6:27pm Friday 2nd December 2016
ONE of the UK’s most successful athletes and a North-East business leader have received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Sunderland during the Winter Academic Awards.
7:09pm Tuesday 29th November 2016
A MATHS and German teacher is to speak to potential recruits to the profession.
7:00am Saturday 26th November 2016
A COUNTY Durham school is in the top five non-faith comprehensives in the country
5:08am Friday 25th November 2016
PARENTS of pupils at a secondary school placed in special measures say they are livid by the “the aggressive approach of a Draconian academy” which is taking over its management.
8:00am Wednesday 23rd November 2016
MORE than 100 picket lines are due to be held outside schools across County Durham today as teaching assistants go on strike for a second time.
4:43pm Wednesday 16th November 2016
CHILDREN proved the power of good can overcome evil after taking a superhuman approach to bullying on Wednesday.
7:56am Wednesday 16th November 2016
BROADCASTER and presenter of BBC Radio 2’s Breakfast Show Chris Evans has been awarded an honorary degree for his outstanding contribution to broadcasting by York St John University.
5:21pm Sunday 13th November 2016
MORE men are being urged to become teachers after new figures reveal the region’s classroom gender gap is the widest in the country.
5:44pm Thursday 10th November 2016
A TEAM of five digitally-minded students have received national recognition after earning the second place prize in a 24-hour competition.
4:39pm Wednesday 9th November 2016
A NORTH-East university contributes around £1.1billion a year to the UK economy according to new research.
2:33pm Friday 4th November 2016
NORTH-East researchers may have uncovered the secret to why you just can’t get some songs out of your head.
4:45pm Thursday 3rd November 2016
ANOTHER union has announced strike days in a dispute over changes to the contracts of County Durham's teaching assistants.
3:20pm Monday 31st October 2016
COUNTY Durham teaching assistants have announced a two-day strike next week.
6:01pm Thursday 20th October 2016
PARENTS in County Durham are reminded the deadline is looming to apply for secondary school places for their children.
12:12pm Thursday 20th October 2016
THE proportion of pupils skipping lessons for family holidays has risen, official figures show.
5:04am Wednesday 19th October 2016
A LAW specialist has called for ‘common sense and consistency’ as new figures reveal regional differences in fines imposed on parents whose children miss school.
5:18pm Thursday 13th October 2016
A FORMER president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists is to chair a commission looking at North-East school pupils’ mental health.
8:23am Tuesday 11th October 2016
The North-East is suffering from a shortage of home-grown engineers, but Peter Barron discovers one school in the region is leading the way in meeting the challenge.
2:06pm Tuesday 11th October 2016
OPPORTUNITIES for the future will be on offer to the region’s students as part of a mass careers convention.
11:32pm Wednesday 5th October 2016
THE ongoing row between Durham County Council and the county's teaching assistants has taken another twist after a letter was sent to all headteachers.