IB Learner Profile
The International Baccalaureate (IB) learner profile describes a broad range of human capacities and responsibilities that go beyond academic success.
They imply a commitment to help all members of the school community learn to respect themselves, others and the world around them.
Each of the IB's Programmes is committed to the development of students according to the IB learner profile.
The profile aims to develop learners who are:
Inquirer – We ask questions, research ideas and try to be independent. We actively enjoy learning and develop our natural curiosity.
Thinker – We creatively and critically think great ideas through and make sensible, ethical decisions.
Caring – We are friendly, kind and thoughtful towards everyone and everything. We have a personal commitment to service and act to make a difference to the lives of others and to the environment.
Knowledgeable – We seek and share ideas, information and experiences to understand our changing world.
Reflective – We understand our strengths and weaknesses and decide how best to move forward.
Open-minded – We understand and appreciate our own cultures and personal histories and are open to the perspectives, values, and traditions of other individuals and communities. We are willing to grow from the experience of seeking and evaluating a range of points of view.
Risk-taker – We approach new ideas and uncertainty with forethought and courage. We have the independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas, and strategies. We are brave and articulate in defending our beliefs.
Principled – We act with integrity and honesty and are always fair. We take responsibility for our own actions and the consequences that accompany them.
Communicator – We understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language. We work effectively and willingly in collaboration with others.
Balanced – We understand the importance of intellectual, physical, and emotional balance to achieve well-being for ourselves and others.