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Learner Profile

Learner Profile

The aims of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP) are expressed as a series of desired attributes that characterize successful students, and these attributes are referred to as the LEARNER PROFILE. These globally minded students are:

InquirersTheir natural curiosity has been nurtured. They have acquired the skills necessary to conduct purposeful, constructive research. They actively enjoy learning and this love of learning will be sustained throughout their lives.

ThinkersThey exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to make sound decisions and solve complex problems.

CommunicatorsThey receive and express ideas and information confidently in more than one language, including the language of mathematical symbols.

Risk-takers- They approach unfamiliar situations without anxiety and have the confidence and independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas, and strategies. They are courageous and articulate in defending those things in which they believe.

Knowledgeable- They have spent time in our schools exploring themes that have global relevance and importance. In so doing, they have acquired a critical mass of significant knowledge.

PrincipledThey have a sound grasp of the principles of moral reasoning. They have integrity, honesty, and a sense of fairness and justice.

CaringThey show sensitivity toward the needs and feelings of others. They have a sense of personal commitment to action and service.

Open-minded- They respect the views, values, and traditions of other individuals and cultures and are accustomed to seeking and considering a range of points of view.

Well-balancedThey understand the importance of physical and mental balance and personal well-being.

Reflective-They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and analyze their personal strengths and weaknesses in a constructive manner.

 

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