In conversation with Alan Welby, Innovation Director at the North East LEP, about the opening of The Biosphere.
North East England has been selected as the latest Ford Next Generation Learning (Ford NGL) community, the first outside of the United States, it was announced at a celebration event with teachers, students and their parents, at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead. Since last September, three pioneering local schools, Excelsior Academy, in Newcastle, […]
Four new European Regional Development Fund opportunities have opened in the North East LEP area. PA1 – Promoting Research and Innovation PA3 – SME Support – Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises PA4 – Supporting the shift towards a Low Carbon Economy in all Sectors PA5 – Promoting climate change adaptation, risk […]
A consortium of North East partners has today (Friday 28 June) welcomed the Government’s tourism sector deal announcement and set out the region’s intention to bid to become a Tourism Zone. Part of the UK Government’s Modern Industrial Strategy, the new tourism sector deal will stimulate further growth and improve the productivity and performance of […]
All employers in England, whether they’re levy-paying or not, will soon have access to all the benefits of the apprenticeship service.
A group of parents and students from two North East schools have spent the day visiting Newcastle College Energy Academy in North Tyneside and businesses at the Port of Blyth in Northumberland, meeting people who work in the energy sector and finding out about some of the different career paths open to them. The day […]
Jen Rea, Inbound Tourism Manager at Newcastle International Airport, explains how a new inbound tourism strategy can benefit businesses and communities across the North East. Newcastle International Airport recently launched a new inbound tourism strategy. This is a major new part of our agenda here at the airport, with the aim of increasing numbers of […]
North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Senior Economist Victoria Sutherland gave her reaction to today’s regional labour market statistics. “It’s very disappointing to see that today’s statistics show that the number of people across the North East in employment has fallen over both the last quarter and the year. In total, there are 26,000 fewer […]
A report released this week by the Education and Employers charity shows that students who learn about the world of work through direct contact with employers are more motivated to achieve better grades at school – findings which correlate directly with the work we are already carrying out with schools and businesses here in the […]
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has published its annual report, detailing its activities during 2018-2019. Helen Golightly, Chief Executive of the North East LEP, reflects on what’s been achieved for the North East during the past year. The last year has been a positive one for the North East, despite the current uncertainty […]
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