The following TCIS Learner attributes describe the whole child we strive to develop:
They understand and appreciate their own cultures and are open to the perspectives, values and traditions of others. They seek and evaluate a range of points of view and are willing to grow from the experience.
They understand and express ideas and information confidently in more than one language and in a variety of modes. They communicate effectively and willingly in collaboration with others.
They take responsibility for their own learning and their own role in the community. They persevere in commitments to themselves, the community, and the environment and continue working towards the highest standards. They take responsibility for their own actions and the consequences that accompany them.
They express their feelings and ideas in innovative ways, find new ways to solve problems and produce aesthetic and meaningful work in a variety of modes and media.
They approach unfamiliar situations with courage and forethought. They have confidence to explore new roles, ideas and strategies and are articulate in expressing their beliefs.
They are honest and act with integrity, have a sense of fairness, justice and respect for individuals, groups and communities. They demonstrate self-discipline and good morals.
They develop their natural curiosity and the skills necessary to conduct inquiry and research. They actively enjoy learning and make the commitment to be life-long learners.
They apply thinking skills critically and creatively to recognize and approach complex problems to make reasoned and ethical decisions.
They show empathy, compassion and respect towards the needs and feelings of others. They have a commitment to service and act to make a positive difference for others and the environment.
They are thoughtful in considering their experiences and learning. They can assess their strengths and limitations in order to support their learning and personal development.
They understand the importance of physical and mental balance for personal well-being.
They explore concepts and ideas that are locally and globally relevant and significant. They acquire in-depth knowledge and developing understandings in a range and balance of disciplines.