• IB Attitudes

    THE IB ATTITUDES

    ib attitudes

    In IB schools, students should demonstrate:

      

     

    THE IB ATTITUDES

     

    In IB schools, students should demonstrate:

     

    Appreciation       Appreciating the wonder and beauty of the world and its people.

     

    Commitment       Being committed to their own learning, persevering and showing self-discipline and responsibility.

     

    Confidence         Feeling confident in their ability as learners, having the courage to take risks, applying what they have learned and making appropriate decisions and choices.

     

    Cooperation        Cooperating, collaborating, and leading or following as the situation demands.

     

    Creativity         Being creative and imaginative in their thinking and in their approach  to problems and dilemmas.

     

    Curiosity           Being curious about the nature of learning, about the world, its people and cultures.

     

    Empathy           Imagining themselves in another’s situation in order to understand   his or her reasoning and emotions, so as to be open-minded and reflective about the perspectives of others.

     

    Enthusiasm        Enjoying learning and willingly putting the effort into the process

     

    Independence      Thinking and acting independently, making their own judgments based on reasoned argument, and being able to defend their judgments

     

    Integrity          Being honest and demonstrating a considered sense of fairness.

     

    Respect            Respecting themselves, others and the world around them.

     

    Tolerance          Being sensitive about differences and diversity in the world and being responsive to the needs of others.

    IB Learner Profile

    The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.

    IB learners strive to be:

    Inquirers

    They develop their natural curiosity. They acquire the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research and show independence in learning. They actively enjoy learning and this love of learning will be sustained throughout their lives.

    Knowledgeable

    They explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance. In so doing, they acquire in-depth knowledge and develop understanding across a broad and balanced range of disciplines.

    Thinkers

    They exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to recognize and approach complex problems, and make reasoned, ethical decisions.

    Communicators

    They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They work effectively and willingly in collaboration with others.

    Principled

    They act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities. They take responsibility for their own actions and the consequences that accompany them.

    Open-minded

    They understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal histories, and are open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities. They are accustomed to seeking and evaluating a range of points of view, and are willing to grow from the experience.

    Caring

    They show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others. They have a personal commitment to service, and act to make a difference to the lives of others and to the environment.

    Risk-takers

    They approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainty with courage and forethought, and have the independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies. They are brave and articulate in defending their beliefs.

    Balanced

    They understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.

    Reflective

    They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and experience. They are able to assess and understand their strengths and limitations in order to support their learning and personal development.