PYP Attitudes
In PYP schools, students should demonstrate:
Appreciation
Appreciating the wonder and beauty of the world and its people.
Commitment
Being committed to their own learning, persevering and showing self-disciplineand 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 judgments based on reasoned argument, and being able to defend their judgments.
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.