Core Values 

Our core values are central beliefs that are clearly understood and shared by every member of Al-Makassed Omar Bin Al-Khattab College community. They are woven into every academic and extra-curricular activity. At OBK we live and breathe eight values that form the basis of everything we do.


Core values are:


1 - Compassion 

By compassion we mean that everyone

 understands the circumstances and viewpoints of others -  

  - empathizes with others  

  - develops the capacity to forgive others and oneself

  - celebrates the contributions of others

  - Promotes a peaceful, caring and safe community


2 - Integrity 

By integrity we mean that everyone

 - stands up for what we believe

 - is honest with ourselves and others

 - demonstrates fairness in his/her judgments and actions

 - fulfills commitments and promises






3 - Respect

By respect we mean that everyone

 - honors self and others through words and actions

 - values all members of the school community

 - displays good manners at all times

 - displays tolerance of others with different points of view and beliefs

 - shows respect for the school buildings, facilities and surrounding environment






4 - Citizenship

By citizenship we mean that everyone

 - makes good decisions and choices

 - uses his/her energy in a positive way

 - follows the rules of family, school, and community

 - cooperates with others to improve the environment






 5 - Innovation

By innovation we mean that everyone

 - values and nurtures curiosity ,imagination ,creativity, experimentation and perseverance when faced with challenges

 - is highly motivated

 - views collaboration as an opportunity to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT)






 6 - Responsibility

By responsibility we mean that everyone

 - is reliable and trustworthy

 - takes ownership of our behavior as individuals

 - has the courage to think and act independently

 - demonstrates problem - solving and decision-making skills






7 - Perseverance

By perseverance we mean that everyone

 - does his best and strives for excellence

 - sticks with an activity until it is finished

 - attempts to complete assignments even if they are challenging

 - is willing to make a continuing, patient effort

 - becomes self-disciplined






 8 - Cooperation

By cooperation we mean that everyone

 - works together with others in their home life, community, and school

 - makes good decisions and choices

 - has positive relationships with family, teachers, and peers

 - understands that cooperation is a process, not a program

 - helps bring out the BEST in all by working together