To help develop shared understandings and explore further the attributes of the IB Learner Profile, Secondary students ran a series of workshops for Primary students as part of the International Day Celebrations at TISA.
Secondary students began by sharing a picture book with primary children that prompted discussion about a particular attribute. All students then worked together to express their understandings and beliefs through pictorial and written means for each Learner Profile attribute. Children were encouraged to share in their home language.
It was inspiring to see the level of importance older students placed on the Learner Profile attributes and the earnest manner in which they approached their role as workshop leaders. The younger students, for their part, worked assiduously to portray the outcomes of the shared discussions.
Seeing the Learner Profile attribute from the perspective of my primary school partner made me rethink what it meant for me as a DP student - Toby Norton
It was the perfect way to interact with primary students whilst learning about the IB. - Nastassja Gerich
The flowers were a relaxed fun way to let the younger kids learn about IB learner profile and for me to learn too since I’m still a bit new to the IB. - Azzurra Verdanega
The final display represents the thoughts, feelings and ideas of students across the school that supports the ideals of “helping to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect” (IBO Mission Statement), through the shared development of the Learner Profile.
Karen Noble PYP Coordinator
Marie Favret MYP Coordinator
Gareth Hubbuck DP Coordinator