BETA, BOLIVIA is an independent and not-for profit association, founded in 1996. Its mission is to enhance professionalism in English Language Teaching Education promoting professional development opportunities for EFL teachers in Bolivia. BETA is affiliated with TESOL Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and IATEFL International Association of Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
BETA organizes teacher development conventions, workshops and courses during the year as well as a three-day annual convention - usually in the month of January - with the participation of world-renowned experts. This event, which is acknowledged as in-service training by the Ministry of Education, features papers encourages and supports the creation and development of local groups throughout Bolivia which organize local workshops and seminars to deal with issues of particular interest to the group members, workshops, poster sessions, and a publishers' exhibition.