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How many hours are required for IB CAS?
150 CAS hours
Creativity Action Service Requirements IB Diploma candidates are required to complete 150 CAS hours. These hours must be distributed in each of the three areas below. Projects may include two to three aspects and these projects are the most beneficial to students.
How do I find my CAS hours?
- Volunteer at a local charity shop.
- Spend an hour a week volunteering at a nursing home.
- Volunteer at your local hospital.
- Start a Junior CPR Program, like Kira!
- Or organise a talent show at school, charge an entry fee, and donate the funds to charity.
How many hours should CAS project be?
The CAS project is meant to last one month and take a minimum of 12 total hours, from planning to completion and reflection. CAS projects of longer duration can provide even greater scope and opportunities for all participants and should be encouraged.
How do you submit CAS to IB?
Click IB Moderator Access under the CAS tab of your IB year group….IB Moderator Access
- Select the students to submit (including a fourth exemplary student if you’d like)
- Attach a signed authorization letter.
- Click Save Changes to allow the IB access to these students’ CAS files through ManageBac.
What are IB CAS requirements?
A CAS experience must: • fit within one or more of the CAS strands • be based on a personal interest, skill, talent or opportunity for growth • provide opportunities to develop the attributes of the IB learner profile • not be used or included in the student’s DP course requirements.
How many community service hours is IB?
As required by the International Baccalaureate Programme, all students are expected to volunteer for various programs and/or activities throughout the weekday or on weekends. Students in the Enriched program are required to complete a minimum of 18 hours of community service each year.
What are the requirements for CAS?
Students must earn a total of 150 hours over the 4 years. Students may begin earning CAS hours as early as the summer prior to 9th grade entry. Each activity MUST be pre-approved. Only activities completed during non-school hours may count.
Can I do a CAS project alone?
What is a CAS project? and needs to be at least one month long from start of planning to completion. It requires active planning using the CAS stages (investigation – preparation – action – reflection – demonstration) as a framework. cannot be done alone.
How do I add hours to CAS?
via Year Group > Year Group Manager > CAS Experience details can be added, including the: Experience name and description (existing groups can be chosen from the dropdown menu) Experience type and hours (if your school has enabled tracking activity hours) Start and End dates.
Does CAS count in hours?
CAS project hours can be counted as part of your total hours. Only one CAS project needs to be completed for your CAS requirements, but more projects may be completed if you wish!
Do video games count as CAS?
In 2015, one of his main CAS activities was playing video games. He didn’t play videogames to raise awareness or money for a cause. (Although he has done that, but it happened after his graduation, which sadly doesn’t count for CAS.)
How do I complete CAS experience?
Go to ‘IB Manager’ > ‘CAS’ > Press the title of the experience you want to complete the CAS Questions for. Fill out all the questions that appear, some will be general questions, others will be specific on the learning outcomes you have selected.
What can I do for CAS at home?
At-home CAS activities
- Cooking. Your family will appreciate it if you cultivate your cooking and baking skills!
- Interior design.
- Learning a language.
- Online clubs.
When should I start CAS?
The CAS programme formally begins at the start of the DP and contin- ues regularly for at least 18 months with a reasonable balance between creativity, activity and service.
Where can I find the IB CAS guide?
Educators at IB World Schools can read about the seven learning outcomes in the CAS guide, which is available in the IB store and the Programme Resource Centre (PRC). How is CAS structured? The three strands of CAS, which are often interwoven with particular activities, are characterized as follows:
Where can I read about the seven learning outcomes for CAS?
However, students reflect on their CAS experiences as part of the DP, and provide evidence of achieving the seven learning outcomes for CAS. Educators at IB World Schools can read about the seven learning outcomes in the CAS guide, which is available in the IB store and the Programme Resource Centre (PRC).
How is CAS assessed?
Studied throughout the Diploma Programme, CAS involves students in a range of activities alongside their academic studies. It is not formally assessed. However, students reflect on their CAS experiences as part of the DP, and provide evidence of achieving the seven learning outcomes for CAS.