Apprenticeships

Artist's impression of Boho Five

Opus Building Services starts work on landmark Teesside building

The Boho Zone acts as a commercial quarter for Middlesbrough’s digital media, digital technology and creative sectors

Business Supplement: Proud to Back Apprenticeships - Filling the Skills Gap

Proud to Back Apprenticeships
Read our 16 page supplement that reports what is being done in the North East to address the skills gap issue

intu Academy training scheme well on course for success

Michael Nixon, one of the 'intu Academy' candidates with intu Academy project manager Tracy Allison and (right) Paul Gough from Gateshead College
All the young people who took part in the latest phase of the intu Academy at Gateshead College have been offered jobs

Apprenticeships

Artist's impression of Boho Five

Opus Building Services starts work on landmark Teesside building

The Boho Zone acts as a commercial quarter for Middlesbrough’s digital media, digital technology and creative sectors

Proud to Back Apprenticeships

Business Supplement: Proud to Back Apprenticeships - Filling the Skills Gap

Read our 16 page supplement that reports what is being done in the North East to address the skills gap issue

Michael Nixon, one of the 'intu Academy' candidates with intu Academy project manager Tracy Allison and (right) Paul Gough from Gateshead College

intu Academy training scheme well on course for success

All the young people who took part in the latest phase of the intu Academy at Gateshead College have been offered jobs

Former Sunderland caretaker manager and captain Kevin Ball

Sunderland AFC legend Kevin Ball in Peterlee to inspire youngsters

Former Sunderland AFC captain and club ambassador Kevin Ball is speaking at Peterlee Business Park Steering Group's event this week

Waymark directors, from left to right, Paul Lofthouse, Jason Thomas Jones and David Brophy

Gateshead technology firm Waymark software house expands

Waymark is creating new jobs after moving into a bigger base.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg reveals North East apprenticeships soar over last four years

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg reveals apprenticeships in the region have more than doubled in last four years

Jill Cormack

First female plumber to be crowned North East's top apprentice in 101 years

Jill swapped a call centre job for a career in plumbing - and has now become the North East's top apprentice in the sector.

Judith Doyle takes the helm as principal of Gateshead College

North East Chamber of Commerce warns firms must invest to counter skills shortages

Around 78% of North East firms who took part in a survey intend to invest in training over the next year

Natalie Sykes, the new regional director for Institute of Directors in the North East

Natalie Sykes announced as new regional director for the Institute of Directors North East

The Harrogate-based entrepreneur is also regional director for the IoD in Yorkshire and the Humber

Berangaria heading out to sea c. 1921

Journal Nostalgia: Recalling a famous 20th Century passenger ship

Alan Hayward of Tyne & Wear Archives uncovers local connections with a great 20th century passenger ship

Heerema Fabrication Group in Hartlepool

Pressure mounts for clarity on £50m gas contract

North Tyneside MP Mary Glindon is says North East has received the 'crumbs' of a major North Sea gas contract awarded to Heerema

Care Bellerby, who was an administrative apprentice with Three Motion Media

Newcastle Council calling on young people to use its apprenticeship service after suffering a dip in numbers

Newcastle City Council has seen a fall in the number of young people using its apprenticeship service

Benjamin Mawby, left and Darren Cumner of Hitachi at the Newton Aycliffe complex

Hitachi Rail Europe bases design office in North East

Work will now focus on fitting out the interior of the multi-million pound factory

Labour politician and former Cabinet Minister Alan Milburn

The Journal Opinion: We have to give teenagers a reason to get up in the morning

The Journal's opinion column for Thursday, October 30, in which we look at the problem of teenagers drifting out of the education system at 16

James Ramsbotham

North East Chamber of Commerce outlines Autumn Statement priorities

Devolved powers, better infrastructure, and an upskilled workforce listed among measures that could boost the economy

South Tyneside College in South Shields

South Tyneside College launches pioneering engineering school

A North college has announced the country's first engineering 'Career College' for pupils as young as 14

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

NECC chief says devolution and infrastructure spending should be top priority for the North East in Autumn Statement

NECC Chief executive James Ramsbotham called for Chancellor George Osborne to devolve more powers to the region in announcement on December 3

Jenna Wiseman with Guy Opperman MP at Westminster

North East firm Egger launches drive to attract more women into engineering

New initiative at Hexham-based firm Egger UK will see HR assistant focus on student engagement

Oktober Fest Durham in Newton Aycliffe

Nifco director's call to manufacturers at Durham Oktoberfest

Nifco UK's managing director says government money through the Employer Ownership Fund is going untouched

The new Rail Academy in Gateshead, students from left Laim Barrass, Brandon Foster, Antony Walker, Andrew Bell

Full steam ahead at Newcastle College's Rail Academy for next generation of engineers

The state-of-the-art £5m training facility is the first of its kind in the North East and opened its doors to more than 70 students in September

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Lord Walton

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Dame Margaret Barbour

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