Enhanced Learning Tender

Enhanced Learning Tender

The University has been contracted to deliver air and space power education and training at both Royal Air Force Halton and Royal Air Force College.

United Kingdom-Portsmouth: Education and training services

2020/S 033-078695

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: University of Portsmouth
Postal address: Winston Churchill Avenue
Town: Portsmouth
NUTS code: UKJ31
Postal code: PO1 2UP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@port.ac.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.port.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/port/aspx/Home

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/port/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/port/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Technology Enhanced Learning Provision for Air and Space Power Education

Reference number: 19/CM/70

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University has been contracted to deliver air and space power education and training at both Royal Air Force Halton and Royal Air Force College (RAFC) Cranwell with effect from 1.9.2020. These training interventions are currently subject to a wholescale training transformation review by the Royal Air Force (RAF), under project Mercury, which seeks to maximise Technology enhanced learning (TEL) methodologies to deliver a new, scrutinised, content requirement. This training will deliver air and space power education to learners from a range of backgrounds, principally from 2 groups:

1) Initial officer cadets. 18-25 years; and

2) Non-commissioned officers, 28-40 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ31
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University requires the services of an experienced education digital developer to work with our subject matter experts to transform our existing materials into appropriate digital formats. The requirement is for a digital developer to work with the University’s Subject Matter Experts to develop 9 standalone online educational units principally through a process that: scopes and plans the digital approach (including the planned conversion of existing and new materials to a standalone learning format). Undertakes the development of the digital objects. Uploads and tests the objects on the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) system (known as LRN). Provides an approach for annual/cyclical review. Provides an approach for the development of new and innovative materials after implementation. Full details of the requirements are under the specification section of the ITT.

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

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract awarded will be for a duration of 5 years with an option for an extension for up to an additional 2 years forming a potential of 7 years in total, subject to agreement between the parties.

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

To express an Interest in this project please register on the University of Portsmouth In-Tend webpage and express an interest in this project. Please find the weblink for our webpage below: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/port/

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

List and brief description of conditions:

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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)Description

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: 16/03/2020
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.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/03/2020
Local time: 13:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

To express an Interest in this project please register on the University of Portsmouth In-Tend webpage and express an interest in this project. Please find the weblink for our webpage below: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/port/

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: University of Portsmouth
Town: Portsmouth
Postal code: PO1 2UP
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13/02/2020