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Developing The Internationally Minded Person A pivotal component of all Inquirers Open-minded three programmes is the IB Learner profile, a set of values They develop their natural curiosity. They understand and appreciate their and attributes that contribute They acquire the skills necessary to own cultures and personal histories, conduct inquiry and research and show and are open to the perspectives, values to the development of the independence in learning. They actively and traditions of other individuals and internationally minded person. enjoy learning and this love of learning communities. They are accustomed to will be sustained throughout their lives. seeking and evaluating a range of points Our students are taught to be of view and are willing to grow from the inquirers, communicators, risk- Knowledgeable experience. takers, thinkers, knowledgeable, caring, balanced, open-minded, They explore concepts, ideas and issues Caring principled and reflective and we that have local and global significance. In work with parents to reinforce so doing, they acquire in-depth knowledge They show empathy, compassion and and develop understanding across a broad respect towards the needs and feelings of these attributes at home. and balanced range of disciplines. others. They have a personal commitment to service and act to make a positive Thinkers difference to the lives of others and to the environment. They exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to Risk-takers recognize and approach complex problems, and make reasoned, ethical decisions. They approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainty with courage and forethought Communicators and have the independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies. They understand and express ideas and They are brave and articulate in defending information confidently and creatively in their beliefs. more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They work Balanced effectively and willingly in collaboration with others. They understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional Principled balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others. They act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect Reflective for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities. They take responsibility They give thoughtful consideration to their for their own actions and the consequences own learning and experience. They are able that accompany them. to assess and understand their strengths and limitations in order to support their learning and personal development. Nurturing independent critical thought and international understanding.