Department for Education Initial Training for Educational Psychologists
We are looking for an educational psychology doctorate training provider in the East of England to train 10 NCTL funded educational psychology trainees.
Location of contract
East of England
Value of contract
01 March 2017
03 April 2017
Contract start date
01 September 2017
Contract end date
31 August 2021
See ‘Attachments’ for a word version of the description and additional information. We are looking for an educational psychology doctorate training provider in the East of England to train 10 NCTL funded educational psychology trainees, starting in September / October 2018 to provide a flow of newly qualified educational psychologists to the workforce in the region. The training provider must be in a position to begin recruitment to the course via a central recruitment system run by the Association of Educational Psychology in the autumn of 2017.
The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL), an executive agency of the DfE, is therefore seeking a training provider to
• Deliver the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) accredited (or equivalent) doctorate level, initial training for educational psychologists in the East of England.
• The programme will run on a three year cycle, and will include, university based training with practice placements where trainees will work in an educational psychology service, alongside a senior educational psychologists on practice placement.
About the buyer
National College for Teaching and Leadership, Business Delivery and Transformation Division, 2nd Floor, Piccadilly Gate, Store Street,
Description and additional information
See ‘Attachments’ for a word version of the description and additional information. The estimated contract value is £503,889K inclusive of all expenses and VAT for one intake. This includes all elements of the programme including Year One Bursaries (£159,500). Registration for the procurement: REDIMO2 is the National College’s E-Procurement system, developed to provide a central source of information and advice regarding this tendering activity. This tendering opportunity is being managed using REDIMO2 and responses to this ITB must be made by answering the evaluation questions within REDIMO2. To access the ITB documentation and/or respond to this opportunity, please log into REDIMO2. (https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login/?cid=DFE ). Further guidance regarding this process can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education/about/procurement. Evaluation: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Responses will be used to undertake an assessment of your organisation’s technical and professional ability to provide the goods/services based on the most economically advantageous tender with a 75%/25% quality/price ratio Indicative key dates for this procurement activity: 2st March 2017 – issue of invitation to tender via REDIMO 3rd April 2017, 13.00 – deadline date for bids September 2017 – indicative contract start (subject to agreement with DfE ministers)
How to apply
Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.