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Teenagers.....

The more I work with teenagers, the more I am inspired and intrigued by them.My Friday thoughts to staff...

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#nurture
Poorly by Lena Carter
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Poorly

I am ill. I have a raging sore throat, swollen glands and head cold which has left me dizzy and with...

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#wellbeing
May the force be with you. by Lena Carter
#44weeks

May the force be with you.

The jigsaw.At Christmas I did a couple of jigsaws. In the past, I have always loathed them. My hatred...

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Herding by Lena Carter
#44weeks

Herding

Today we had a staff development day.I put on my brave pants and was 10% braver.I talked to middle leaders...

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#womened
On behaviour...again by Lena Carter
#44weeks

On behaviour...again

Friday thoughtsA few thoughts on behaviour, most of which you will know and some of which it may help...

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#behaviour
How are you? by Lena Carter
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How are you?

How are you?No, really, how are you? Have you stopped to notice? Chances are you are a bit tired and...

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#wellbeing
Reasons to be cheerful by Lena Carter
#44weeks

Reasons to be cheerful

Friday 20th January. The day that Donald Trump, billionaire and former TV mogul, is sworn in as 45th...

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#optimism
Just dance...part two by Lena Carter
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Just dance...part two

So before Christmas, I wrote this:staffrm.io/@lenabellina/Y6JP80...The results are in.  I work with...

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#wellbeing
That feeling. by Lena Carter
#44weeks

That feeling.

So, I have that feeling.Back to school on Monday and I feel a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach.And...

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#wellbeing
Happy New Year by Lena Carter
#44weeks

Happy New Year

This week I wrote my end of year Wellbeing update. https://lenabellina.wordpress.com/2016/12/28/final-wellbeing-reflection/I...

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#thanks
Be amazing. by Lena Carter
#44weeks

Be amazing.

So the contract has arrived and it is official. I am acting Head of Teaching and Learning (Secondary)...

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#womened
I'm a survivor. by Lena Carter
#44weeks

I'm a survivor.

I have survived.A week ago I was DHT pupil support in my school.On Monday I began as Acting Head of Teaching...

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#leadership
Change is gonna come. by Lena Carter
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Change is gonna come.

We are at a time of great change in our school community. Some endings, some beginnings and some inevitable...

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#womened
Sometimes we need to stop talking and listen. by Lena Carter
#44weeks

Sometimes we need to stop talking and listen.

I have blogged and said a lot over the last year.I have decided to pare it back a bit and do more listening...

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Let the music move you. by Lena Carter
#44weeks

Let the music move you.

We are off work today and Monday. A quirk of the Scottish holiday system.For me, some much needed family...

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#motivatiin
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