IB values their hard-earned reputation for quality, for high standards and for pedagogical leadership. It aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.
Students who have gone through IB will develop into:
They develop their natural curiosity that lasts throughout their lives. They acquire the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research and show independence in learning.
They explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance and, thus, acquire in-depth knowledge and develop understanding.
They exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to recognize and approach complex problems, and make reasoned, ethical
They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They work effectively and willingly in collaboration with others.
They act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities.
They understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal histories, and are open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities. They are accustomed to seeking and evaluating a range of points of view, and are willing to grow from the experience.
They show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others.
They approach unfamiliar situations and uncertainty with courage and forethought, and have the independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies.
They understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.
They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and experience.
IB programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.