The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world. These globally minded young people are:
Their natural curiosity has been nurtured. They have acquired the skills necessary to conduct purposeful, constructive research. They actively enjoy learning, and the love of learning will be sustained throughout their lives.
They exercise initiative in applying thinking skills, critically and creatively to make sound decisions and solve complex problems.
They receive and express ideas and information confidently in more than one language, including the language of mathematical symbols.
They approach unfamiliar situations without anxiety and have the confidence and independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas, and strategies. They are courageous and articulate in defending those things in which they believe.
They have spent time in our schools exploring themes that have global relevance and importance. In so doing, they have acquired a sound base of significant knowledge.
They have a sound grasp of principles of moral reasoning. They have integrity, honesty, and a sense of fairness and justice.
They show sensitivity toward the needs and feelings of others. They have a sense of personal commitment to action and service.
They respect the views, values, and traditions of other individuals and cultures and are accustomed to seek and consider a range of viewpoints.
They understand the importance of physical and mental balance and personal well-being.
They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and analyse their personal strengths and weaknesses in a constructive manner.