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The latest news from Schools North East

Mental Health Awareness Week: The amazing efforts our schools have made to honour such a critical occasion

Mental Health Awareness Week: The amazing efforts our schools have made to honour such a critical occasion (17th May, 2024)

Looking after our mental health has never been as critical as it is today – not just for adults, but for children and young people, too. You only have to pay attention to the statistics to realise we have an epidemic on our hands.

Pupil demographics, policy and poverty: Roundtable conversations with Kim McGuinness

Pupil demographics, policy and poverty: Roundtable conversations with Kim McGuinness (10th May, 2024)

It’s no secret that we’re passionate about getting to grips with what’s really going on in all 1,150 schools across our region. So, we regularly hold roundtable discussions to hear firsthand about the challenges our school leaders are facing.

 

These conversations offer a great opportunity to identify gaps in support, and make sure that decision makers truly understand which areas require urgent attention in North East education.

The looming general election: What we’re doing in the run-up to it

The looming general election: What we’re doing in the run-up to it (2nd May, 2024)

Recently, we can’t seem to get through our day without coming across two infamous words: GENERAL ELECTION.

 

Although we still haven’t yet had confirmation of exactly when it’s going to take place, we can all agree that it’s closer right now than it ever has been before. It could be May, or it may be October, or perhaps even January? We’re still yet to get any sort of confirmation.