Student Profile

One of the most important aims of the PYP, is to ensure that while preserving the national values and cultural identities of students, they are able to be citizens of the world and have an international way of thinking. By developing the IB Learner profile of students, it aims to make them citizens of the world. When we look at the hexagon of the IBO, the learner profile is at the centre, and the concepts, skills, attitudes and actions are surrounding it. The basic aim of all IB programs is to educate individuals with an international awareness which will support the creation of a better, more peaceful world. In this process, our teachers at the Irmak Schools PYP learner group participate in the local, overseas and online education programs organized by IB - PYP and follow developments and updates closely.

In an IB PYP school, a balance between knowledge and usage of skills is required. The connection to be established between conceptual understanding, displaying a positive attitude and taking responsibility is important.

The Learner Profiles of Students In the Centre of the IB PYP Program;

The aim of all IB programs, is to educate people with an international mindset who are aware of all humanity and the play that we share, in order  to help create a better and more peaceful world.

Inquirers They develop their natural curiosity. They acquire the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research and show independence in learning. They actively enjoy learning and this love of learning will be sustained throughout their lives.


Knowledgeable They explore concepts, ideas and issues that have local and global significance. In so doing, they acquire in-depth knowledge and develop understanding across a broad and balanced range of disciplines.


Thinkers They exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to recognize and approach complex problems, and make reasoned, ethical decisions.


Communicators They understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in more than one language and in a variety of modes of communication. They work effectively and willingly in collaboration with others.


Principled They act with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of the individual, groups and communities. They take responsibility for their own actions and the consequences that accompany them.


Open-minded They understand and appreciate their own cultures and personal histories, and are open to the perspectives, values and traditions of other individuals and communities. They are accustomed to seeking and evaluating a range of points of view, and are willing to grow from the experience.


Caring They show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others.

They have a personal commitment to service, and act to make a positive difference to the lives of others and to the environment.


Risk-takers They approach unfamiliar situations and uncer taint y with courage and forethought, and have the independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies. They are brave and articulate in defending their beliefs.


Balanced They understand the impor tance of intellec tual, physical and emotional balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.


Reflective They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and experience. They are able to assess and understand their strengths and limitations in order to support their learning and personal development.


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