[Registration No. S979/48 of 1984-1985 under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 issued by the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies on 13th of February, 1985]

BELTA is a non-profit professional forum for ELT practitioners connected to the teaching and learning of English in Bangladesh. Its objective is to develop and empower teachers at all levels (primary, secondary, tertiary, institutional) in order to facilitate effective communication within the English language teaching community and to improve the standards of learning and teaching English throughout the country.

BELTA's Mission

To link, support and develop English Language Teaching professionals throughout the country, leading to improved teaching/learning and subsequent capacity building at all levels.

International Affiliations

  • Affiliate of IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language), headquarters in UK . website: www.iatefl.org
  • Associate of Asia TEFL (The Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language), based in South Korea . website: www.asiatefl.org

Strong Links with

  • JALT (Japan Association of Language Teachers), Japan. website: www.jalt.org
  • ELTeCS (English Language Teachers Contacts Scheme) run world-wide by the British Council
  • SPELT (Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers) www.spelt.org
  • NELTA (Nepal English Language Teachers Association) www.nelta.org
  • SLELTA (Sri Lanka English Language Teachers Association) www.slelta.org