There has been a rise in GCSE grades across the North East, but figures show the region is still behind the rest of the country
Schools across the North East are today preparing for their best GCSE results to date
New figures show improvement in GCSE and A-level attainment for almost all North East schools. Check how your school compares with the rest of the UK using our interactive map and league table
We've created a searchable system to rate secondary schools across Northumberland, County Durham and Tyne & Wear
Changes to GCSE exam grade boundaries have sparked fears for some North East school pupils' marks
Leading unions have clashed with the Government over new figures showing more than a million young people are not in work, education or training
TODAY'S students are adapting their thinking and developing their skills to deal with the uncertain world they now face when they graduate.
SCHOOLS in the North-East are failing to provide pupils with basic maths and English skills, it was said last night.
RECRUITMENT of such large numbers of people into the sector is not going to be easy, this is why, through NEPIC, a number of companies have collaborated to make an eight-minute DVD film of the industry and the region.
THE failure of schools to equip teenagers with the basic skills they need for work is a “national scandal”, business groups said last night.
In January 1995, heavy rain caused a landslide on the Ais Gill line between Carlisle and Leeds.
A worried mp is seeking top-level assurances that plans for a £25m academy school in a Northumberland town will not threaten the future of its existing high school.
A grieving mother whose son was stabbed to death helped police launch a knife amnesty yesterday.
A remorseless killer who stabbed a bright 16- year-old celebrating his GCSE results to death was jailed for life today.
Every parent wants to give their child the best start in life, especially when it comes to education.
Some of the country's most famous private schools are challenging exam boards to remark their pupils' GCSE papers after a sharp fall in top grades this year.
Seaton Burn Community College has seen its "improvement culture" pay dividends - significantly with a huge leap in GCSE results.
Labour leadership hopeful Alan Johnson was embroiled in a row over spin last night amid claims that his aides tried to bury news of poor primary school test results.
Hundreds of mourners yesterday paid their last respects to stabbed school-leaver Glen Corner.
We need to take a closer look at this year's GCSE results.