Attitudes

How do we want students to feel?

Appreciation
Appreciating the wonder and beauty of the world and its people.

Commitment
Being committed to their own learning, persevering 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 and choices.

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, about the world, its people and cultures.

Empathy
Imagining themselves in another’s situation in order to understand his or her reasoning and emotions, so as to be open-minded and reflective about the perspectives of others.

Enthusiasm
Enjoying learning and willingly putting the effort into the process.

Independence
Thinking and acting independently, making their own judgements based on reasoned argument, and being able to defend their judgements.

Integrity
Being honest and demonstrating a considered sense of fairness.

Respect
Respecting themselves, others and the world around them.

Tolerance
Being sensitive about differences and diversity in the world and being responsive to the needs of others.