T Level Professional Development Tender

T Level Professional Development Tender

Workstream 1: CPD for Middle Managers.

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2019/S 062-144077

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Education and Training Foundation
First Floor, 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2037408280
E-mail: tenderqueries@etfoundation.co.uk
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.et-foundation.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA28768

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.mytenders.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.mytenders.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Charity

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

T Level Professional Development offer: Organisational Readiness

Reference number: SD 19/20.2

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This tender relates to Strand 5 of the T Level Professional Development offer.

The focus of this work is to provide CPD on leading and managing change for T Levels and will be aimed at middle managers and governors, across the sector.

The Education and Training Foundation are seeking to appoint a tenderer(s) to deliver three workstreams of activity:

Workstream 1: CPD for Middle Managers;

Workstream 2: Mentoring for Middle Managers;

Workstream 3: CPD for Governors and Board Members.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 536 000.00 GBP

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)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

ENGLAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The training in this Strand is intended for providers delivering T Levels in 2020 and 2021 and for the wider sector (note, there will be an initial 2-week window for 2020/21 providers to sign up for face to face events first).

It aims to achieve the following objectives:

— middle managers understand what is required to lead and influence their organisations towards the change required for effective T Level delivery,

— development of a set of skills to feel confident in leading change, including motivating and inspiring their teams,

— development of a set of skills to be able to understand and practically lead the change on the ground (this CPD will provide the practical training of how to go about doing this),

— governors have the understanding and skills to steer the strategic change required for their organisations to plan for and deliver T Levels.

Tenderers may submit responses for 1, 2 or 3 workstreams. They are not obliged to bid for all workstreams together. There should be a separate Appendix B completed for each workstream.

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

Start: 21/05/2019
End: 31/03/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to the availability of funding and sufficiently high-quality performance of the successful tenderer during the initial phase of the contract, we would like to include a right to extend any contract for up to a maximum of 2 further years.

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

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:

Subject to the availability of funding and sufficiently high-quality performance of the successful tenderer during the initial phase of the contract, we would like to include a right to extend any contract for up to a maximum of 2 further years.

Work after 31.3.2020 is subject to grant funding from the Department for Education (DfE) for the ETF.

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: 29/04/2019
Local time: 09:00
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: 29/04/2019
Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders website at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=215404

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(MT Ref:215404)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Education and Training Foundation
First Floor, 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2037408280Internet address: http://www.et-foundation.co.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/03/2019

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