The IB Learner Profile

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