UKIP's North East MEP Jonathan Arnott said selective education is one of the ways to give bright kids from poor backgrounds an opportunity
Post-PC digital agency Hedgehog lab is having to turn down work due to a shortage of suitably skilled applicants for vacancies
The Northumberland Church of England Academy has been handed an International School Award for its links overseas
Would be Lib Dem MP for Berwick Julie Pörksen has claimed Northumberland County Council's rules on post 16 transport cause problems
Figures showing the top performing North East schools have been revealed
Centre for Life is first venue outside London to host prestigious book award and one explaining the science behind optical illuisions is the winner
One of the North East's leading schools, Cardinal Hume Catholic School, has unveiled its new £1.5 million sixth form facility
Former Sunderland AFC captain and club ambassador Kevin Ball is speaking at Peterlee Business Park Steering Group's event this week
Northumberland County Council has announced multi-million pound spending plans, including new leisure centres and schools
Journal columnist and Newcastle headteacher Bernard Trafford says credit unions in primary schools are missing the bigger point
North East will play key role in "Northern Powerhouse", George Osborne tells The Journal - but he wants regions to consider creating 'metro mayors'
The Journal's opinion column for Wednesday, November 19, where we look the grading of exam papers
Young entrepreneurs Peter Bakare and Nathan French have earned the backing of Costa Coffee's charity for their idea.
Keynote speeches are being delivered by such luminaries as Business Secretary Vince Cable and Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt - sponsored feature
Denise Robertson reveals how the internet helped her reconnect with a boy she met ten years ago on a trip to Africa
Regional head of the CBI says Government needs to do more to help low income families
Computer coders come together to solve problems real and imaginary
The chairman of the Northern Education Trust on how structures and systems seem to have replaced values and beliefs
The former education secretary was called "arrogant and ill informed" singling out east Durham schools as having the 'smell of defeatism'
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg reveals apprenticeships in the region have more than doubled in last four years