Presentation on theme: "IB learners strive to be…"— Presentation transcript:
1 IB learners strive to be… The IB Learner ProfileIB learners strive to be…
2 Inquirers Are curious and love to find out things. They use their skills to do independent research.The CSI Detectives: Inquirers!
3 KnowledgeableHave in-depth knowledge and understanding about a variety of topicsLisa Simpson: Knowledgeable!
4 ThinkersApply their thinking skills in a variety of ways to make reasoned decisions.Confucius: Thinker!
5 Martin 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!
6 Principled Are honest and fair Take responsibility for their own actionsPierluigi Collina: Principled!
7 Open-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!
8 CaringShow compassion and respect for the needs and feelings of othersAct to make a positive difference in their communitiesNed Flanders: Caring!
9 Risk-takers Explore new ideas and strategies Show courage in unfamiliar situationsDefend their beliefsMuhammad Ali: Risk taker
10 Lance Armstrong: Balanced! Understand and demonstrate the importance of developing intellectually, physically and emotionally.Lance Armstrong: Balanced!
11 Tiger Woods: Reflective! Think about their learning and experiencesUnderstand their strengths and weaknesses and use this understanding to support their learningTiger Woods: Reflective!
12 RememberNo 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!