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Managing Change

Pearls of Wisdom
By Flor Portocarrero
Managing Change

For over 30 years international school leaders, teachers, and counselors have come together for PTC professional learning experiences. Each day of every program begins with a “pearl of wisdom,” a “'nugget of knowledge,” or a “gem of inspiration” from one of the participants. We are delighted to offer our readers around the world these powerful stories, insights, and strategies, all dedicated to our shared mission of ever more and better learning for our children.  

In this Pearl, Flor shares her story of managing change in her school. She says, “Whenever we need to drive change, let’s try to consider first to shrink the challenge, to show the path, and also to try to boost the motivation narratives.”

Professional positions cited were the ones held at the time of recording. The positions and schools of those quoted may have since changed.

Flor Portocarrero works at Newton College in Peru.

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