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3:45pm Friday 7th March 2014
NOMINATIONS are in for the Northern Echo Schools Awards and judging is currently underway.
1:50pm Friday 7th March 2014
RESEARCHERS are carrying out a pioneering study of the management history of the 1966 FIFA World Cup.
2:06pm Friday 7th March 2014
MEMBERS of the NUT, the largest teachers' union, will run street stalls across the region this weekend to publicise their concerns about the impact of Government policy on local education.
2:17pm Friday 7th March 2014
PUPILS have designed food wrappers as part of a school project to educate youngsters on the benefit of Fairtrade goods.
4:57pm Thursday 6th March 2014
A NORTH-East college has been stripped of a Government contract to deliver a ‘back-to-work’ scheme because of its poor performance.
4:34pm Wednesday 5th March 2014
THE North’s leading university has announced the surprise retirement of its vice-chancellor.
1:28pm Wednesday 5th March 2014
DURHAM University has announced the surprise retirement of its vice-chancellor, Chris Higgins.
9:00pm Tuesday 4th March 2014
A LOCAL authority is facing calls for greater transparency on problems at a secondary school amid claims that the “information vacuum” was damaging for pupils and staff.
7:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014
A PARTY of Year 13 students from Teesdale School recently enjoyed a stimulating visit to the Northern Institute for Cancer Research in Newcastle.
2:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014
A NORTH-EAST academic will advise a new African organisation on how sport can be used to both alleviate economic issues and create entrepreneurial opportunities.
6:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014
THIS year’s National Science and Engineering Week takes place from March 14-23 and will see galleries, universities, schools and museums across the region running events to showcase the real life application of science and the critical role science plays in our lives. Here psychologist Dr Lauren Stewart shares her insights into the so-called ‘earworms’, music that constantly replays in your head.
5:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014
STUDENTS from Unity City Academy (UCA) in Middlesbrough recently got a taste for life at one of the world’s top universities to help with their impending GCSE and AS levels.
4:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014
BRITISH students who have been studying in the Netherlands are visiting the North-East to invite school and college leavers to “go Dutch” for a day.
2:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014
A LEADING North Yorkshire independent school has appointed a new head teacher.
5:20pm Monday 3rd March 2014
DURHAM University has defended its treatment of animals used in scientific experiments, in the face of fierce criticism from an anti-vivisection campaign.
5:23pm Monday 3rd March 2014
ACADEMICS in the North-East have protested at being forced to spy on their students in a Government immigration crackdown.
3:41pm Monday 3rd March 2014
YOUNGSTERS have taken part in a world record bid to have the largest number of people using Play-Doh at the same time.
4:00am Monday 3rd March 2014
TODAY is your last chance to nominate your school, your teacher or an inspirational classmate for The Northern Echo Schools Award 2014.
3:00am Saturday 1st March 2014
SCIENTISTS from the North-East have identified seaweeds which are most effective at preventing us from absorbing fat.