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.
10:43am Wednesday 5th October 2016
AN award-winning historian of political thought is taking up a new role at a North-East university.
6:01pm Friday 30th September 2016
A BATTALION of lively robots were created in just four minutes by scientists, programmers and technicians of the future - with a little help from some world famous toy building bricks .
12:23pm Tuesday 27th September 2016
CONTROVERSIAL moves to cut the pay of thousands of teaching assistants in County Durham is already underway in many of North Yorkshire's schools.
5:56pm Monday 26th September 2016
THREE founders of a Christian-based school have resigned over their fears that its faith ethos and pupils’ exam performances will not survive a takeover by a new sponsor.
1:47pm Monday 26th September 2016
UNIVERSITY students are being warned to stay away from "smart drugs" as a way of boosting their marks and staying awake.
4:57pm Thursday 22nd September 2016
THE NORTH-EAST’S universities are among the best in the world, according to new research.
12:02am Monday 19th September 2016
UNIVERSITY managers have condemned a university guide organisation as “irresponsible” for identifying Teesside students as facing the highest levels of crime in the region.
5:32pm Friday 16th September 2016
THE value to the economy of the eight most research-intensive universities in the Northern Powerhouse region is almost double that of the entire Premier League.
10:27am Wednesday 14th September 2016
COUNCILLORS have voted to increase the compensation offered to teaching assistants involved in a protracted dispute.
1:07pm Wednesday 14th September 2016
COUNCILLORS have voted to close a rural County Durham primary school by the end of the year.
3:53pm Monday 12th September 2016
ROBOTS used to create some of the highest grossing films of all time are now helping students at a North-East college.
7:49am Thursday 25th August 2016
Live updates at GCSE results days from around the region as thousands of students find out if their hard work has paid off.
4:37pm Thursday 25th August 2016
THE North fared marginally better than the rest of the country on GCSE results day as it saw the smallest dip in the number of pupils achieving the coveted top grades.