E-Assessment Platform Tender

E-Assessment Platform Tender

The University seeks to procure a web-based platform for students to complete multiple-choice question examinations online. 

United Kingdom-Sunderland: Software package and information systems

2018/S 193-436760

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Sunderland
Edinburgh Building, Chester Road, Sunderland
Sunderland
SR1 3SD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Phil Beardmore
Telephone: +44 1915152146
E-mail: philip.beardmore@sunderland.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKC23
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.sunderland.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sunderland.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

University of Sunderland — E-Assessment

Reference number: UoS/E-Assessment/0918

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University seeks to procure a web-based platform for students to complete multiple-choice question examinations online. The University require cloud based secure storage of a question database, student scores and examination papers, with a system that is capable of administering a variety of questions including: multiple choice, single best answer, extending matching, case study based, essay and rubric / OSCE and practical examination scoring among others.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC23
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Online Examination System Project Advert The University of Sunderland is committed to the continuous development of student experience and education through technology enhanced learning. As such, the University is seeking to procure a secure online examination and assessment platform to be implemented across all four of the University’s campuses (Sunderland city campus, Sunderland Sir Tom Cowie campus, London campus and Hong Kong campus). The University seeks to procure a web-based platform for students to complete multiple-choice question examinations online. The University require cloud based secure storage of a question database, student scores and examination papers, with a system that is capable of administering a variety of questions including: multiple choice, single best answer, extending matching, case study based, essay and rubric / OSCE and practical examination scoring among others. The system must allow students to use their own devices to complete the examinations, and must lock down each device, whether that be a student’s or the University’s, throughout the examination period. The University also require a system that provides psychometric capabilities, with the ability to select questions based on psychometric performance. Along with this, the University are seeking a system that allows online grading and marks release with the capability to integrate with other systems for marks transfer. To enable the University to implement this solution in line with agreed timescales, suppliers are asked to note and confirm their availability to deliver to the following key dates:

— Go Live – 1.7.2019.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: no

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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: no
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: 05/11/2018
Local time: 12:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/11/2018
Local time: 17:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Sunderland
Edinburgh Building, Chester Road
Sunderland
SR1 3SD
United Kingdom
E-mail: maureen.casey@sunderland.ac.uk
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:

03/10/2018

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