Storying Sheffield: Women of Steel Dr David Forrest The School of English Women of Steel The project grew out of the Storying Sheffield module. EGH 305: Collaborative Learning and Teaching Students work closely with partners in the city. Learning Point: The importance of the public event or statement. Learning Point: A flexible curriculum is required in order to respond to public/civic engagement opportunities Learning Point: When developing civic engagement projects with external partners, ensure that academic aims are clear and prioritised. Images from the first meeting between the women and the students Assessment via learning journals and a final report Learning Point: Orthodox academic material is redeployed and given new life in the arena of civic engagement. Learning Point: Civic engagement as a means of students identifying impact and value in their work.