Deivis Pothin (Davis Po-tin) is an international school leader and educator who is passionate about empowering students’ lives through education. 

Having worked in schools in the United Kingdom and in Brazil, he has built his expertise in working with teachers, students and parents from different nationalities, ethnic and social backgrounds. Such experiences have helped him to enrich his leadership capacity and to develop an international minded approach to education. He is currently the Head of School at Pueri Domus, a K12 IB bilingual school in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Show Highlights

  • Massive cultural change at international school
  • Get 35 year vets to embrace change 
  • International mindedness transforms Brazilian education
  • Misconceptions of an Introverted leader
  • Connecting the dots with your leadership style 
  • Relating to staff in their own areas of expertise
  • Really challenge you staff to learn and to unlearn 
  • The value bilingual education adds to cognition and social, emotional growth
  • Tips on how to be reflective on yourself and school mission
  •  A simple way to do walkthroughs to measure if the vision is being lived out in your school
Deivis Pothin: Here's how you get veterans to lead change in school

“I’ve learned that public speaking and talking to others is much more about self-esteem than actually being an introvert or an extrovert. Really acknowledging this has helped me to look at myself and to me as a leader. What can I do to promote and to strengthen that has had a positive impact on the way I lead my community.” 

Deivis Pothin



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