Published date: 3 July 2020

Last edited date: 8 September 2020

Closed early engagement

Closing date: 10 September 2020

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

3 July 2020

Closing date

10 September 2020

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The purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to notify the market of the national roll-out of Teaching School Hubs (TSH). Market engagement events took place on 9th and 10th July and recordings of those events are available at the links below.

If you wish to check your school's eligibility for this programme, you may download the eligibility checker and follow the instructions in the document.

Please view the Attached documents for further information.

Please download the attached interactive map to see the draft geographical areas. The final boundaries will be published when the application round opens.

The DfE will update this notice with the date that the application round will open in due course. It is expected to open in September.

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This notice is for information only and is not a call for competition. The Department reserves the right not to enter a formal procurement process and not proceed with grant award. Accordingly, the Department will not be liable for any bid cost, expenditure, work or effort incurred by any school or other organisation in acting on the basis of this Prior Information Notice.

All future information will be issued to interested applicants via the DfE e-Tendering Portal. Applicants can access this system at: for details of how to register and the terms of free registration.

All information included in this notice is indicative and subject to change

About the buyer


Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street


Closing date: 10 September 2020