Grant Proposals for Supporting Military Ethos in Schools

Grant Proposals for Supporting Military Ethos in Schools

Invitation to submit grant proposals – Arrangements to support a military ethos in schools. Reference number:

Deadline date:27/06/2012

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£500,000 – £1,000,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom UNITED KINGDOM,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Department for Education

 

Description of the contract

The Government is committed to diversifying the alternative provision sector and offering high quality alternative provision to all pupils who, through exclusion or otherwise, are without a mainstream school place.The support arrangements to be covered under this strategic grant arrangement will form part of the Department’s wider military skills and ethos work, incorporating cadets, Troops to Teachers, and National Citizen Service. The aim is to share learning with pupils and teaching professionals on how a military ethos could be used to support pupils who are either disengaged with education or at risk of becoming disengaged. Bidders should have the capacity to operate at national level and work with primary and secondary schools and further education and sixth form colleges, utilising the skills of a high proportion of former armed services personnel or other staff with experience in this field of work. The value range given in this advert is indicative only for each piece of work, bids at higher or lower values also will be considered. All bids must demonstrate potential impact in raising standards for pupils and providing value for money.

 

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Classification of the contract

80000000 Education and training services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – 24

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: 03/09/2012 – 30/08/2013

 

Who to contact

Contact name Sabine Mittag

Organisation name Department for Education

Address Behaviour and Attendance in Schools Division, Sanctuary Buildings,, Great Smith Street, London, South Yorkshire, SW1P 3BT

Telephone 02073407988

Extension number:

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How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. The specification for this grant can be obtained from Sabine Mittag, sabine.mittag@education.gsi.gov.uk. This is an invitation for proposals for a strategic grant to commence from 1 September 2012. Bidders should provide a breakdown of costs for the individual elements of work the bidder proposes to undertake in relation to supporting a military ethos in schools. The value range given in this advert is indicative only for each piece of work, bids at higher or lower values also will be considered. All bids must demonstrate potential impact in raising standards for pupils and providing value for money. Estimated date for the award of contract is 9th July 2012.