Table of Contents

:
What is CAS?
CAS Evaluation
CAS Activities Plan
GPIS CAS Programme
Forms: - Follow up Individual/Collective CAS Activities
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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
- GUIDED

REFLECTION

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

COLLECTIVE ACTIVITIES

General Activities for all
Students

A

B

Bake Sale for charity

C

E

F

Discription of the Activity

DP Class Decoration

Decoration of Cafeteria

D

Duration

Aerobics

Buying materials for cooking
Cooking
Decorating tables & flyers
Selling food for other students
Collecting Money
Realize fruits and vegetables with
foil and wire following artist
Alexander Celder technique.
Recepies around the world.
Recycling
Carving on aluminium sheet

Learn & practice the basic skills
necessary to play the Aerobics.
Composing movements.
Listening to different rythms.
Solo & partner balances.

General arrangements for
service activities
Fashion Design

G

Scouting

H

Decoration and organizing
portofolio

Realise different mode styles for
different countries

First Aid
Helping younger students

Collage technique

Total hrs spent during school hrs for collective activities

Inside
the
school

Outside the
school

Creativit
y

1
2
1.5

1

1
2

2.5

3

Action

Service

Date

2

1
2
4

15/9
22/9
29/9

3

6

13/10

1.5

3

4.5

20/10

2.5

3

5.5

27/10

1
1
1
1

2
1
2
1

3
2
3
3

2
2
2
2

24/11
1/12
8/12
15/12

1

1

2

2

22/12

1

2

3

2

29/12

1

1
2

1
1

5/1
19/1
24/11
8/12
22/12
5/1
26/1

1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
2
1
3
6
3
6
3
6
1
2
1
2
1
70.5

1
1
1
1
1
SUMMATIVE ESSAY
1
1
1
1

1
1
1

1
1
1

28.5

2
2
2
1
3
3
3
6
3
3
1
1

2
1
2
1
1
SUMMATIVE ESSAY
35
35
140

9/2
23/2
2/3
9/3
9/2
2/3
16/3
23/3
30/3
13/4
9/2
10/2
23/2
24/2
9/3
10/3
11/3
20/4
27/4
4/5
11/5

1
1
1
1
2
1
3
3
3
6
3
3
1
1
1
1
1
70

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
these activities, inside or outside
the school

Each Student can choose his own
activities to be done inside or
outside the school

Collective activities represent 80%
of the whole programme.

Individual activities represent 20%
of the whole programme

Creativit
y
35

Action

Service

35

70

18

18

35

7

7

14

3

3

7

DP 1

42

42

84

DP 2

21

21

42

63
25%

63
25%

126
50%

Collectiv DP 1
e
Activities DP 2
Individua DP 1
l
Activities DP 2

TOTAL

Final
Total Hrs

DP 1 &
2

TOTA
L
140
hrs
70
hrs
28
hrs
14
hrs
168
hrs
84
hrs

67%
33%
67%
33%
67%
33%

252 hrs

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 ……
/…….
Student’s Name:………………………
Activit
ies

Expected
Duration
C A S D
ate
Inside
Outsi
the
de
Sch
the
Sch

Total Expected hrs spent
for collective/individual activities

D
ate

T
ime

Expected
Duration
Inside Outsi
the
de
Sch
the
Sch

C

Remar
A S ks

Supervis
or’s
Approval

Total Actual hrs spent
for collective/individual activities

Follow up CAS activity Form –CAS005/FAF -DFC
Date of Issue: Sep-05

Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Use: /

CAS DIARY FORM
Student’s Name: …………………..
Grade:……………
SY: /
Activity Title: ………………..……. Creativity, Action, and or service / Activity Code
Date:……………………….……..…
Location: ……………………………

Duration:…….. hr/
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
Date of Issue: Sep-05

Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Use: /

CAS ACTIVITIES STUDENT’S SELF EVALUATION FORM
Student’s Name: …………………..
Activity Title: ………………..…….

Grade:……………

SY:

/

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
Date of Issue: Sep-05

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Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Use: /

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

Sense of responsibility
Compassion
Awareness of different cultures
Sense of service to the others and to the needs of the community
Initiative
Leadership
Willingness to accept advice
Competitiveness
Teamwork

No

A bit

A lot

N/A

No
No

A bit
A bit

A lot
A lot

N/A
N/A

No
No

A bit
A bit

A lot
A lot

N/A
N/A

No
No

A bit
A bit

A lot
A lot

N/A
N/A

No

A bit

A lot

N/A

No

A bit

A lot

N/A

No
No

Partially
Partially

Bad
Bad

Good
Good

Excellent
Excellent

Bad
Bad

Good
Good

Excellent
Excellent

What difficulties you have met?
* Time allocated for the activity
Not enough time
Too long

Yes
Yes

* Your Relationship with
Other students involved in the activity
The people you have been assisting
The institution you were working for
The supervisor of your activity

CAS-Self Evaluation Form –CAS003/CSEF -DFC
Date of Issue: Sep-05

Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Use: /

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CAS ACTIVITIES SUPERVISOR’S EVALUATION FORM
Student’s Name: …………………..
Activity Title: ………………..…….

Grade:……………

SY:

/

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
Date of Issue: Sep-05

Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Use: /

CAS Student Final Summary
Student’s Name: …………………..
Supervisor’s Name: ……………………….

Grade:……………

SY:

/

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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
Nb of hours

C

A

S

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

Owner Title: CAS Coordinator
Date of Use: /

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

Date:...............................

CAS Coordinator’s name: .........................................................................................................
I guarantee the information given is correct.
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CAS Student Final Summary Form –CAS004/SFS -DFC
Date of Issue: Sep-05

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