Effective Maths and English Research Tender
To provide an action research approach to the changing environment of post-16 teaching, training and development.
United Kingdom-London: Education and training services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: Third Floor, 157 – 197 Buckingham Palace Road
NUTS code: UKI
Postal code: SW1W 9SP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2037408280
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA28768
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Shaping Success: Effective Maths and English CPD for Practitioners Working in Post-16 Education and Training – Strand 3
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) aims to drive up standards in maths and English for all learners. An independent evaluation of our maths and English programmes found that our flexible, integrated and bespoke support has more traction if it is embedded in sustained professional development like, for example, joint practice development projects, professional networks and practitioner-led research. In order to continuously improve the standards in maths and English, this tender will build on and further develop our approach to practitioner-led action research.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The aim of this project is to provide an action research approach to the changing environment of post-16 teaching, training and development. We expect the successful tenderer to work closely with the maths and English Shaping Success delivery partners, enabling ETF to provide a joined-up, multi-faceted CPD offer, supporting maths and English practitioners across all post-16 settings in challenging circumstances.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
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
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
The COVID-19 outbreak has given rise to an urgent need for the supply of action research projects because the Shaping Success: Effective Maths and English CPD for practitioners working in post-16 Education and Training ITT (ITT Reference No. M&E 20/21) within which this strand of work original sat has been withdrawn. There is an urgency for this strand to proceed without strands 1 and 2, therefore this strand has been re-issued. This does not give The Education and Training Foundation sufficient time to comply with the standard open procedure for this procurement. The Education and Training Foundation considers this to be a state of urgency which it has duly substantiated. Accordingly, The Education and Training Foundation is using the accelerated time limits permitted under the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (regulation 27(5) for the open procedure) in respect of this procurement.
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
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Country: United Kingdom
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VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: