What you need to know about the IB

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a not-for-profit foundation, motivated by its mission to create a better world through education

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

Our programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

The IB learner profile

  • The IB learner profile is the IB mission statement translated into a set of learning outcomes for the 21st century
  • As IB learners we strive to be:
    • inquirers
    • knowledgeable
    • thinkers
    • communicators
    • principled
    • open-minded
    • caring
    • risk-takers
    • balanced
    • reflective