We nurture our curiosity, developing skills for inquiry and
research. We know how to learn independently and with others.
We learn with enthusiasm and sustain our love of learning
We develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring
knowledge across a range of disciplines. We engage with issues
and ideas that have local and global significance.
We use critical and creative thinking skills to analyse and take
responsible action on complex problems. We exercise initiative in
making reasoned, ethical decisions.
We express ourselves confidently and creatively in more than
one language and in many ways. We collaborate effectively,
listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and
We act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness
and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights of people
everywhere. We take responsibility for our actions and their
We critically appreciate our own cultures and personal histories, as
well as the values and traditions of others. We seek and evaluate a
range of points of view, and we are willing to grow from the
We show empathy, compassion and respect. We have a
commitment to service, and we act to make a positive difference
in the lives of others and in the world around us.
We approach uncertainty with forethought and determination;
we work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas
and innovative strategies. We are resourceful and resilient in the
face of challenges and change.
We understand the importance of balancing different aspects of
our lives--intellectual, physical, and emotional--to achieve
well-being for ourselves and others. We recognize our interdependence
with other people and with the world in which we live.
We thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and
experience. We work to understand our strengths and weaknesses
in order to support our learning and personal development.