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New Subscription Service Bringing Back Joy Into Learning
A new subscription service for teachers and schools providing quality learning resources without the need for hours of planning has been launched by Gateshead based Unique Group. The service, “Magazines for Schools” has been successfully trialled with Wingrove Primary School in Newcastle who are using the magazines to combine...
Psychology Student Volunteers at People's Kitchen to Help Others
A nineteen-year-old university student from Chester le Street has pledged to help others while doing her degree. Northumbria University psychology student Courtney Smith has recently started volunteering with The People’s Kitchen in Newcastle and she is already putting her academic theory into practice. Courtney is studying forensic psychology and a major...
Learning New Skills on The Rise
The regeneration partnership building new homes in Scotswood has created two further apprenticeships. Owen Tierney, 17, from Fenham and Alex Walker, also 17, from Scotswood, have started work at New Tyne West Development Company’s, The Rise. They follow in the footsteps of the 15 apprentices to have already learned a...
Geordie Life-saver Following in Father’s Footsteps Achieves Apprenticeship Distinction
A Geordie life-saver born and bred in the West End of Newcastle has proudly achieved a distinction grade in his journey to become a firefighter. Scott Canham, aged 27, originally from Chapel Park in Newcastle is one of three firefighters who recently accomplished the distinction grading as part of the...
Woman Crippled by Agoraphobia Flourishes on Fire Service Community Programme
A young woman who was crippled by agoraphobia has today thanked the fire service for giving her the self-confidence to leave the confines of her home. Charlotte Narey, aged 21, recently took part in a free 12-week personal development programme with The Prince’s Trust course being delivered by Tyne and...
iPad Parental Donation Scheme Results in Positive Academic Scores
  Since Apple Authorised Education Specialist Jigsaw24 helped them launch a parent-driven 1:1 iPad scheme, Stephenson Memorial Primary School has posted some of their best-ever results, with their scores for writing jumping from below the national average to the top 10% in the UK. In a parental donation scheme, the school...
Pride And Purpose Among Graduates' Top Career Aspirations In Newcastle
· Market research reveals that pride and purpose are among the top aspirations behind future career goals for current students and recent graduates surveyed in Newcastle · Young people starting out are now having to consider a wider range of career options · Many view teaching and education - a sector...
Karbon Homes Expands Its Workforce Through Bespoke Apprenticeship Programme
One of the North East’s largest housing associations, Karbon Homes, has expanded its skilled workforce through a bespoke apprenticeship programme, designed in partnership with Gateshead College. The programme has brought a host of talented residents into numerous permanent positions at Karbon Homes, including a full-time role for Jessica Connelly who...
Student’s Visit to Accountants Adds Up to Good Career Advice
The Newcastle office of a leading national accountancy firm has teamed up with a Consett based charity to help young people prepare for their future outside of school. Haines Watts was established in the 1930’s and has always promoted entrepreneurial spirit as one of its business aims. As part...
Digital Agency 'Climb' Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary
A Top North East digital agency is celebrating its tenth anniversary by announcing a further recruitment campaign. Climb, based at Gateshead’s Northern Design Centre, was launched a decade ago by designer Chris Henderson, who joined forces with tech expert Stephen Downey to create a full-service agency that also offered bespoke...

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