Posts Tagged ‘PPTA’

Destiny Church aims to integrate its school into state system

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

The Post Primary Teachers Association is opposing a bid by Destiny Church to have its south Auckland school become state integrated. PPTA president Angela Roberts said the union is concerned about how surrounding schools might be affected, the New Zealand Herald reported. The school is within Destiny Church’s “City of God” complex in Manukau, and Read more

Columba College seen as toxic workplace by PPTA

Friday, December 6th, 2013

The Post Primary Teachers Association says a prestigious Presbyterian girls’ school in Dunedin is a toxic workplace that may need outside intervention. A dispute between the management of Columba College, staff and the PPTA has reached a stand-off, with union no-confidence motions, resignations and board investigations. The PPTA says it began raising complaints at Columba Read more

Should taxpayers fund charter schools that teach creationism?

Friday, May 31st, 2013

In this month’s edition of its members’ magazine Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) printed the list which names 21 organisations that registered interest in charter schools – almost half of them religious groups. The PPTA’s list includes a Feilding Church, The Sabbath Rest Adventist Church. Trustee Jill Friar says the church had been interested in the Read more