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PYP Student Attitudes

PYP Learner Profile Attributes

Creativity

Inquirer

Be creative and imaginative in your thinking and in your approach to problems and dilemmas

Independence

Think and act independently; make your own judgements based on reasoned argument and be able to defend your own judgements.

Empathy

Imagine yourself in someone else’s situation so you can understand their reasons and emotions; be open-minded and reflective about the perspectives of others.

Appreciation

Appreciate the wonder and beauty of the world and its people.

Co-operation

Co-operate, collaborate, lead and follow as the situation demands.

Integrity

Be honest and demonstrate a sense of fairness.

Commitment

Be committed to your own learning; persevere and show self discipline and responsibility.

Confidence

I am curious about the world and I want to learn many things.

Open-Minded

I respect people and ideas that are different form my own.

Thinker

I use my thinking skills to solve problems and help others.

Principled

I always try to do what is right and what is fair no matter who I am with.

Balanced

I know it is important to work hard, learn play, challenge myself and be healthy.

Communicator

I speak, listen, read, and write in many languages.

Risk-Taker

Feel confident in your ability as a learner; have the courage to take risks; apply what you have learned and make appropriate decisions and choices.

I try new things and I seek new experiences, even when they seem scary.

Respect

Knowledgeable

Respect yourself, others and the world around you.

Tolerance

Be sensitive about differences and diversity in the world and be responsive to the needs of others.

Curiosity

Be curious about learning, about the world, its people and cultures.

Enthusiasm

Enjoy learning and willingly put effort into your learning.

I know and remember many important things.

Caring

I think about others’ feelings and try to be helpful and considerate.

Reflective

I think about my learning, try to understand myself as a learner so that I can do better.

PYP Attitudes and Attributes  
PYP Attitudes and Attributes  

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