IBPYP - The Learner Profile

Learner Profile Attributes



  • Naturally curious and enjoys learning about the world

  • Can conduct research

  • Loves learning & discovering new things


  • Learns about ideas & issues that are local & global

  • Understands what they learn & can use this information in their life


  • Thinks critically & creatively

  • Solves problems and makes good decisions


  • Expresses ideas & information confidently and creatively

  • Enjoys working with others and works well as part of a group


  • Is fair, honest and respects others

  • Takes responsibility for choices & accepts the consequences of their actions


  • Learns about their culture and history

  • Knows that people are different and may do different things

  • Thinks about other people’s point of view and tries to understand others


  • Tries to understand and respect the needs and feelings of others

  • Chooses to make a difference for other people and the environment


  • Keeps their body healthy

  • Learns and thinks to keep their mind healthy

  • Expresses their emotions, has fun, thinks positively

  • Nurtures relationships to keep their spirit healthy

  • Understands that balance is important for everyone


  • Has the courage to try new things

  • Tries to solve problems in a lot of ways

  • Tells people what they think is right


  • Thinks about what they are learning

  • Knows what they are good at and what they are not so good at

  • Tries to think about these things and makes changes when they can


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