Education Research Contract

Education Research Contract

Children’s Commissioner’s Inquiry into School Exclusions – Inequalities in rates of exclusion.

Reference number: Ref 7

Deadline date:13/07/2012

This deadline is for… Submission of tenders

Contract value:£25,000 – £35,000

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: Office of the Children’s Commissioner


Description of the contract

The purpose of this project is to conduct primary and secondary research into how inequalities in rates of exclusions for different groups of children can be reduced. As with all work conducted by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner, this project is framed by the rights and interests of children. In particular, this work should be undertaken with regard to the relevant articles of the United Nation Convention on the Rights of the Child.


Classification of the contract

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services

73210000 Research consultancy services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/08/2012 – 29/03/2013


Who to contact

Contact name Douglas Smith

Organisation name Office of the Children’s Commissioner

Address 33 Greycoat Street, London, SW1P 2QF

Telephone 020 7783 8330

Extension number:

Fax 020 7931 7544

How to apply

Deadline for responses: 13 July 2012 Interviews: 24 July 2012 Appointment date: 25 July 2012 All responses should be directed to: All tenders should be sent as an e-mail attachment and submitted in PDF format. Please note we will not accept receipt of hard paper copies unless previous agreement has been reached. Any queries in relation to the submission process should be made to: Douglas Smith Performance and Planning Manager Office of the Children’s Commissioner 33 Greycoat Street London SW1P 2QF Telephone: 0207 340 7227