2 Inquirers They develop their natural curiosity. They acquire the skillsnecessary to conduct inquiry andresearch and show independence inlearning. They actively enjoy learningand this love of learning will besustained throughout their lives.
3 Knowledgeable They explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and globalsignificance. In so doing, theyacquire in-depth knowledge anddevelop understanding across abroad and balanced range ofdisciplines.
4 Thinkers They exercise initiative in applying thinking skills criticallyand creatively to recognize andapproach complex problems, andmake reasoned, ethicaldecisions.
5 Communicators They understand and express ideas and information confidently andcreatively in more than onelanguage and in a variety of modesof communication. They workeffectively and willingly incollaboration with others.
6 Principled They act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect forthe dignity of the individual, groupsand communities. They takeresponsibility for their own actionsand the consequences thataccompany them.
7 Open-Minded They understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal histories, and areopen to the perspectives, values and trad-itions of other individuals and communities.They are accustomed to seeking andevaluating a range of points of view, andare willing to grow from theexperience.
8 Caring They show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others. They have apersonal commitment to service,and act to make a positivedifference to the lives of othersand to the environment.
9 Risk-Takers They approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainty with courage andforethought, and have theindependence of spirit to explorenew roles, ideas and strategies.They are brave and articulate indefending their beliefs.
10 Balanced They understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotionalbalance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.
11 Reflective They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning andexperience. They are able to assessand understand their strengths andlimitations in order to support theirlearning and personal development.