Connecting Classrooms Through Global Learning Programme

Connecting Classrooms Through Global Learning Programme

The British Council and Department for International Development will co-fund the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning programme from 2018 to 2021 to provide opportunities for pupils in the UK and in the developing world to learn about and take action on global issues.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Education and training services

2018/S 129-294116

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

British Council
58 Whitworth Street
Manchester
M1 6BB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Caroline Doidge
E-mail: caroline.doidge@britishcouncil.org
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.britishcouncil.org

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Registered Charity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Connecting Classrooms for Global Learning 2018-2021: National expert lead organisations

Reference number: BC/00518

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The British Council and Department for International Development (DfID) will co-fund the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (Ccgl) programme (the “Programme”) from 2018 to 2021 to provide opportunities for pupils in the UK and in the developing world to learn about and take action on global issues, as well as to develop their key transferable skills through 6 main elements:

— Grants to support Degl networks of schools and partnership projects between schools in the UK and schools in developing countries,

— Professional development training for teachers and school leaders in the UK and developing countries,

— Online partnerships plus access to teaching and learning resources,

— School and teacher level accreditation and awards,

— Advocacy and awareness raising at policy level, and

— Monitoring and evaluation of the above elements.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

England

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKK
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The British Council and Department for International Development (DfID) will co-fund the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (Ccgl) programme (the “Programme”) from 2018 to 2021 to provide opportunities for pupils in the UK and in the developing world to learn about and take action on global issues, as well as to develop their key transferable skills through 6 main elements:

— Grants to support Degl networks of schools and partnership projects between schools in the UK and schools in developing countries,

— Professional development training for teachers and school leaders in the UK and developing countries,

— Online partnerships plus access to teaching and learning resources,

— School and teacher level accreditation and awards,

— Advocacy and awareness raising at policy level, and

— Monitoring and evaluation of the above elements.

The Department for International Development (DfID) is the UK government department responsible for international development and the reduction of poverty overseas. DfID believes that every child growing up in the UK should have the opportunity to learn about the world around them, about the essential facts of poverty and underdevelopment which face children their own age in other countries, and to develop the knowledge and skills to make judgements about global poverty, its causes, and what can be done to reduce it.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The continuation of services will be based on satisfactory performance and the progress of the supplier(s) against the specified deliverables and KPIs. The supplier(s) will be required to meet at least 80 % of the KPIs agreed for each year to proceed to the following implementation year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

TBC

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Northern Ireland

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The British Council and Department for International Development (DfID) will co-fund the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (Ccgl) programme (the “Programme”) from 2018 to 2021 to provide opportunities for pupils in the UK and in the developing world to learn about and take action on global issues, as well as to develop their key transferable skills through 6 main elements:

— Grants to support Degl networks of schools and partnership projects between schools in the UK and schools in developing countries,

— Professional development training for teachers and school leaders in the UK and developing countries,

— Online partnerships plus access to teaching and learning resources,

— School and teacher level accreditation and awards,

— Advocacy and awareness raising at policy level, and

— Monitoring and evaluation of the above elements.

The Department for International Development (DfID) is the UK government department responsible for international development and the reduction of poverty overseas. DfID believes that every child growing up in the UK should have the opportunity to learn about the world around them, about the essential facts of poverty and underdevelopment which face children their own age in other countries, and to develop the knowledge and skills to make judgements about global poverty, its causes, and what can be done to reduce it.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The continuation of services will be based on satisfactory performance and the progress of the supplier(s) against the specified deliverables and KPIs. The supplier(s) will be required to meet at least 80 % of the KPIs agreed for each year to proceed to the following implementation year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

TBC

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Scotland

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The British Council and Department for International Development (DfID) will co-fund the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (Ccgl) programme (the “Programme”) from 2018 to 2021 to provide opportunities for pupils in the UK and in the developing world to learn about and take action on global issues, as well as to develop their key transferable skills through 6 main elements:

— Grants to support Degl networks of schools and partnership projects between schools in the UK and schools in developing countries,

— Professional development training for teachers and school leaders in the UK and developing countries,

— Online partnerships plus access to teaching and learning resources,

— School and teacher level accreditation and awards,

— Advocacy and awareness raising at policy level, and

— Monitoring and evaluation of the above elements.

The Department for International Development (DfID) is the UK government department responsible for international development and the reduction of poverty overseas. DfID believes that every child growing up in the UK should have the opportunity to learn about the world around them, about the essential facts of poverty and underdevelopment which face children their own age in other countries, and to develop the knowledge and skills to make judgements about global poverty, its causes, and what can be done to reduce it.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The continuation of services will be based on satisfactory performance and the progress of the supplier(s) against the specified deliverables and KPIs. The supplier(s) will be required to meet at least 80 % of the KPIs agreed for each year to proceed to the following implementation year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

TBC

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Wales

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Wales

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The British Council and Department for International Development (DfID) will co-fund the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (Ccgl) programme (the “Programme”) from 2018 to 2021 to provide opportunities for pupils in the UK and in the developing world to learn about and take action on global issues, as well as to develop their key transferable skills through 6 main elements: — Grants to support Degl networks of schools and partnership projects between schools in the UK and schools in developing countries,

— Professional development training for teachers and school leaders in the UK and developing countries,

— Online partnerships plus access to teaching and learning resources,

— School and teacher level accreditation and awards,

— Advocacy and awareness raising at policy level, and

— Monitoring and evaluation of the above elements.

The Department for International Development (DfID) is the UK government department responsible for international development and the reduction of poverty overseas. DfID believes that every child growing up in the UK should have the opportunity to learn about the world around them, about the essential facts of poverty and underdevelopment which face children their own age in other countries, and to develop the knowledge and skills to make judgements about global poverty, its causes, and what can be done to reduce it.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The continuation of services will be based on satisfactory performance and the progress of the supplier(s) against the specified deliverables and KPIs. The supplier(s) will be required to meet at least 80 % of the KPIs agreed for each year to proceed to the following implementation year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

TBC

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 06/08/2018
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/08/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers who wish to express an interest and take part in the tender process will be required to register on our e-Tendering portal In-Tend hosted at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil. Once registered, bidders must log-in to the website where they can view the project and access the bidders pack and submit their return. Bidders will also be required to demonstrate their capability and `means of proof` will be required. These conditions are outlined in the ITT.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Council
10 Spring Gardens
London
SW1A 2BN
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

04/07/2018