Published date: 20 April 2022

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: 23 May 2022, 1pm

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

20 April 2022

Closing date

23 May 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

22 July 2022

Contract end date

31 August 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

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

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

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The Department for Education has provided over 1 million tutoring courses since the launch of the National Tutoring Programme in 2020. We are seeking to build on this for Academic Years 22/23 and 23/24 by giving schools greater freedom to design and deliver a tutoring offer that meets the needs of their pupils, alongside
making the programme simpler and more flexible.

To achieve this, we are seeking a supplier(s) to deliver the training and development of Tutors and Academic Mentors (AMs recruited through LOT 3). The Supplier will therefore be responsible for:

* Providing high-quality training, the content and delivery of which is applicable to a variety of participants
* Ensuring that training is available to at least 25,000 participants in AY22/23 and 20,000 participants in AY23/24
* Ensuring that training is available on an ongoing basis starting from September 2022
* Monitoring and evaluating its training offer

Therefore, the Secretary of State for Education via Department for Education (the Buyer) is undertaking a procurement to appoint a Supplier(s), for the provision of this element of the National Tutoring Programme. The Term of the Contract shall commence on or around 1st August 2022 for AY 2022/23 and expire on 31 August 2024 (the end of AY 23/24), subject to earlier termination in accordance with the provisions of the Contract.

More information


Additional text

In order to participate in this contract opportunity please express your interest in the opportunity via the Departments eTendering portal: Jaggaer

Navigate to the home page and click 'view opportunities' where you will find: National Tutoring Programme - Delivery partner(s) from AY 2022/23

About the buyer


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