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Project which brings international students into schools wins award
Published July 06, 2022 9.07am
A scheme which sees university students from around the world go into schools to tell pupils about their higher education journey has won an award.
Proposals to close a rural primary school considered
Published July 05, 2022 3.53pm
Proposals to close a primary school that has the lowest pupil numbers of any school in County Durham are being put to councillors next week.
National security expert Dr Fiona Hill inspires County Durham schoolchildren
Published June 21, 2022 3.17pm
A County Durham school has welcomed back a former pupil who went on to advise three American presidents and serve as a US national security council director.
Lord Lieutenant checks on pupils' rehearsals ahead of Gala Platinum Jubilee culture event
Published May 18, 2022 8.39am
The Lord Lieutenant of County Durham has given school pupils preparing to perform in special Platinum Jubilee musical events the seal of approval.
Volunteers needed to help shape children's educational services
Published February 11, 2022 9.20am
Residents in County Durham are being offered the chance to play their part in helping to shape educational services for children and young people.
Multimillion-pound plans for new school sites outlined
Published February 10, 2022 11.06am
Plans for new multimillion-pound school sites and children's homes for those with complex behavioural needs have been outlined to councillors in County Durham.
Changes to school loan scheme to support energy efficiency projects
Published January 11, 2022 4.06pm
Leaders of a North East council are being asked to consider changes to a loan scheme which will encourage schools to make energy efficiency improvements.
Popular family history talks return this month
Published January 10, 2022 9.17am
Those wanting to uncover the secrets of their family history can find out how to get started with the return of a series of popular online courses.
Supporting residents into training and employment
Published August 26, 2021 9.22am
A County Durham mum has spoken of her growing confidence thanks to the support she has received to take steps towards employment.
GCSE success celebrated across County Durham
Published August 13, 2021 9.21am
Pupils across County Durham have received praise for their GCSE results following a period of uncertainty throughout their studies.
Employment scheme helps 17-year-old secure new job
Published July 07, 2021 12.25pm
A 17-year-old from County Durham has found permanent employment thanks to the help of a job scheme for young people.
Job opportunities available for 16 to 24-year-olds on Universal Credit
Published April 28, 2021 9.11am
Young people aged 16 to 24 on Universal Credit will be able to apply for a number of job vacancies with a North East council through an employment scheme.
Delight as new £34 million school campus moves a step closer
Published February 22, 2021 11.20am
Headteachers and the Bishop of Durham have welcomed an important step forward in plans to create a multimillion-pound campus for two North East schools.
Chinese New Year to be marked with online events for schoolchildren
Published January 21, 2021 11.46am
Chinese New Year will be marked in schools across County Durham with a series of online events next month.
Aycliffe Secure Centre praised for outstanding care of its young people
Published December 11, 2020 12.02pm
A County Durham young people's home continues to provide outstanding care for young people, according to Ofsted.
County Durham pupils share Christmas celebrations internationally
Published December 07, 2020 12.36pm
Primary school pupils in County Durham have been spreading Christmas cheer with their international peers as part of an annual festive project.
Business-savvy school pupils set to take part in Spanish Apprentice challenge
Published November 25, 2020 11.29am
Business-savvy school pupils are set to get creative as part of an online competition which aims to encourage young Spanish people to visit a County Durham town.
Council among top 100 UK employers for apprenticeships
Published October 28, 2020 12.37pm
A North East council has been acknowledged as one of the top employers in the country for its apprenticeship opportunities.