12:03am Monday 23rd May 2016
SCHOOL funding should be redistributed to schools in the North in a bid to to raise standards, a thinktank has claimed.
6:14am Thursday 19th May 2016
THE Government has been urged to get a grip after The Northern Echo uncovered a hotpotch approach among local councils to the issue of term-time holidays.
9:42am Tuesday 17th May 2016
IF you are going to learn something new then learn from the best - that has been the ethos behind an exchange of ideas that now sees North-East schools teach maths 'the Shanghai way'. Education editor Andy Richardson finds out how it could help revolutionise teaching.
7:38am Saturday 14th May 2016
THE Government last night defiantly pledged to crackdown on parents who take children out of school during term time after a father won a ruling in his favour in the High Court.
10:39am Tuesday 10th May 2016
WOLSINGHAM School the first in the region to achieve UNESCO associated status.
6:46pm Friday 6th May 2016
NORTH-EAST teachers and education officials tonight welcomed the Government's U-turn on forcing all schools in England to become academies.
3:21pm Friday 6th May 2016
THE Government has dropped plans to force all schools in England to become academies, with the policy now "an aspiration", the Department of Education has said.
5:00pm Thursday 5th May 2016
PARENTS say two of Weardale’s primary schools can continue to “flourish” after their futures were secured.
3:02pm Wednesday 4th May 2016
TWO of County Durham’s most rural schools have been saved from closure.
5:40pm Tuesday 3rd May 2016
A PLANNED protest against stressful SATs exams for primary school children has been hailed a success by parents who chose creative learning over the classroom.
4:40pm Tuesday 3rd May 2016
THE young unemployed in Redcar are being given a helping hand by a new course to boost their chances of finding work.
4:15pm Tuesday 3rd May 2016
STUDENTS were tickling the tastebuds of a celebrity chef when he called into their school for a cooking masterclass.
11:45am Tuesday 3rd May 2016
PUPILS from a north Durham school gained a valuable taste of engineering life last week, thanks to a visit to Washington-based training provider.
12:37am Tuesday 3rd May 2016
SCHOOLS are braced for "strike" action by children after tens of thousands of people signed a petition supporting a boycott in protest over exams for six- and seven-year-olds.
10:37am Saturday 30th April 2016
MORE than 30,000 people have backed a "kid's strike" boycott of the SATs exams next week.
3:30am Friday 29th April 2016
AS thousands of parents across the region are set to pull their kids out of school in protest at controversial SATs tests, we've set up two mock tests for you to try.
2:32pm Friday 29th April 2016
A CHOIR of more than 200 students from across North Yorkshire joined together at Ampleforth College to perform choruses from George Frederick Handel’s oratorio Messiah including the famous Hallelujah Chorus.
6:10pm Thursday 28th April 2016
SUPPORT for a boycott of SATs tests next week is gathering pace as more parents vent their anger at the new exams.
5:49am Tuesday 26th April 2016
A LEADING Labour MP has spoken up for teaching assistants who face having their contracts terminated and new terms introduced in a row over school holiday pay.
5:42pm Friday 22nd April 2016
SCHOOLS are urging the Government to rethink their approach to funding, or education in the North-East will suffer under new so-called ‘fairer’ arrangements.