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Table of Contents:

What is CAS?
CAS Evaluation
CAS Activities Plan
GPIS CAS Programme
Forms: - Follow up Individual/Collective CAS Activities
- CAS Diary Form
- Self Evaluation CAS Activity
- Activity Supervisor’s Evaluation Form
- Summative Essay
What is CAS?
Creativity, Action & Service. It is a non examined component of the DP
which emphasizes experiential learning [ learning from experience ]

CAS aims at developing the personality of the students, helping them


become
MORE
active, compassionate and aware citizens than they would have been
otherwise.
Learning has occurred
ONLY
if there is an improvement
Learning from experience is only possible

THROUGH

- ASSOCIATED
- ONGOING REFLECTION
- GUIDED

ONGOING REFLECTION: Before: Setting Goals


During: Monitoring, Assessing
After: Evaluation, Improvement

GUIDED REFLECTION: CAS Coordinator


IB Coordinator & Members of Staff
Supervisors & External experts
Green Land/ Pré Vert International School CAS Guide Issued September 2005
CAS Evaluation
CAS evaluation requires the making of qualitative judgments according to performance
criteria which encourage the students to show evidence of personal development in their
attitudes, values and skills.

1. Evaluation by the Student:


• CAS Diary
• Self –evaluation
• Summative Essay

2. Evaluation by the School:

• Evaluation by the supervising adult, including comments on each


activity/project supervised.
• Evaluation by the CAS Coordinator, including guidance given during the course
of CAS.

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA:
Use of the performance criteria:
The following performance criteria describe a range of related qualities or attributes
which candidates are expected to demonstrate during CAS. They are designed to help
the activity supervisors and the CAS Coordinator evaluate the performance of the
students.

Criterion A: Personal Achievement


The student demonstrates: the ability to meet challenges, regular participation,
awareness of personal limitations, progress in the new role, learning from experience,
helping to solve community problems.

Criterion B: Personal Skills


The student demonstrates the abilities of: thinking creatively, researching community
needs, planning and organization, resource management, identifying success and failure.

Criterion C: Personal Qualities


The student demonstrates self-confidence, a degree of humility, responsibility,
punctuality, commitment, reliability, initiative.

Criterion D: Interpersonal Qualities


The student demonstrates adaptability, collaboration, empathy, respect, a sense of
justice and fair play.

Criterion E: Awareness of Global Issues


The student demonstrates an ethical appreciation of humanitarian and environmental
issues to guide choices of action from a local, national and international perspective.
Green Land/ Pré Vert International School CAS Guide Issued September 2005
CAS Activities Plan
Duration
General Activities for all Inside Outside the Creativit
Discription of the Activity Action Service Date
Students the school y
school
COLLECTIVE ACTIVITIES

1 1 1 1 15/9
A DP Class Decoration
2 2 2 22/9
Buying materials for cooking 1.5 2.5 2 4 29/9
Cooking
3 3 6 13/10
Decorating tables & flyers
B Bake Sale for charity Selling food for other students 1.5 3 4.5 20/10
Collecting Money
2.5 3 5.5 27/10
Decoration of Cafeteria Realize fruits and vegetables with 1 2 3 2 24/11
foil and wire following artist
1 1 2 2 1/12
Alexander Celder technique.
Recepies around the world. 1 2 3 2 8/12
Recycling 1 1 3 2 15/12
C Carving on aluminium sheet 1 1 2 2 22/12

1 2 3 2 29/12
1 1 1 5/1
1 1 2 1 19/1
Learn & practice the basic skills 1 1 24/11
necessary to play the Aerobics. 1 1 8/12
Composing movements. 1 1 22/12
Listening to different rythms. 1 1 5/1
Solo & partner balances. 1 1 26/1
D Aerobics
SUMMATIVE ESSAY
1 1 9/2
1 1 23/2
1 1 2/3
1 1 9/3
General arrangements for 1 1 9/2
E
service activities 1 1 2/3
2 1 2 1 16/3
Realise different mode styles for 1 1 2 1 23/3
F Fashion Design
different countries 2 1 2 2 30/3
1 1 1 13/4
3 3 3 9/2
6 3 3 10/2
3 3 3 23/2
First Aid
G Scouting 6 6 6 24/2
Helping younger students
3 3 3 9/3
6 3 3 10/3
1 1 1 11/3
2 1 2 1 1 20/4
Decoration and organizing 1 1 1 1 27/4
H Collage technique
portofolio 2 1 2 1 1 4/5
1 1 1 11/5
SUMMATIVE ESSAY
Total hrs spent during school hrs for collective activities 70.5 28.5 35 35 70

140
GPIS CAS Programme:
GPIS CAS Programme is a 252 hrs during the 2 years of the Diploma
Programme.
Year 1 = 168 hrs [ 140 hrs Collective activities + 28 hrs Individual activities ]
Year 2 = 84 hrs [ 70 hrs Collective activities + 14 hrs Individual activities ]
GPIS CAS Activities is divided to

Collective Activities Individual Activities


All Students should participate in Each Student can choose his own
these activities, inside or outside activities to be done inside or
the school outside the school

Collective activities represent 80% Individual activities represent 20%


of the whole programme. of the whole programme

Creativit Action Service TOTA


y L
Collectiv DP 1 35 35 70 140 67%
e hrs
Activities DP 2 18 18 35 70 33%
hrs
Individua DP 1 7 7 14 28 67%
l hrs
Activities DP 2 3 3 7 14 33%
hrs

