Profile of an IB PYP Student
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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.
 
As IB learners, we strive to be:

Inquirer
We nurture our curiosity, developing skills for inquiry and research. We know how to learn independently and with others.  We learn with enthusiasm and sustain our love of learning throughout life.

Thinkers

We use critical and creative thinking schools to analyze and take responsible actions on complex problems.  We exercise initiative in making reasoned, ethical decisions.

Communicators

We express ourselves confidently and creatively in more than one language and in many ways.  We collaborate effectively, listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups.

Risk-Takers

We approach uncertainty with forethought and determination; we work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas and innovative strategies.  We are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change.

Knowledgeable

We develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines.  We engage with issues and ideas that have local and global significance.

Principled

We act with integrity and honest, with a strong sense of fairness and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights of people everywhere.  We take responsibility for our actions and their consequences.

Caring

We show empathy, compassion and respect.  We have a commitment to service, and we act to make a positive difference in the lives and in the world around us.

Open-Minded

We critically appreciate our own culture and personal histories, as well as the values and traditions of others.  We seek and evaluate a range of points of view, and we are willing to grow from the experience.

Balanced

We understand the importance of balancing different aspects of our lives- intellectual, physical and emotional- to achieve well-being for ourselves and others.  We recognize our interdependence with other people and with the world we which we live.

Reflective

We thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and experience.  We work to understand strengths and weaknesses in order to support our learning and personal development.