Newcastle University's Science Central is to become the UK's largest urban regeneration project.Read the full story ›
Over the coming weeks young people across the region will be waiting anxiously to find out whether or not they've been offered a place at university.
The application process, run by UCAS, has now closed - but for those who've chosen not to go down the academic route, this time of year can be a frustrating one.
Now one North Yorkshire MP is calling for apprenticeships to be treated exactly the same as university applications.
Rishi Sunak believes without a UCAS system, young people looking for an apprentice scheme are often ignored, with very little information or help available to them.
Daniel Hewitt has been finding out more:
The Principal of Excelsior Academy in Newcastle has written to parents following their installation in communal areas.Read the full story ›
Inspectors rate a Sunderland school as inadequate, finding "unsafe practices" in how staff control pupils' behaviour and discipline them.Read the full story ›
A dinosaur skeleton cast, which has been amazing visitors in London since 1905, is coming to the North East as part of a national tour.Read the full story ›
SCHOOLS NorthEast has accused the new schools funding formula of 'failing the fairness test'.Read the full story ›
A programme which helps young people in the North East improve their employability skills has earned local students a major award.Read the full story ›
Ofsted warns of a widening north-south divide in secondary standards, despite 75% of pupils in our region now attending good secondaries.Read the full story ›
Outgoing Ofsted head Sir Michael Wilshaw said the gulf in standards was particularly felt at secondary schools.Read the full story ›
Former paralympic great, Baroness Grey-Thompson, is getting an honorary doctorate from Sunderland University.Read the full story ›