refused the application largely on the basis of a Community Standards document.
Holmes acknowledged in his ruling that Kempling "has been a BCCT
member since 1980, with a long and unblemished teaching career, and a notable record of community service.
Still less did BCCT
support TWU's Student Conduct code requiring students ".
Several years ago the BCCT
refused to certify Trinity Western University's teacher education program because TWU asked its students to uphold Christian standards and refrain from "premarital sex, adultery, and homosexual behaviour" while attending the University.
The first alleges the promotion of contempt, intolerance and discrimination against citizens with religious beliefs by the BCCT
, as examplified in the case of Mr.
If a teacher in the public school system engages in this "discriminatory" conduct, that teacher can be subject to disciplinary proceedings before the BCCT
took exception to Trinity's community standards contract, which requires students to refrain from "involvement in the occult, and sexual sins such as premarital sex, adultery or homosexual behaviour.
In the statement, the chairman of the BCCT
, Chris Gaunt, said the BCCT
provides consultancy services for British small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are interested in the Turkish market and added that more than 300 companies have contacted the BCCT
for such services in the last year-and-a-half.
v TWU involved an application by TWU for certification of its teacher training program.
Fleming describes the government's agenda, reporting that by creating BCCT
Cabinet hoped that it would become the public voice of teachers, and that this voice would be more professional and less militant; that BCCT
might divide the more radical from the moderate teachers, weakening the more militant influences and lessen BCTF's power.
IZMIR, Dec 7, 2010 (TUR) -- Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce of Turkey (BCCT
) Jonathan Beard who is visiting the Aegean province of Izmir, said BCCT
wanted to bridge not just large conglomerates and giant companies but also, small and medium size enterprizes (SMEs) from Turkey and UK.
133) The BCCT
determined that various letters expressing criticism of homosexuality that Kempling had written to newspapers, city officials, and community leaders--none of which were introduced into Kempling's school or any classroom--were "derogatory and discriminatory" against gays.