LLDD Exceptional Funding Review 2012/13

LLDD Exceptional Funding Review 2012/13

Contract value: £5,000 – £50,000.

Reference number: TR2012-063/PRS

Deadline date: 10/05/2012

This deadline is for… The Invitation to Tender for LLDD Exceptional Funding Review 2012/13

Contract value: £5,000 – £50,000

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: Education Funding Agency


Description of the contract

The purpose of the review is to provide local authorities with recommendations that will inform their decision making processes in the placement of learners (where exceptional funding costs are £35,000, or over the EFA highest matrix band as outlined in Annex 4 of the Placement Information: Learners with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities 2012/13 ) at independent specialist providers, whilst ensuring a consistent national approach. The review objectives are to: • Control costs and minimise overspend on the LLDD specialist placement budget; • Ensure consistent application of EFA policy and guidance; • Provide specialist support and advice to local authorities enabling increased expertise and confidence in reviewing the evidence presented and securing contributions from other agencies or negotiating with ISPs.


Classification of the contract

80000000 Education and training 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: 01/07/2012 – 30/06/2013


Who to contact

Contact name Tracy Mitchell

Address 53-55 Butts Road, Erarlesdon Park, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 3BH

Telephone 02476660344

Extension number: 0344


Email LLDD.EFA@education.gsi.gov.uk,

Web address www.Education.gov.uk


How to apply

Please read the instructions on the tendering procedures carefully. Failure to comply with them may invalidate your tender which must be returned by the date and time given below using the address label provided. The tender should be sent electronically detailing LLDD EF 2012/13 ITT in the subject header, to Tracy Mitchell at LLDD.EFA@education.gsi.gov.uk, no later than 3.00pm on Thursday 10th May 2012. Late tenders will not be considered. Emails should not exceed 5mb.