Profile of the IB student
The objective of all the IB programs is to develop people with an internationally awareness, who recognize their common humanity and through a shared protection of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.
IB students strive to be:
INQUIRERS: Develop their natural curiosity. Acquire the skills needed to conduct investigations and researches and to show independence in learning. Love to actively learn and this love for learning will be sustained throughout their lives.
INFORMED: Explore concepts, ideas and issues of local and global significance. To do this, they acquire deep knowledge and develop understanding of a broad and balanced range of subjects.
THINKERS: Exercise initiative in the critical and creative application of existing skills of thought to recognize and address complex issues and make informed and ethical decisions.
COMMUNICATORS: Understand and express ideas and information with confidence and creativity, in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. Work effectively and be willing to cooperate with others.
HONORED: Act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities. Assume responsibility for their own actions and for the consequences that accompany them.
OPEN MINDED: Understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal stories and be 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 based on experience.
GENEROUS: Show empathy, compassion and respect the needs and feelings of others. Have a personal commitment to serve and act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and the environment.
BOLD: Deal with situations that are unfamiliar and uncertain with courage and caution and have independence of mind to explore new roles, ideas and strategies. They are courageous and articulate in the defense of their beliefs.
BALANCED: Understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance, to achieve personal well-being for themselves and for others.
REFLECTIVE: Dedicate careful consideration towards their own learning and experience. They are able to assess and understand their strengths and limitations to support their learning and personal development.