Tender for Online Learning Modules for Early Learning and Childcare

Tender for Online Learning Modules for Early Learning and Childcare

Lot 1: Module 1. Understanding the social determinants of children’s outcomes in the early years.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: E-learning services

2019/S 007-012823

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Scottish Government
Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw
Glasgow
G2 8LU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Julia Kerr
Telephone: +44 1312443126
E-mail: julia.kerr@gov.scot
NUTS code: UKM

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: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Online Learning Modules for Early Learning and Childcare

Reference number: Case 436997

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80420000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Case 436997 Online Learning Modules for Early Learning and Childcare for the period 1.4.2019 to 31.3.2022 with the option to extend for a period of 12 months.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Modules 1 to 3

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72212931
79632000
79633000
80000000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80521000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1:

Module 1. Understanding the social determinants of children’s outcomes in the early years.

Module 2. Supporting parents to further engage in their children’s development.

Module 3. Supporting the development and progression of children’s early language and literacy.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2022

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Modules 4 and 5

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72212931
79632000
79633000
80000000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80521000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2:

Module 4 — Developing an understanding of curriculum rationale.

Module 5 — Tracking and monitoring of children’s learning to ensure continuity and progression, including during key transition stages.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2022

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Module 8

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72212931
79632000
79633000
80400000
80000000
80500000
80510000
80521000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 5:

Module 8 — Mentoring and competency-based coaching to help with the induction of staff.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2022

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Module 9

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72212931
79632000
79633000
80000000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80521000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 6:

Module 9 — Skills in delivering learning in an outdoor environment.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2022

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Module 7

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72212931
79632000
79633000
80000000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80521000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4:

Module 7 — Staff skills, knowledge and confidence in delivering learning in STEM subjects.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2022

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Module 6

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72212931
79632000
79633000
80000000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80521000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3:

Module 6 — Building confidence in identifying and responding to additional support needs.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2022

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Statement for 4B.4

Bidders must demonstrate a Current Ratio of no less than 1.0.

Current Ratio will be calculated as follows: net current assets divided by net current liabilities.

There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the bidders economic and financial standing.

Statement for 4C.1.2: Bidders will be required to demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services with examples relevant to the module(s) being tendered for, experience in designing and delivering training with at least some online content.

Please note: In PCS-T, responses to 4C.1.2 should be given as a clearly labelled attachment to this question.

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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:

Open 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: 12/02/2019
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:

ESPD will be scored on a pass/fail basis.

The contract award criteria will be Price 30%/Quality 70 %.

Question Scoring Methodology for Award Criteria outlined in invitation to tender:

0 — Unacceptable. Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

1 — Poor. Response is partially relevant but generally poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

2 — Acceptable. Response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

3 — Good. Response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

4 — Excellent. Response is completely relevant and excellent overall.

Bidders must complete the ESPD (Scotland) to demonstrate adherence to the Exclusion and Selection Criteria for this procurement.

Statement for 4B.5

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any contract, the following:

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 1 000 000 GBP

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 500 000 GBP

If there are named subcontractors/technicians upon which the bidder will rely to meet the selection criteria, these named parties must complete and reattach the ESPD Supplier Response Form attached to ESPD questions 2C.1.1 (Technicians) and 2D.1.2 (Subcontractors) on PCS-T. These parties must complete the first three sections of the ESPD form, as well as any part of the section 4 selection criteria that the main bidder will rely upon the parties to fulfil. If parties have not yet been identified, this information may be required at a later date. Scottish Government reserves the right to request this information from relevant parties upon whom the main bidder will not rely to fulfil selection criteria.

4C.10 Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to sub-contract and if so, for what proportion of the contract.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 12627. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:568088)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scottish Government
Victoria Quay, Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312447556Internet address: http://www.scotland.gov.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:

08/01/2019

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