DP 1 42 42 84 168 67%
hrs
TOTAL
DP 2 21 21 42 84 33%
hrs

Final DP 1 & 63 63 126


252 hrs
Total Hrs 2 25% 25% 50%

Summative Essay:
- Final summary report with final self evaluation.
- Consists of 500-1000 words by the end of Y2.
- Covers all the activities done during the two years of the
diploma with all personal thoughts and reflections.
- A draft should be handed to the CAS Coordinator by the
end of each term of Y1 & Y2.
Green Land/ Pré Vert International School CAS Guide Issued September 2005
Forms
FOLLOW UP CAS COLLECTIVE / INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITES FORM SY ……
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Student’s Name:………………………

Activit Expected Expected Remar Supervis


ies Duration C A S D D T Duration C A S ks or’s
Inside Outsi ate ate ime Inside Outsi Approval
the de the de
Sch the Sch the
Sch Sch

Total Expected hrs spent Total Actual hrs spent


for collective/individual activities for collective/individual activities
Follow up CAS activity Form –CAS005/FAF -DFC Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Issue: Sep-05 Date of Use: /

CAS DIARY FORM


Student’s Name: ………………….. Grade:…………… SY: /
Activity Title: ………………..……. Creativity, Action, and or service / Activity Code

Date:……………………….……..… Duration:…….. hr/


Location: …………………………… Supervisor’s Name: …………………………
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The Diary entry should include the following:
• Your reflective comments on your efforts
• How well organized it was
• What challenges it presented you
• How well you related to people you had to work with
• What feelings you had about doing the activity
• The benefits you gained from doing this activity
• What you contributed in a positive way to the activity

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CAS Diary Form –CAS002/CDF -DFC Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Issue: Sep-05 Date of Use: /

CAS ACTIVITIES STUDENT’S SELF EVALUATION FORM


Student’s Name: ………………….. Grade:…………… SY: /

Activity Title: ………………..……. Creativity, Action, and or service / Activity Code

Date:……………………….……..… Duration:…….. hr/s

Location:…………………….…..… Supervisor’s Name: ……………………….


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Short description of your activity:


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Why did you choose this activity? Did you find the experience worthwhile? Has it taught you something?
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What/who helped you most in reflecting on what you were doing? How?
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CAS-Self Evaluation Form –CAS003/CSEF -DFC Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Issue: Sep-05 1/2 Date of Use: /

IN PARTICULAR, HAS YOUR ACTIVITY HELPED THE FOLLOWING: (Circle the answer you choose)

No A bit A lot N/A


Sense of responsibility
Compassion No A bit A lot N/A
No A bit A lot N/A
Awareness of different cultures
Sense of service to the others and to the needs of the community No A bit A lot N/A
No A bit A lot N/A
Initiative
Leadership No A bit A lot N/A
No A bit A lot N/A
Willingness to accept advice
No A bit A lot N/A
Competitiveness
Teamwork No A bit A lot N/A

What difficulties you have met?


* Time allocated for the activity
Not enough time No Partially Yes
Too long No Partially Yes
* Your Relationship with
Other students involved in the activity Bad Good Excellent
Bad Good Excellent
The people you have been assisting
The institution you were working for Bad Good Excellent
The supervisor of your activity Bad Good Excellent
CAS-Self Evaluation Form –CAS003/CSEF -DFC Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Issue: Sep-05 2/2 Date of Use: /

CAS ACTIVITIES SUPERVISOR’S EVALUATION FORM

Student’s Name: ………………….. Grade:…………… SY: /

Activity Title: ………………..……. Creativity, Action, and or service / Activity Code

Date:……………………….……..… Duration:…….. hr/s

Location:…………………….…..… Supervisor’s Name: ……………………….


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Having read the candidate’s self evaluation form, please comment on his/her performance in the activity with
reference to the following criteria:
1. Attendance, punctuality and the time spent on the activity
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2. The amount of effort and commitment to the activity

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3. Personal achievement [learning of new skills, awareness of strengths and weakness]

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4. Development & Personal skills [involvement in planning and organizing projects]


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5. Personal qualities [ability to preserve with projects and personal humility]


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6. Interpersonal qualities [ability to work with and respect others]


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7. International awareness [ability to accept different cultural values].


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This is to confirm that …………………………….. spent a total number of ……….. hours in the completion of
this activity.

Activity Supervisor’s name:…………………………… Signature: …………………….


Date: ……………………………

CAS Activity Supervisor’s Evaluation Form –CAS001/AEF -DFC Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Issue: Sep-05 Date of Use: /

CAS Student Final Summary


Student’s Name: ………………….. Grade:…………… SY: /
Supervisor’s Name: ……………………….
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Indicate below the CAS activities/ projects in which you have been involved, the hours and dates
dedicated to each one with a total number of hours for the whole CAS course and which CAS
components are involved in each activity/ project.

Activity / project Date Approximate C A S


Nb of hours
CAS Student Final Summary Form –CAS004/SFS -DFC Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Issue: Sep-05 Date of Use: /
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Write a clear and complete critical reflection on your entire CAS experience, following the same performance
criteria as indicated on the activity/project self-evaluation form CAS/SEF

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Candidate’s signature: ...................................................... Date:...............................

CAS Coordinator’s name: .........................................................................................................

I guarantee the information given is correct.

CAS Coordinator’s signature: .......................................... Date: ...............................

CAS Student Final Summary Form –CAS004/SFS -DFC Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Issue: Sep-05 Date of Use: /
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