Creativity, Activity, Service

Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) is a mandatory core component of the IB Diploma Programme, whose purpose is to provide a framework to allow students to pursue personal interests while at the same time providing a balance from the day to day demands of the academic curriculum.


* Creativity Action Servive was changed to Creativity Activity Service by the IBO in 2015

While the International Baccalaureate organisation actively encourages as wide and imaginative an interpretation of the definitions of CAS, this component is structured to produce specific learning outcomes.

A student will have:

an increased awareness of their own strengths and areas for growth
undertaken and experienced new challenges
planned and initiated activities
worked collaboratively with others
shown perseverance and commitment in chosen activities
engaged with issues of global importance
considered the ethical implications of their actions
developed new skills