Attributes of a Learner

Central Okanagan Public Schools - Overarching Goal

Each Central Okanagan Public Schools student (K-12) will provide evidence of being a learner, thinker, innovator, collaborator and contributor.
Attributes of a Central Okanagan Public Schools Learner in the 21st Century:
A Learner is one who is engaged, resilient and seeks to understand through:
·         Literacy, Numeracy and Subject Competencies
·         Information, Media, and Technology Literacy
·         Self-Direction, Work Ethic and Accountability
·         Healthy Lifestyle
·         Financial Literacy
A Thinker is one who analyzes, makes connections, inferences, asks questions, and transfers knowledge through:
·         Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
·         Open Mindedness and Reflection
·         Flexibility and Adaptability
An Innovator is one who sees possibilities and generates original ideas with value through:
·         Curiosity and Imagination
·         Creativity, Design and Performance
·         Initiative and Entrepreneurship
A Collaborator is one who excels at working with others to create new understanding through:
·         Appreciating Diversity
·         Effective Communication
·         Interdependence
·         Relationship Building
A Contributor is a citizen who participates in the local and global community through:
·         Finding, Following, and Sharing Passions
·         Respect, Empathy, and Kindness
·         Integrity and Ethical Behaviour
·         Civic and Environmental Responsibility
·         Embracing Diverse Cultures and Lifestyles