IB Learner Profiles
The aim of the MYP Programme 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.
CSMS learners strive to be:
Inquirers: CSMS students nurture their curiosity, developing skills for inquiry and research. They know how to learn independently and with others. They learn with enthusiasm and sustain their love of learning throughout life.
Knowledgeable: CSMS students develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines. They engage with issues and ideas that have local and global significance.
Communicator: CSMS students express ideas and information confidently and creatively. They work effectively and willingly in collboration with others.
Thinkers: CSMS students express themselves confidently and creatively in more than one language and in many ways. They collaborate effectively, listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups.
Principled: CSMS students act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights of people everywhere. They take responsibility for their actions and their consequences.
Open-minded: CSMS students critically appreciate their own cultures and personal histories, as well as the values and traditions of others. They seek and evaluate a range of points of view, and are willing to grow from the experience.
Caring: CSMS students show empathy, compassion and respect. They have a commitment to service, and they act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world around them.
Risk Takers: CSMS students approach uncertainty with forethought and determination; they work independently and cooperatively to explore new ideas and innovative strategies. They are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change.
Balanced: CSMS students understand the importance of balancing different aspects of their lives - intellectual, physical, and emotional - to achieve well-being for themselves and others. They recognize their interdependence with other people and with the world in which they live.
Reflective: CSMS students thoughtfully consider the world and their own ideas and experiences. They work to understand their strengths and weaknesses in order to support their learning and personal development.
The IB Learner Profile represents 10 attributes valued by IB World Schools. We believe these attributes, and others like them, can help individuals and groups become responsible members of local, national and global communities. - MYP Principles to Practice, 2017