2016 Handbook now online

PTC’s handbook for 2016 is now online. See the PTC Handbook page to download it.

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Vacancy: tutorial post(s) in Academic and Research Skills, and English Language Support

PTC is searching for one or two tutors in the areas of (a) Academic Skills & Research Skills, and (b) English Language Support. Further details are listed on our ‘Vacancies’ page.

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News update from Dr Vaai

  1. In July 2015 at the Annual conference of the Methodist Church in Samoa, Dr. Vaai lauched his new book Matua Gagana: Le Tusi Paia ma lona Faitauga Loloto mai le Itulagi o Samoa. Prof. Fele Nokise, principal of the Pacific Theological College, was the guest speaker at the launching.
  2. The PTC is partnering with the Pacific Conference of Churches on delivering consultations throughout the Pacific member churches on ‘Ecumenical Renewal’. The PTC, through the work of Dr. Vaai, is promoting ‘Pacific Relational hermeneutics’ as a ground-up approach and way forward to renewing Ecumenism and Pacific development.
  3. As part of PTC’s ongoing influence on providing a moral compass to challenge Pacific social issues, Dr. Vaai presented a keynote address titled ‘Relational Hermeneutics: Rethinking Pacific Development from the Ground-Up’ to the ‘Rethinking Oceania Consultation’ held in Nadi in September. This consultation was sponsored by PIANGO and PCC.
  4. As part of the Theology and Ethics departmental development, Dr. Vaai will represent the Pacific to the G20 Interfaith Summit this November to be held at Istanbul Turkey where he will present a paper on ‘Religion, Harmony, and Sustainable Development in the Pacific’.
Dr Vaai at his book launch in Samoa.

Dr Vaai at his book launch in Samoa.

Prof Nokise launching Dr Vaai's book.

Prof Nokise launching Dr Vaai’s book.

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Dr Davis interviewed by Radio NZ

Kiwi faculty member Dr Richard Davis was interviewed by Radio NZ on living and working in Fiji on Thursday 15 October 2015.

You can listen to the interview here:

http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/201774786/the-expats-dr-richard-davis

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Kiwi Presbyterians at PTC, 1965-2015

The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand has had a long commitment to PTC, supplying three Principals, several lecturers, and a handful of students over the last 50 years.

Now the Presbyterian Archives in Dunedin have posted a photo album on Facebook as a tribute to our 50th anniversary and ongoing relationship:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153421167690590.1073741842.323810365589&type=3

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PTC Website now mobile friendly

The PTC website has now been optimized for mobile users. This provides easier reading on your mobile device.

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Vacancies: Biblical Studies

On our ‘vacancies‘ page:

  1. We are looking for two temporary lecturers to teach either New Testament or Old Testament courses at Masters level at our Suva-based campus in September/October 2015. Further details in this document.
  2. In addition, there is also an opening for a permanent post in Old Testament Studies and Hebrew, starting either in early September 2015, or mid- to late January 2016. Further details in this document.
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PTCEE to Visit Labasa

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2015 College Handbook

The 2015 College Handbook has been uploaded – please feel free to view or download it.

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Post advertised for Academic Skills / Research Skills and English Language Support

PTC invites applications for either one full-time or two part-time (50%) posts in (a) Academic Skills / Research Skills, and (b) English Language Support. Details are on the ‘Vacancies’ page.

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