Education Zone

Academy appoints new head

Darlington and Stockton Times: Unity City Academy's new head of school, Richard Harrison, pictured with executive principal Sue Hare.

4:20pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A NEW headteacher has been appointed at Unity City Academy, in east Middlesbrough.

Graduate artist wins major art prize

Darlington and Stockton Times: Graduate artist Ramona Zoladek, winner of the £20,000 Woon Foundation Art Prize pictured with some of her work.

6:34pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A POLISH-BORN graduate artist, whose work explores the relationships between nature, objects and architecture, has been named the winner of the £20,000 Woon Foundation Art Prize at Northumbria University.

Science challenge for 11-14s

Darlington and Stockton Times: Young science students get to grips with the Ultimate STEM Challenge

10:16am Tuesday 16th September 2014

SCHOOLS across the North-East and North Yorkshire are being urged to get involved in an exciting new science competition.

First book is 'a doodle'

10:13am Tuesday 16th September 2014

AN illustrator who has transformed doodles into a creative art form is celebrating publication of her first book.

Pioneering 'studio' school opens

10:13am Tuesday 16th September 2014

STUDIO West, Tyneside’s pioneering new school for 13 to 19-year-olds, has opened its doors to students.

Hearing loss 'not being diagnosed'

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10:13am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A RESEARCHER at a North-East university has found that many people with learning disabilities with hearing loss are not being diagnosed.

Meet the schools 'enforcer'

Darlington and Stockton Times: Jan Renou,  new Regional Schools Commissioner for the North of England.

10:13am Tuesday 16th September 2014

For the first time the North of England has its own Regional Schools Commissioner.

Teaching school status for St Bede’s

Darlington and Stockton Times: Neville Harrison, headteacher of St Bede's.

12:17am Monday 15th September 2014

STAFF at a north Durham secondary school have been chosen to help train the teachers of the future

North-East MP warns nurseries are under threat

Darlington and Stockton Times: NURSERY FEARS: North West Durham MP Pat Glass

8:02pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

HUNDREDS of nursery schools are under threat from funding cuts and Government “neglect”, a North-East MP has warned.

Radical new studio schools part of transformed landscape

10:06am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE controversial figure of Michael Gove may not be in charge of education any more but his legacy lives on in a schools landscape which has been transformed in recent years.

Young people 'need more info' on education and training

10:06am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A TRAINING organisation which has centres across the North-East, is calling for 16 year olds to be given more information about alternative forms of education and training.

New theory could explain lack of galaxies

Darlington and Stockton Times: Two models of the dark matter distribution in the halo of a galaxy like the Milky Way, separated by the white line. The colours represent the density of dark matter, with red indicating high-density and blue indicating low-density. On the left is a simula

4:35pm Monday 8th September 2014

SCIENTISTS believe they have found a way to explain why there are not as many galaxies orbiting the Milky Way as expected.

Council 'out of pocket' over school meals

Darlington and Stockton Times: Pictured in the lunch queue at Red Rose Primary School, from left, are Olivia Robinson, Samuel Parker, Abigail Clenahan, Ruth Thomas and Frances Stratton. All year two pupils.

6:45am Friday 5th September 2014

AT least one local education authority in the region will be substantially out of pocket because of the extension of universal free school meals.

Labour MP Jenny Chapman speaks in favour of free schools

Darlington and Stockton Times: PASSPORT OUTRAGE: Darlington MP Jenny Chapman

6:04am Friday 5th September 2014

ONE of the region’s Labour MPs has backed the Government’s ‘free schools’ - admitting it might “upset” many of her colleagues.

School closed

1:01pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A SCHOOL has closed again after just one day back from the summer holidays due to a burst water main. Secondary school pupils at Egglescliffe School, near Stockton, were told not to come to school today, Wednesday, September 3. However it is expected the school will reopen as normal tomorrow (Thursday).

Students will see £22m improvements

Darlington and Stockton Times: Sunderland College's deputy principal Nigel Harrett in the new Visual Performing Arts centre.

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

SUNDERLAND College is about to welcome more than 700 students to its new, improved Bede Campus.

Mentoring firm aims to inspire students

Darlington and Stockton Times: Philip King, managing director of Mentoring Professional Ltd, who aims to raise classroom ambitions.

9:58am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A NORTH-EAST company has delivered its first classroom mentoring session designed to inspire young people’s workplace ambitions.

History man has new goal

Darlington and Stockton Times: DEFENDER’S DEGREE: Graduate and ex-Boro player Christian Burgess       Picture: MICHELLE MADDISON PHOTOGRAPHYCastlegate Shopping Centre promote July 4th Independence Day Event, pictured .5th July 2014Pictured by Michelle Maddison Photography07798724

9:58am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FOR footballer Christian Burgess, success in the classroom is as important as achievements on the football pitch.

Free talk will address inequalities

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE issue of health inequality in an increasingly unequal UK is the topic of the Wolfson Annual Lecture at Durham University’s Stockton campus later this year.

Top-performing private schools announced

9:02am Saturday 30th August 2014

THE Royal Grammar School in Newcastle has topped GCSE independent school league tables’ for the North-East and North Yorkshire according to new figures.


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