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Global Citizenship

Being a Global Citizen is something important to us here at KIS. The school has developed a Global Citizenship statement to help explain the importance of this area. 

KIS believes a Global Citizen values their own and other cultures, espousing the IB Learner Profile attributes while taking principled action with social, political, economic or environmental issues of local and global importance.

Key Values

As a CIS member, and an IB World School we have committed to actively developing global citizenship and intercultural learning and understanding at KIS through:


Research about, discussion of, and action related to issues of principle of personal, local, and global importance.


The understanding of and respect for the similarities and differences of a range of individuals and peoples.

Global Issues

The understanding of multiple perspectives of local and global events and issues.


The development of fluency in multiple languages, including mother tongues, used to communicate within and across cultures.


The development of the understandings, skills and dispositions to serve the local and global community within and across cultures.


The acquisition and refinement of the skills of leading and following within different cultural contexts.

Sustainable Lifestyle

A personal commitment to a lifestyle which supports local and global sustainability displayed through example and advocacy.

IB Learner Profile

A commitment to living and modeling the IB Learner profile characteristics to develop lifelong learners and global citizens in the school community and beyond.

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