The Learner Profile

  • Inquirers:

    develop natural curiosity

    acquire the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research and show independence in learning

    enjoy learning that will be sustained throughout their lives



    explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance

    acquire in depth knowledge

    develop understanding across a broad and balanced range of disciplines



    exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to recognize and approach complex problems

    make reasoned, ethical decisions



    understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication

    work effectively and willingly in collaboration with others



    act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect

    for the dignity of the individual, group and communities

    take responsibility for their own actions and the consequences that accompany them



    understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal histories

    open to the perspective, values and traditions of other individuals and communities

    accustomed to seeking and evaluating a range of points of view



    show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others

    demonstrate a personal commitment to service

    act to make a positive difference to the lives of others and to the environment



    approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainty with courage and forethought

    have the independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies

    bravely and articulately defend their beliefs



    understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others



    give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and experience

    assess and understand their strengths and limitations in order to support their learning and personal development