Published date: 14 February 2019

Last edited date: 23 February 2021

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.



Closing: 10 March 2023, 11:59pm

Contract summary

Industry

  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£6,500,000

Procurement reference

1303

Published date

14 February 2019

Closing date

10 March 2023

Closing time

11:59pm

Contract start date

11 March 2023

Contract end date

11 March 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Call off from a Dynamic Purchasing System

A mini-competition or direct purchase from a pre-established dynamic purchasing system.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes


Description

To be sourced and invited to respond to opportunities published via the 'Education and Children's Social Care' Dynamic Purchasing System (ECSC DPS) you will need to be an approved member of the ECSC DPS prior to the issue of the opportunity you are interested in, please be aware access to tenders that have been issued prior to you becoming an approved member of the ECSC DPS cannot be granted retrospectively.

In order to apply to join the ECSC DPS you will need to be registered on the Jaggaer system. Once registered please follow the guidance steps carefully as these will guide you through how to express your interest in the ECSC DPS, select the services your organisation can deliver and submit your application. You should allow at least six full working days for your application to join the ECSC DPS to be processed.

It is also crucial that you follow the guidance steps in order to select the ECSC-00 DPS category within your account profile. Submitted applications to join the DPS will not be considered unless this category has been selected.

This notice pertains to the establishment of a Dynamic Purchasing System being procured under the Light- Touch Regime pursuant to regulation 74 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

The system will be run via the Jaggaer platform, referred to as 'Jaggaer'.

The DPS will be applicable across the whole department and comprise several lots. The proposed lots and required associates are as follows, but not limited to:

A range of educational associates including:
• Assessors
• Brokers
• Children's services commissioners
• Children's social care intervention advisers
• Coaches
• Development of practitioner networks
• Due diligence services
• Evaluators
• Facilitators
• Finance and Governance advice
• Legal services
• Mentors
• National Curriculum Subject Matter Experts for Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and 2
• Operational development and delivery
• Practitioners
• Programme design and development
• Quality assurance
• Researchers
• Speakers
• Trainers
• Writers

The DPS has been extended and will run to 11th March 2023.

The estimated value is up to £6,500,000 GBP


More information

Attachments

Links

Additional text

Participants will be able to express their interest via the opportunities section of the Jaggaer portal. Supplier registration on the Jaggaer is required prior to this.

The system remain open to new members throughout its duration.

The contract start date has been set at the same date as the end date, ie 11 March 2023, which allows this advert to remain live for the duration of the DPS. The actual start date was 11 March 2016.


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer

Contact name

Arezou Solati

Address

Department for Education
Store Street
Manchester
M1 2WD
England

Email

arezou.solati@education.gov.uk


Closing: 10 March 2023, 11:59pm