Presentation on theme: "What is CAS? CAS is experimental education CAS is DOING! Min. 150 hours (~2,5 h. per week)"— Presentation transcript:
What is CAS? CAS is experimental education CAS is DOING! Min. 150 hours (~2,5 h. per week)
What is CAS? C – Creativity Drama, music, artwork, sculpture, writing... A – Action Team sports, bike riding, golf, tennis... S – Service Social unpaid service
Aim of CAS (I) That students GROW AS COMPASSIONATE AND AWARE CITIZENS BY learning FROM their own personal CAS experience THROUGH ongoing reflection
Aim of CAS (II) CAS Student Self- Development Socially aware Healthy, active life Creative Personal qualities e.g. Humility Interpersonal qualities e.g. Respect Personal skills e.g. Planning International awareness e.g. Other cultures Personal achievement, e.g. Learn new skills
CAS.......is learning FROM experience Learning from experience is only possible THROUGH reflection
Reflection BEFORE: Setting goals DURING: Monitoring, assessing AFTER: Evaluation, improvement HOW? By using diaries
Important: You should ENJOY the activities Try something new and challenging HAVE FUN
What is CAS about? Education of the whole person Experiential Learning Learning by doing Setting goals Ongoing reflection CAS without a goal is not good CAS CAS without reflection is not CAS
ATTITUDE is what counts, not hours. CAS is about real commitment, being involved with others, and giving of your time and talents. It’s not about counting. It’s doing it because you want to, not because you have to. OR…
A Good CAS Project as a new role for the student is a real task with set goals it does have consequences there is Learning by Doing there is ongoing, guided Reflection
How to start Find an interesting activity –From the school or chosen by you Find a supervisor –Teacher at the school, CAS coordinator, sport trainer etc. –Neither friends nor close family members Start your reflection Make plans Start your activity
Possible projects at MH (courses) P.E. (leikfimi, LÍK) (A) The school choir (kór, KÓR151) (C) Theatre (leiklist, LEI103) (C) NFMH (C,A,S) IB representative IB Gathering in september – introduction to Pre-IB (C,S) Lagningadagar (next semester) IB trip next semester (C,S)
Possible service projects The Red Cross (several projects) UNICEF Association of the Blind (Blindrafélagið) Rescue teams Other?
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