Connecting classrooms with careers across the Tees Valley.

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We need to work together to support young people and provide engaging, interactive and meaningful career experiences.

For schools and colleges, it’s easy to get involved in our programmes. They’re open to all schools and colleges in the Tees Valley and are designed to integrate easily into individual careers programmes in-line with the national Gatsby careers framework. 

If your business would like to play its part in inspiring young people across the Tees Valley, we’ll provide all the support you need to get involved in our programmes.

Schools and Colleges

Our programmes provide unique and life-enriching experiences that help young people engage with employers, increase understanding of career opportunities, improve skills and raise aspirations.

Linking the curriculum with careers, these initiatives are open to all schools and colleges in the Tees Valley and are designed to integrate easily into stable and structured careers programmes in-line with the national Gatsby careers framework. They’re also simple to plan and manage through our online platform and are delivered completely free of charge.

Alongside workplace-based activities, we offer a range of tailored virtual experiences and online career insights, delivered in partnership with Speakers for Schools. These inspiring and interactive placements connect the classroom with business; opening the door to opportunities and providing a glimpse into a wide range of industries and sectors. 

Businesses

Play your part in improving the future of young people across the Tees Valley. No matter your size or sector, you can help deliver programmes that inspire, influence and shape the workforce of tomorrow.

We know that recruitment, skills development and talent retention is a key challenge facing companies across all industries. That’s why our industry-led programmes are designed around local business needs and regional skills strategies, with a focus on not just increasing work-based skills and awareness, but also on improving life skills, changing attitudes, developing networks and building ambitions.

It’s easy to get involved and there’s no cost attached. We will plan and deliver the sessions and provide our full support; all we need is your time, passion and commitment to open the doors of your business to young people in the Tees Valley. Join over 150 businesses today.


Want to find out more?

If you’d like to get involved with High Tide, please call Lauren on 07834 176945 or drop us an email at lauren@hightidefoundation.co.uk.

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days spent connecting young people with businesses through immersive virtual placements and inspiring workplace experiences.

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young people engaged with and supported to increase awareness, improve skills, build confidence and raise aspirations.

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businesses of all sectors and sizes, helping to showcase opportunities and shape the workforce of tomorrow.


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The programme has inspired me because I thought Engineering was just for boys but now I know that girls are able to exact same jobs as men.

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Year 8 student from Redcar

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I thought you’d have to leave the area to get a job as a filmmaker but, because of High Tide, I’m now doing that in my home town. It's just the best. 

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Year 11 students from Stockton

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Before I did the High Tide work experience programme I didn’t really know anything about job opportunities in Tees Valley.  Now I know what I want to do and High Tide has helped me get there.

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Year 11 student from Middlesbrough

"Because of High Tide I now know that I want to get an apprenticeship with a local company and be an Engineer."

Year 9 student from Middlesbrough

"I am grateful for my visit and experience; I now know my career aims and what I need to do to get there. Some of my best memories are because of High Tide and I would recommend it to all young people."

Year 9 student from Middlesbrough

"My experience has provided me with amazing opportunities and allowed me to meet very influential people who have helped me to gain confidence and skills that I can take with me for the rest of my life."

Year 10 student from Stockton


Access for all

Our programmes are open to schools and colleges across the Tees Valley, and delivered by businesses of all shapes and sizes.

Free of charge

It’s simple to get involved and easy to organise. Our initiatives are delivered completely free of charge to schools and colleges.

Fully Supported

For businesses, it’s straight-forward to support. We’ll plan and deliver sessions; all we need is your time, passion and commitment.


Want to find out more?

If you’d like to get involved with High Tide, please call Lauren on 07834 176945 or drop us an email at lauren@hightidefoundation.co.uk.

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