Rise of the Entrepreneurs

Durham International Festival of Enterprise is a new business event aimed at showcasing enterprise and innovation in Durham and the North East of England. It offers an amazing opportunity to gain practical advice and inspiration from experts and peers who will share their views, advice and experiences on growing and succeeding in business. The 3-day Festival will attract…

Euroscola filming underway

The winning pupils in our Euroscola competition met at the Tyneside Cinema’s pop up film school this week to film their scripts. The competition entrants had been asked to script a news broadcast which presented the outcome which they would most prefer as a result of negotiations between the British government and the countries of…

Preparing for the Year of the Rooster

The British Council has produced an exciting curriculum resource pack for primary schools which wish to mark the Chinese New Year with their pupils. 2017/18 is the Year of the Rooster. Those born in the year of the rooster are very observant, hardworking, resourceful, courageous, and talented. Roosters are very confident in themselves. The resources…

с новым годом

To mark the Russian Christmas, we wanted to share with you two short films which were produced by pupils at schools in County Durham and which tell the story of the Snow Maiden, Snegurochka. Snegurochka is the symbol of Durham’s twin Russian city, Kostroma. Made of ice and snow she was gifted to a childless…

New Year …

Europe Direct North East England hopes that 2017 will be a very productive and peaceful year for all of our readers. We are pleased that our work programme for 2017 has been approved and that we are able to offer a number of events to schools and organisations in the North East region. In the…