Successful students with an international education exhibit a number of desired attributes and dispositions that are articulated in the International Baccalaureate Learner Profile.
At IS Brescia, we are working to become:
Inquirers: developing our natural curiosity while attaining the skills to conduct inquiry, research our interests, and show independence of thought.
Knowledgeable: acquiring understanding of concepts, ideas and issues (both local and global) across a wide range of disciplines.
Thinkers: taking the initiative by approaching complex problems both critically and creatively and by making ethical, reasoned decisions.
Communicators: working to confidently and creatively express ideas, feelings and information individually and collaboratively in two or more languages.
Principled: developing a sense of fairness and justice and a respect for human dignity by acting with integrity and honesty.
Open-minded: understanding and appreciating the perspectives, values and traditions of others while valuing one’s own.
Caring: demonstrating a commitment to service by showing empathy, respect and compassion toward others and the environment.
Risk-takers: defending beliefs with forethought and courage while confronting new roles and unfamiliar situations with boldness and independence.
Balanced: achieving a sense of intellectual, emotional and physical well-being that supports an even balance for the self and others.
Reflective: showing thoughtfulness and consideration toward each learning experience while assessing personal strengths and limitations in order to grow and achieve.