If you’re looking for factsheets or general information about the High Tide Foundation and how we work, then here is a list of useful websites and resources.
The Send Gatsby Benchmark Toolkit
This toolkit was created so that Enterprise Coordinators and Enterprise Advisers can better understand the career landscape for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
The UK Ports Sector – Careers and Jobs
The ports sector is diverse, embracing a wide range of activities that are critical to many parts of the UK economy. The UK ports sector is made up of the ports themselves, harbours, private terminals, stevedoring companies and specialist labour supply organisations. In total there are around 500 companies, employing approximately 25,500 people.
Maritime Industry and STEM Careers
Design of ships, boats and other offshore structures is one key area of activity. Every use of the sea needs the range of skills available in marine technology. Qualified marine engineers create propulsion and control systems for ships, oil platforms, underwater and offshore vehicles.
Useful Websites and Resources
Check out some useful links to websites and resources.
The Importance of STEM to UK Maritime Industry
The maritime industry particularly looks for applicants with STEM-related qualifications to enable recruits to keep up with the ever increasing technological advances, or to have a sound understanding of mathematics for the marine financial area.
Teesport is located less than a mile from the mouth of the River Tees. It’s a deep-water facility with a natural marine opening, providing lock-free access to the North Sea.
Ports have, throughout history, been a place where goods and people arrive or leave the country by sea. The UK port industry, by virtue of our long coastline and maritime history, is the largest in Europe, handling over 500 million tonnes of freight in 2010.
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