ISKR Learner Profile

03_Curriculum_Overview

ISKR learners are:

Internationally-minded Our students are encouraged to develop knowledge of and cultural sensitivity toward their own cultures, the local Rwandan context, and the global community. As a community, we proactively recognize and celebrate human diversity.
Principled Our students are expected to act with integrity, honesty, and with a strong sense of fairness, justice, and respect for themselves and others.
Responsible Our students are expected to take ownership of their actions and the consequences that accompany them.
Caring Our students are expected to be open-minded, empathetic, compassionate and respectful towards the needs and feelings of others. They are also expected to make a personal commitment to service and act to make a positive difference in their school and their broader communities.
Creative Our students demonstrate originality and inventiveness in their work and are open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives. They act on creative ideas to make tangible and useful contributions to their community and peers in a range of contexts.
Inquirers Our students learn to ask and think about searching questions related to their learning and plan and carry out investigations related to these questions. They collect and examine evidence and use a range of thinking skills to solve problems and evaluate their own and alternative points of view.
Communicators Our students learn to share their ideas, points of view, and learning in a range of situations with different audiences. They use writing, speaking, and a variety of tools to communicate and embrace multilingualism as they expand their ability to communicate in English and other languages.
Collaborators Our students understand that all members of a team have an important role to play, and they learn to adopt different roles as they work with others in a variety of contexts. They are able to work toward goals alongside and in cooperation with others to accomplish diverse tasks.
Knowledgeable Our students learn through a range of themes and subjects and develop proficiency in the sciences, mathematics, technology, English, world languages, Rwandan history and culture, global and local environmental awareness, and the arts.
Resilient Our students discover that success is a process that requires hard work and endurance. They learn to see their tasks through to completion and cope with disappointment when success does not come at the first try. They are encouraged to view failure as a learning tool and not to give up until they have accomplished a goal or task.