A report from the Education and Employers charity has called for more to be done to tackle an 'aspiration-reality disconnect' between the career ambitions of young people, and the jobs available.
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP), has commented on today’s regional labour market statistics, released by the Office for National Statistics. The data covers both the North East LEP and Tees Valley LEP areas and is for the August to October 2019 quarter. In addition, Annual Population Survey data for the period […]
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) has announced three new appointments to its Board. Founder and MD for Fusion PR Creative, John McCabe, and TSG Marine Operations Director, Erika Leadbeater, replace outgoing Board members David Land and Farooq Hakim. Carol Botten, Chief Executive of VONNE (Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East) also joins […]
Durham University, in partnership with Durham Sixth Form Centre, will open a new flagship Mathematics School in 2022 to help raise attainment in mathematics and other STEM subject across the North East.
Sunderland Software City, which supports digital and tech businesses to grow and become sustainable, is part of the North East Digital for Growth Workforce delivery group. We spoke to Jill McKinney, Head of Skills and Training at Sunderland Software City, about how the working group is addressing the complexity of the digital skills gap and […]
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), has commented on today’s regional labour market statistics, released by the Office for National Statistics. The data covers both the North East LEP and Tees Valley LEP areas and is for the August to October 2019 quarter. Senior Economist, Victoria Sutherland said, “Today’s labour market statistics for the […]
A key driver for a strong and resilient economy is good connectivity. Without it, people, goods and data can’t be moved easily and efficiently, which impacts productivity and performance.
Stuart Lynn, Chair of the North East Digital for Growth steering group, explains how the region’s new digital strategy is being carried forward. A former Chief Technical Officer at Sage UK, Stuart went on to found Tech North East and is also Visiting Professor of Technology at the University of Sunderland. As a huge advocate […]
Michelle Rainbow, Skills Director at the North East LEP, provides an update on the North East Ambition Career Benchmarks: Primary Pilot.
Universities in the North East are leading the way in developing solutions to global challenges such as ageing and productivity. At Newcastle University, Dame Professor Louise Robinson has been recognised for her research into ageing. Professor Dame Louise Robinson is one of the Nation’s Lifesavers – the top 100 individuals or groups based in universities […]
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