Department for Education School Governor Support Service

Department for Education School Governor Support Service

This notice pertains to the potential award of a contract to provide advice to school governors in maintained schools, Academies and Free Schools England.

Reference number: 1059

Deadline date:02/08/2013

This deadline is for… 5pm 2nd August to register an interest in attending the Supplier Day

Contract value:£0 – £1

Location where the contract is to be carried out: England

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Department for Education

 

Description of the contract

This notice pertains to the potential award of a contract to provide advice to school governors in maintained schools, Academies and Free Schools England. The current contract expires on 31st December 2013. The current contract consists of telephony, email and web based advice. The Department want to explore the possibility of continuing to provide school governor advice and engage with the market to identify the best way to do this. We would expect the value of the contract to be in the region of 100,000-150,000 GBP per annum (excluding VAT). If a new contract was awarded it would be at the 1st January 2014 at the earliest and possibly anytime up to 6 months following this date. A Supplier Day is planned at the Departments Offices in Sheffield on the 7th August 2013. The Supplier Day will provide the opportunity for any interested organisations to input into the potential specifications in an open and safe environment and will encourage innovative thinking based on outcomes rather than inputs. The supplier day will also be an opportunity for potential suppliers to ask questions regarding the potential contract. If you consider yourself to be a potential supplier and are interested in attending please send an email expressing your interest in attending and providing your contact details to michael.bell@education.gsi.gov.uk along with a brief overview of your organisation by close of play Friday August 2nd.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

80000000 Education and training services

 

Additional information

 

Who to contact

Contact name Michael Bell

Organisation name Department for Education

Address , postcode

Telephone 01325735779

Extension number:

Fax

Web address

 

How to apply

A Supplier Day is planned at the Departments Offices in Sheffield on the 7th August 2013. The Supplier Day will provide the opportunity for any interested organisations to input into the potential specifications in an open and safe environment and will encourage innovative thinking based on outcomes rather than inputs. The supplier day will also be an opportunity for potential suppliers to ask questions regarding the potential contract. If you consider yourself to be a potential supplier and are interested in attending please send an email expressing your interest in attending and providing your contact details to michael.bell@education.gsi.gov.uk along with a brief overview of your organisation by close of play Friday August 2nd.