Published date: 3 June 2020

This notice was replaced on 11 March 2021

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 11 March 2021, last edited 23 March 2021)

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Contract summary


  • Research and development services and related consultancy services - 73000000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

3 June 2020

Closing date

11 June 2020

Contract start date

6 July 2020

Contract end date

29 January 2021

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements below the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



We are seeking a contractor to set up and manage a new online parent and pupil panel for the Department for Education to help us monitor the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on children and young people. The panel should consist of around 2,500 primary school parents and 2,500 secondary school pupils and their parents. After initial recruitment to the panel, we would expect to run short surveys with parents and pupils on a regular monthly or bimonthly basis until mid-January 2021.
The deadline for receipt of expressions of interest is 23.59 on Wednesday 10th June 2020

More information


Additional text

EOI responses should be no more than 750 words

About the buyer


St Pauls Place
S1 2JF