IB Learners strive to be:
INQUIRERS: lThey develop their natural curiosity, acquire the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research and show independence in learning.
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. 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.
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.
CARING: They show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others. They act to make a positive 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 are able to assess and understand their strengths and limitations in order to support their learning and personal development.