Professional Development

for English Teachers

The 29th P.A.R.K. Conference

Getting Projects to Work in the English Classroom


Catherine Stepan

KEY WORDSproject, creative process, PBL, self-directed learning, learner autonomy, rubrics, check-lists, reflection

AGE GROUPSyoung learners, teens, young adults, adults



Critical thinking and project work are 21st Century skills, much needed in our ever-evolving world. This workshop explores how you can integrate projects into your English classroom by taking you step-by-step through the Creative Process. By the end you will be able to confidently facilitate project ideas into your classroom with successful strategies to promote critical thinking skills and self-directed learning.

Catherine Stepan is a professional learner as she is an educator. Her mantra is to connect, get inspired, and grow. She has been doing just that by traversing the concept of Learning & Development across continents, content and fields of industry. Her portfolio includes curriculum design for training programs and finding education management solutions for corporate clients and educational institutes in the UK, Italy, and the Czech Republic.