60262-2019: United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

Contract notice

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Charity

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment Phase 6 — Developing English practice in FE

Reference number: PD 18/19.17

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment (OTLA) programme draws together the ETF’s activity to support practitioners to improve and develop their practice. The 2 aims of the OTLA programme are to:

1) Improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment in the FE and training sector, and

2) Support increased professionalism for practitioners in the sector. OTLA is underpinned by the professional standards. The programme is made up of 4 different strands:

— collaborative projects,

— professional exchanges,

— support, training and resources, and

— practitioner research programme. This tender relates to delivery of work in the collaborative projects strand.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 280 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no



II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)







II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The ETF would like to appoint a tenderer to deliver Phase 6 if the Outstanding, Teaching, Learning and Assessment (OTLA) Programme. OTLA Phase 6 will support the improvement of English teaching, learning and assessment. The collaborative projects should explore how practitioners can better develop learner’s literacy, reading and writing skills through their teaching or training practice. This could be through:

1) Innovative approaches, including using formative assessment and tracking data to enhance learner progress;

2) Programme planning and differentiation for mixed ability groups.

Collaborative projects should be undertaken in a range of subject areas, which can include explicit English delivery, although we would encourage English practitioners to work with those in other subject areas.

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: 22/03/2019

End: 20/03/2020

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

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

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.1.1)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: 06/03/2019

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:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/03/2019

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:

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Education and Training Foundation
First Floor, 157 — 197 Buckingham Palace Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2037408280

Internet 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: