ACT has taken the initiative to address a longstanding need of empowering teachers in rural Karnataka. It has successfully designed and implemented a Finishing School for Teachers a 3-month unique programme targeted to enhance creativity, communication and pedagogical skills among teachers such that they are classroom-ready. The three-month programme complements the B.Ed programme and enriches the skill, knowledge and attitude of the teacher trainees. The modules for study are English Language Improvement Programme, 21st Century Skills, Mentoring, Creative Planning, Creative Instruction, Creative Assessment, Learning in the Community, Action Research, Creative Pursuits and Creative Teaching of Science, Mathematics, Social Science and English. The teaching methodology focuses on an interactive and learner-centric approach. The learning is facilitated through team teaching, group discussions, research-based presentations and other innovative techniques. Assessment and evaluation is a continuous process through the reflective essay, case study analysis, peer interactions, seminar and report presentations.