Win a visit to Strasbourg for VI Formers

Europe Direct Durham is able to offer 24 VI Formers from our region the chance to travel to Strasbourg and take part in a day of debate at the European Parliament. The visit is fully funded and places are awarded to winning entrants in our Euroscola competition. Full details are here Competition for Sixth formers…

Our classrooms through a global lens

A huge thank you to all who spoke at our very well attended conference yesterday. A special thank you to the presenters for agreeing to share their wonderful presentations which can be found in the links below. If you would like to contact any of our presenters, contact details are given on their presentation slides…

Privacy notice

Please find a copy of our new privacy notice here Privacy notice

Song for Europe winners 2018

The winners of this year’s Song for Europe competition are pupils from Newbottle Primary Academy in Houghton le Spring with their rendition of Chu Chu Ua. The lively rendition, complete with actions had the whole audience of over 300 pupils from 26 North East schools on their feet. St Aloysius Roman Catholic School from Hebburn…

Industry bright sparks

This year’s Industry Spark organised by First face to Face Ltd and supported by Europe Direct Durham saw teams from school sin North Tyneside pitch their business ideas to industry experts in various fields. A video record of the final is available to watch here ; Youtube video

Brexit and citizens’ rights

We will be joined by our MEP and a solicitor from Seraphus, specialising in citizens’ rights, for our round table discussion on 20 September. Save the date !!

Brexit and business – save the date

Our Europe Direct centre is organising three themed events in the Autumn; around business, citizens’ rights and higher education. Make sure that you save the date and join us for a stimulating information and discussion session.  

European Day of Languages Grants

  We are offering schools the chance to bid for a small grant of £75 to run an event in school on or around the European Day of Languages. In 2018, we are asking that schools use this funding to demonstrate links with eth world of work. You could organise role play activities, invite a…