Alternative Learning – Luton – Approved Suppliers List

Alternative Learning – Luton – Approved Suppliers List

Alternative learning providers are to provide Luton Council with education settings that meet the needs of learners who are permanently excluded.

United Kingdom-Luton: Special education services

2020/S 201-486884

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Luton Council
Postal address: Town Hall, George Street
Town: Luton
NUTS code: UKH21 Luton
Postal code: LU1 2BQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Caroline Sturman
E-mail: caroline.sturman@luton.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.luton.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.luton.gov.uk

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=9f748c93-8884-ea11-80ff-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=9f748c93-8884-ea11-80ff-005056b64545

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:

Luton Council Approved Suppliers List for Alternative Learning Provision

 

Reference number: DN466024

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80340000 Special education services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Alternative learning providers are to provide Luton Council with education settings that meet the needs of learners who are permanently excluded or not school ready, or are signed off from school on medical grounds.

Luton Council intends to set up an approved provider list of suitable qualified providers.

There will be a support session for this procurement to assist providers with the basic tender process on 14 October 2020 at 3.30 p.m. If you wish to attend please email caroline.sturman@luton.gov.uk

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH21 Luton

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Alternative learning providers are to provide Luton Council with education settings that meet the needs of learners who are permanently excluded or not school ready, or are signed off from school on medical grounds.

Alternative learning providers will consider safeguarding their number one priority as the students who are placed by the alternative learning and progression service are extremely vulnerable and detailed attention by each provider will be needed to keep all of these students safe. Alternative providers will provide students with a curriculum that is robust and fit for purpose, but is forward thinking enough to open opportunities to return to school or to follow aspirational post 16 course and destinations. Luton Council intends to set up an approved provider list of suitable qualified providers.

 

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

End: 31/08/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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 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.1.8)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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 235-576096

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 11/11/2020
Local time: 12:00
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.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/11/2020
Local time: 12:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The Local Government Ombudsman
Town: Coventry
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/10/2020