Mgr. Karel Žďárek, Ph.D.

Karel Zdarek received his doctoral degree from the Faculty of Education, Charles University, Prague. He is a lecturer at the Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Education, Charles University, where he teaches courses on TEFL Methodology and Drama in English. He taughed English, PE and drama at Gymnazium Jana Keplera for 15 years. He now teaches EAL and academic writing at the International School of Prague. In 2012-13 he was awarded a 12-month Fulbright Masaryk scholarship at City University of New York where he worked and carried out research at the department of Educational Theatre. His research focuses on the use of drama techniques in ELT and the use of ICT in ELT.