Teacher Training Programme Cambridgeshire 

Teacher Training Programme Cambridgeshire

The Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area is inviting providers to provide a Foundation Teacher Training Programme for 20 trainees. 

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Education and training services

2018/S 095-217083

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
Cambridge
CB3 0AP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr David Isaacs
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH12
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.lgss.co.uk/about/

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://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Cambridgeshire County Council Opportunity Area Foundation Teacher Training Programme

Reference number: DN335560

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area is inviting providers to provide a Foundation Teacher Training Programme for 20 trainees. The successful provider will need to demonstrate exceptional, relevant skill to provide teacher training and an understanding of the specific barriers and challenges in the area. The successful provider will design and deliver a high-quality teacher training programme, aimed primarily (not exclusively) at those who are already working as teaching assistants in local schools. The training will be school-based and lead to Qualified Teacher Status. The successful provider will be required to recruit and select the trainees for the programme and the placement schools. The successful provider must be an accredited teacher training provider. Any staff who will be working in schools, must have a valid DBS check. If there are any staff changes, new staff will also require a DBS checks and Cambridgeshire County Council must be notified of these changes.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 213 000.00 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)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH12

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area is inviting providers to provide a Foundation Teacher Training Programme for 20 trainees. The successful provider will need to demonstrate exceptional, relevant skill to provide teacher training and an understanding of the specific barriers and challenges in the area. The successful provider will design and deliver a high-quality teacher training programme, aimed primarily (not exclusively) at those who are already working as teaching assistants in local schools. The training will be school-based and lead to Qualified Teacher Status. The successful provider will be required to recruit and select the trainees for the programme and the placement schools. The successful provider must be an accredited teacher training provider. Any staff who will be working in schools, must have a valid DBS check. If there are any staff changes, new staff will also require a DBS checks and Cambridgeshire County Council must be notified of these changes.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 213 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 15/06/2018
Local time: 12:00

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

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

n/a
n/a
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the Contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from (refer to address in Part I.1). If an appeal regarding the award of Contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Chapter 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a Contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the Court may order the ineffectiveness of a Contract where serious breach have occurred in addition to any fine, the Court may instead provide for alternative penalties, either contract shortening, fines or both.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/05/2018

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