Qualities such as courage and optimism help us acquire true agency, break old patterns, generate original ideas and act with persistence in uncertain times.


The student is able to show courage by standing up for values, making decisions, taking decisive action and, if need be, challenging and disrupting existing structures and views.


The student is able to apply creative thinking techniques to generate and develop original ideas and innovations.

Brainstorming with Eureka


The student is able to sustain and communicate a sense of hope, positive attitude and confidence in the possibility of meaningful change.

Positive Reframing

Perseverance and Resilience

The student is able to show perseverance and resilience by sustaining engagement and remaining determined and patient in case of setbacks and/or when efforts take a long time to bear fruit.

Fostering Resilience