The aim of all of the 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.
The IB learner profile is the IB mission statement translated into a set of learning outcomes for the 21st century.
IB learners strive to be:
Inquirers - naturally curious
Communicators - expressing ideas and working in collaboration with others
Knowledgeable - exploring themes with global importance and relevance
Caring - showing empathy, compassion and respect towards others
Balanced - keeping physically, mentally and emotionally fit
Thinkers - thinking creatively and critically to make reasoned decisions
Risk-takers - having the independence to explore new roles, ideas and strategies
Principled - showing integrity and honesty with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of others
Open-minded - appreciating their own culture and personal history and respecting views and traditions of others
Reflective - considering learning in a constructive way