IB Learner Profile

The IB Learner Profile

The learner profile describes a list of attributes that promote academic rigor and the establishing of a personal value system leading to international-mindedness.


The profile aims to develop learners who are:

inquirers

their natural curiosity has been nurtured and they actively enjoy learning

thinkers

they exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to solving complex problems

communicators

they receive and express ideas and information confidently in more than one language

risk-takers

they approach unfamiliar situations without anxiety and have the confidence to explore new ideas

knowledgeable

they have explored themes that have global significance and have acquired a critical mass of knowledge

principled

they have a sound grasp of the principles of moral reasoning and have acquired integrity, honesty and a sense of justice

caring

they show sensitivity toward the needs and feelings of others, and have a sense of personal commitment to helping others

open-minded

they respect the values of other individuals and cultures and seek to consider a range of points of view

well-balanced

they understand the importance of physical and mental balance and personal well-being

reflective

they give thoughtful consideration to their own learning by constructively analyzing their personal strengths and weaknesses
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