IB Learner Profile and Attitudes
One of the components of the IB Primary Years Programme and continuum is to develop internationally minded students who help create a better and more peaceful world.
IB learners strive to be:
Inquirers – develop curiosity and conduct research
Knowledgeable – explore concepts, ideas and issues both locally and globally
Thinkers – apply critical thinking skills
Communicators – express ideas and information confidently and creatively; effectively collaborate with others
Principled – act with integrity and honesty; take responsibility for own actions and consequences
Open-minded – understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal histories; open to perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities
Caring – show empathy, compassion and respect towards others; commitment to service
Risk-takers – brave in approaching new situations, ideas and strategies
Balanced – achieve intellectual, physical, and emotional well-being
Reflective – assess personal strengths and limitations in learning and development
The IB Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) is also committed to the development of twelve attitudes of the IB student which promote personal attitudes towards others, the environment, and learning. The following attitudes contribute to the well-being of the individual and the whole community of learners.