Approaches to Learning
including skills such as comparing, contrasting, validating and prioritizing information Key elements of an IB education Approaches to teaching and learning 6 What is an IB education?
including skills such as written and oral communication, effective listening, and formulating arguments
including areas such as forming and maintaining positive relationships, listening skills, and conflict resolution
including both organizational skills, such as managing time and tasks, and affective skills, such as managing state of mind and motivation.
The development of these skills plays a crucial role in supporting the IB’s mission to develop active, compassionate and lifelong learners. Although these skills areas are presented as distinct categories, there are close links and areas of overlap between them, and the categories should be seen as interrelated.