Published date: 6 September 2017

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 20 September 2017

Contract summary


  • System quality assurance assessment and review services - 72225000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

6 September 2017

Closing date

20 September 2017

Contract start date

2 October 2017

Contract end date

29 December 2017

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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The design and delivery of a series of specialist events to raise awareness among Further Education staff about the reforms to technical education. The government is introducing new college-based programmes, called T Levels, in 2020. By providing high level messages relating to the reforms, these events will help FE heads of curriculum to factor these changes into their plans and effectively engage with the public consultation at the end of this year (2017). The successful bidder must be available to deliver 7 full and/or half-day events between 9th October and 15th December.
PLEASE NOTE: DfE will be administering the procurement process electronically via the DfE e-Procurement Solution portal; BravoSolution. No hard copy documents will be issued and all communications with DfE (including final submission of tenders) will be conducted via the Bravo Solution Portal. Bidders can register here:
For any assistance required in registering bidders should contact the Bravo helpdesk:

About the buyer


Cheylesmore House South


Closing: 20 September 2017