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News about projects, activities and success stories in our schools and adult learning classes.

Putting young people at the heart of decision-making

Published January 18, 2017 3.25pm

A range of schemes that enable children and young people to get involved in decision-making in County Durham were outlined to councillors today (Wednesday, 18 January).

Best Bar None up for national award

Published January 13, 2017 11.03am

An awards scheme which aims to raise the bar in Durham City pubs and clubs is in the running for a national prize.

More than 2,000 people sign up for DurhamWorks help

Published January 12, 2017 2.16pm

More than 2,000 young people have now signed up to a £17 million project designed to develop their skills, increase opportunities and help them into work.

Teachers wanted for Russia visit

Published January 12, 2017 11.47am

Are you a teacher or retired teacher interested in travelling to Russia to teach English classes at Easter?

More County Durham town masterplans updated

Published January 11, 2017 12.38pm

Our Cabinet will hear the second half of an update on recent successes and future plans for towns across County Durham when it meets next week (18 January).

Three rural County Durham schools to share headteacher

Published May 04, 2016 2.51pm

Durham County Council is to keep three rural schools open, with a shared headteacher, following discussions with educators.

Brighter future thanks to funding for youth employment

Published April 13, 2016 11.19am

Up to 6,000 young people are to benefit after we secured £17m to help them on their pathway to employment

Play your part for a better internet

Published February 08, 2016 4.29pm

People are being asked to play their part for a better internet as part of Safer Internet Day 2016.

Not sure of your next step?

Published July 27, 2015 1.09pm

Those in year 11 or those who are leaving sixth form are being encouraged to contact Durham County Council's One Point advisors who will be available during the summer holidays to offer advice and answer any questions.

Creative pupils design recycling posters

Published July 15, 2015 11.10am

Creative youngsters in County Durham have been coming up with poster designs to raise awareness about recycling.

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