|CAS learning outcomes|
|Learning outcome 1: Identify own strengths and develop areas for growthThe student:
is aware of own strengths and weaknesses
is open to improvement and growth opportunities
is able to propose activities according to own interests and talents
is willing to participate in different activities
is able to undertake a thoughtful self-evaluation
is able to see themselves as individuals with various abilities and skills, some more developed than others.
|Learning outcome 2: Demonstrate that challenges have been undertaken, developing new skills in the processThe student:
participates in an experience that demands an appropriate personal challenge; this could be with new or familiar experiences
is willing to become involved in unfamiliar environments and situations
acquires new skills and abilities
increases expertise in an established area
shows newly acquired or developed skills or increased expertise in an established area.
|Learning outcome 3: Demonstrate how to initiate and plan a CAS experienceThe student:
is able to articulate the CAS stages including investigation, preparation, action, reflection (ongoing) and demonstration, moving from conceiving an idea to carrying out a plan for a CAS experience or series of CAS experiences
demonstrates knowledge and awareness by building on a previous CAS experience
shows initiative by launching a new idea or process
suggests creative ideas, proposals or solutions
integrates reflective thoughts in planning or taking initiative
is aware of roles and responsibilities when designing an individual or collective CAS experience
shows responsible attitude to CAS project planning
is able to develop a coherent action plan taking into account the aim or purpose, activities and resources.
|Learning outcome 4: Show commitment to and perseverance in CAS experiencesThe student:
demonstrates regular involvement and active engagement with CAS experiences and CAS project
is able to foresee potential challenges to the initial plan and consider valid alternatives and contingencies
demonstrates adaptability to uncertainties and changes
gets involved in long-term CAS experiences and CAS project.
|Learning outcome 5: Demonstrate the skills and recognize the benefits of working collaborativelyThe student:
shares skills and knowledge
listens respectfully to proposals from peers
is willing to take on different roles within a team
shows respect for different points of view and ideas
makes valuable contributions
is responsible for participating in the group
readily assists others
is able to identify, demonstrate and discuss critically the benefits and challenges of collaboration gained through CAS experiences.
|Learning outcome 6: Demonstrate engagement with issues of global significanceThe student:
recognizes the global implications of local issues
is able to identify global issues in the local or national community
shows awareness of issues of global importance and takes concrete and appropriate actions in response to them either locally, nationally or internationally
gets involved in CAS projects addressing global issues in a local, national or international context
develops awareness and responsibility towards a shared humanity.
|Learning outcome 7: Recognize and consider the ethics of choices and actionsThe student:
recognizes ethical issues
is able to explain the social influences on one’s ethical identity
takes into account cultural context when making a plan or ethical decision
identifies what is needed to know in order to make an ethical decision
articulates ethical principles and approaches to ethical decisions
shows accountability for choices and actions
is aware of the consequences of choices and actions regarding self, others involved and the community
integrates the process of reflection when facing an ethical decision
shows awareness of the potential and varied consequences of choices and actions in planning and carrying out CAS experiences.