Presentation on theme: "IB learners strive to be…"— Presentation transcript:
1IB learners strive to be… The IB Learner ProfileIB learners strive to be…
2Inquirers Are curious and love to find out things. They use their skills to do independent research.The CSI Detectives: Inquirers!
3KnowledgeableHave in-depth knowledge and understanding about a variety of topicsLisa Simpson: Knowledgeable!
4ThinkersApply their thinking skills in a variety of ways to make reasoned decisions.Confucius: Thinker!
5Martin Luther King Jr: Communicator! CommunicatorsExpress ideas confidently and creatively in more than one language and in many ways.Work well with othersMartin Luther King Jr: Communicator!
6Principled Are honest and fair Take responsibility for their own actionsPierluigi Collina: Principled!
7Open-minded Are open to different points of view Recognize that many different perspectives exist and improve their own understanding through this.Kofi Annan (former head of the United Nations): Open-minded!
8CaringShow compassion and respect for the needs and feelings of othersAct to make a positive difference in their communitiesNed Flanders: Caring!
9Risk-takers Explore new ideas and strategies Show courage in unfamiliar situationsDefend their beliefsMuhammad Ali: Risk taker
10Lance Armstrong: Balanced! Understand and demonstrate the importance of developing intellectually, physically and emotionally.Lance Armstrong: Balanced!
11Tiger Woods: Reflective! Think about their learning and experiencesUnderstand their strengths and weaknesses and use this understanding to support their learningTiger Woods: Reflective!
12RememberNo one expects you to ‘achieve’ all of these qualities straight away!Learning is a life long thing: it doesn’t end after School/University - the ‘learner profile’ is simply some common ideas that we can use to think about what kind of learners we try to be!