I have written about the IB Learner Profile before and how one of its strengths, as I see it, is that it applies to all members of the community. The IB believes "we must all strive to put into practice what we believe". Therefore this summer I started to look at the different attributes of the Learner Profile with the aim of working on my weakest one this year as part of my personal goals.
They understand the importance of intellectual, physical and emotional balance to achieve personal well-being for themselves and others.
- Only do the things you are really passionate about and what you are really good at
- Make a priority list of all the things you need to do and then chop the last 20% off the list as they are the least important
- Start with a blank page - think of the things you are doing right now and try to imagine you were not doing them but just about to make a decision about whether or not you would start doing them. If you would not, right now, make the decision to start doing them, then they are things you need to stop doing.