In the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, Creativity, Activity, and Service (CAS) is a fundamental component that aims to encourage students to be well-rounded individuals.
CAS is a requirement for all IB students, and it is designed to help them develop various skills and attributes beyond academic knowledge.
Key features of the CAS program:
Reflective Learning: Students are required to engage in thoughtful reflection about their CAS experiences. This reflection helps students connect their actions to their personal growth, values, and the broader community.
Balanced Participation: To fulfill the CAS requirements, students must participate in activities from each of the three categories – Creativity, Activity, and Service. This ensures a well-rounded approach to personal development.
Long-Term Commitment: CAS is not about completing a checklist of activities but rather about sustained, meaningful involvement over time. Students are encouraged to commit to activities that extend over a significant period.
Guidance and Supervision: CAS activities are supervised by our CAS coordinator who provides guidance, tracks progress, and ensures that the program's objectives are met.
Global Perspective: CAS encourages students to consider global issues and the impact of their actions on a larger scale. This fosters an understanding of global citizenship and the interconnectedness of our world.
The CAS in the IBDP program is a holistic approach to education, promoting personal growth, physical well-being, and a sense of social responsibility. It helps students develop skills, attitudes, and values that extend beyond the classroom and into their future lives as active and engaged members of their communities and the world.