Respect for self and others: This involves the adoption of a healthy lifestyle in mind, body and social relationships. It also involves respect for one’s own culture and language and for other cultures and languages, for law and morality and for diversity of opinion.
Co-operation: This includes the development of caring relationships. It involves building co-operative skills, and the development of a constructive attitude, and bringing critical thought to bear in relationships.
Responsible citizenship: This includes patriotism. Responsible citizens are honest, constructive and engaged citizens who bring integrity, critical thought and diversity of opinion to community building and protection of the nation and the environment. They speak Kazakh and Russian and a third language.
Academic honesty: respect of ideas and thoughts of others; observance of principles of academic honesty, intolerance to plagiarism and copying of information without reference to its source.
Lifelong learning: This begins with the development of a love of learning characterised by curiosity, creativity and criticality, and by the on-going development of mind, body, relationships and character. It involves the development of a set skills and habits that promote on-going autonomous learning.
Transparency: This involves providing easy access to information such as School Development Plans and making learning objectives and assessment procedures visible. It also means mutual visits to lessons (critical friends), interviewing and questioning.
Labour and creativity: education of respect for work of others, increase the motivation to work, individual and collaborative work skills development, independent research and creative presentation of work skills development, the ability to find non-standard and creative approach to find the solution to current issues.