Bolivian English Teachers Embrace New Tools

english300Supporting English language learning in Bolivia is a priority for the U.S. Embassy. The Embassy and the State Department Regional English Language Office recently hosted a two-week training for English teachers of public and private institutions, including schools, institutes, language centers, and universities.

The theme of this program, called #EnglishWeek in social networks, was “Assessment and Evaluation Incorporating Technology” taught by Dr. Andy Halvorsen from the University of Oregon.  More than 300 teachers, representing more than a dozen institutions in the cities of Santa Cruz and La Paz, participated in this specialized training.