|CAS enables and inspires each student to develop
a spirit of discovery and initiative that has real benefits and consequences.It
encourages students to discover new skills, interests and to develop a sense of
responsibility and personal commitment to do what they can to improve world
around them and increase the well being of others.
What is CAS?
includes all kind artistic activities or any other activities. Other activities
can involve imagination and creative thinking, example: taking art class,
participating in a school theatre, planning and designing website…
Action includes team or individual expeditions or any other physical activities: playing on a school team, taking a yoga or martial arts class, participating in a hiking or biking club.
includes projects and activities that benefit the school, local, national and
international communities. Example: serving on the student council, volunteering
at a local child-care center for homeless children, fundraising for an
international project or organization.
Nature of the Program
Students are expected to be involved for the equivalent of at the least three to four hours a week, 150 hours over two years. Each activity or project should be monitored appropriateness, quality and student participation. Evaluation by the school and self-evaluation by the student is an ongoing process throughout the two-year diploma period.
AN ACTIVITY WITHOUT REFLECTION IS NOT A CAS ACTIVITY!