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Urtė Penkauskaitė

What are you leading?

A French teacher at the Petras Vileišis primary school in Vilnius, Lithuania, Renkuosi Mokyti! (Teach For Lithuania) alumna Urtė Penkauskaitė is passionate about supporting her students to take charge of their own education, and focuses on strategies that help them learn independently. “You cannot change the world in one minute [or] five minutes, you need to start small," Urtė explains. "You can take one classroom and make an impact there.”

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Vilnius, Lithuania

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