Published date: 14 February 2019

Last edited date: 20 May 2024

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

Closing: 30 March 2026, 11:59pm

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

United Kingdom, Isle of Man, Channel Islands, British Oversea Territories, Europe, Rest of the World

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

14 February 2019

Closing date

30 March 2026

Closing time


Contract start date

31 March 2026

Contract end date

31 March 2026

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.

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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
• Curriculum Subject Matter Experts for Educational Settings Services
• Operational development and delivery
• Practitioners
• Programme design and development
• Quality assurance
• Researchers
• Speakers
• Trainers
• Writers

The DPS has been extended and will run to 31st March 2026.

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

More information



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, i.e. 31 March 2026, which allows this advert to remain live for the duration of the DPS. The DPS commencement 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

Finn Morgan


Piccadilly Gate, Store Street
Store Street
M1 2WD
United Kingdom