Kalpita Sarkar is an Academic Manager at the British Council, Delhi. She has over a decade of ELT experience in teaching, teacher training and management. She holds a CELTA, CELTYL, DELTA, Diploma in Academic Management, and is a Celta tutor. She is also an award-winning children’s author and a storyteller. She spearheaded an innovative and holistic teacher development programme to develop freshly recruited teachers for success which has been adapted in the region. She has presented papers in the 2017 IATEFL Glasgow conference and the 2018 YLTSIG Web Conference.