Research Contract – Learning Gain Research
Contract value: £30,000 – £50,000. While significant research has been undertaken elsewhere in the world, and in schools education in the UK (particularly on value-added), there has to date been comparatively little attention to the issue in UK higher education.
RE140092HEFCE – Learning Gain Research
This deadline is for…The final date for the submission of completed bid responses is 12pm on 30th May 2014
Contract value: £30,000 – £50,000
Location where the contract is to be carried out:United Kingdom
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes
Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes
Name of the buying organisation:UK Shared Business Services Ltd.
Description of the contract
2. There is growing interest around the world in measuring how much students in HE learn, and the contribution that institutions, courses and particular educational activities make to that learning. While there is in principle a difference between ‘learning gain’ – students’ improvements in skills and knowledge – and ‘value-added’ – the contribution of particular factors (such as the institution attended) to that improvement, the terms are often used interchangeably. While significant research has been undertaken elsewhere in the world, and in schools education in the UK (particularly on value-added), there has to date been comparatively little attention to the issue in UK higher education.
Classification of the contract
73210000Research consultancy services
79310000Market research services
79300000Market and economic research; polling and statistics
Contract type:Services – 8
Is it a framework agreement?No
Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No
Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents
Estimated length of contract:5 Months
Who to contact
Contact nameLaura Gawthorn
Organisation nameUK Shared Business Services Ltd.
AddressNorth Star House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1FF