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Primary pupils are planting for the future
Published December 03, 2021 9.40am
Schoolchildren in County Durham are creating new woodlands to help battle climate change.
Call for volunteers to review school admission appeals
Published December 01, 2021 8.58am
County Durham residents are being urged to consider volunteering for a panel which reviews school admission appeals.
Success celebrated at DurhamWorks awards
Published November 29, 2021 8.30am
Young people who have been supported into employment, training and education have been honoured at a County Durham awards ceremony.
Cyber experts help students to become security savvy
Published November 18, 2021 9.13am
Students and staff from a north east college learnt how to keep themselves and others safe online at a cyber security event on Digital Safeguarding Day.
Spreading international Christmas cheer
Published November 12, 2021 9.20am
Primary school pupils across County Durham have started spreading early Christmas cheer amongst their international peers.
Cabinet asked to support rebuild of Greenfield Community College
Published October 05, 2021 3.59pm
A £20m rebuild of a County Durham school is being put forward to enhance standards of education for students.
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.