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The IB-PYP Attitudes are a vital focus in the development of positive attitudes towards people, the environment, and learning. These are the day-to-day attitudes we strive to develop and use:
  • Appreciation: appreciating the wonder and beauty of the world and its people
  • Commitment: being committed to their learning, preserving and showing self-discipline and responsibility
  • Confidence: feeling confident in their ability as learners, having the courage to take risks, applying what they have learned and making appropriate decisions
  • Cooperation: cooperating, collaborating and leading or following as the situation demands
  • Creativity: being creative and imaginative in their thinking and in their approach to problems and dilemmas
  • Curiosity: being curious about the nature of learning and the world, its people and cultures
  • Empathy: imaginatively projecting themselves into another's situation, in order to understand his/her thoughts, reasoning and emotions
  • Enthusiasm: enjoying learning
  • Independence: thinking and acting independently, making their own judgments based on reasoned principles and being able to defend their judgments
  • Integrity: having integrity and a firm sense of fairness and honesty
  • Respect: respecting themselves, others and the world around them
  • Tolerance: feeling sensitivity towards differences and diversity in the world and being responsive to the needs of others