Kavod IB Learner Profile

Kavod explorers demonstrate a commitment to respecting themselves, their communities and the world by exemplifying OLAM qualities as:

  • Persevere through difficult tasks and stay positively focused
  • Approach uncertainty with forethought and determination and are resourceful and resilient in the face of challenges and change
  • Use critical and creative thinking skills to analyze and take responsible action on complex problems and exercise initiative in making reasoned, ethical decisions
  • Understand the importance of balancing the intellectual, physical, and emotional aspects of our lives
  • Thoughtfully consider the world and our own ideas and experience and understand our strengths and weaknesses to support our learning and personal development
  • Nurture curiosity, develop skills for inquiry and research, and explore new ideas and innovative strategies
  • Develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of disciplines and engage with issues and ideas that have local and global significance
  • Learn with enthusiasm and sustain a love of learning throughout life
  • Express themselves confidently and creatively in more than one language and in many ways
  • Collaborate effectively, listening carefully to the perspectives of other individuals and groups
  • Know how to learn independently and with others
  • Seek and evaluate a range of points of view and be willing to grow from the experience
  • Show empathy, compassion and respect
  • Act with integrity and honesty, a strong sense of fairness and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights of people everywhere
  • Take responsibility for our actions and their consequences
  • Have a commitment to service, and act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world around us
  • Recognize our interdependence with the world in which we live by appreciating our own cultures as well as the values and traditions of others
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