Quality Assurance for Initial Teacher Training

Quality Assurance for Initial Teacher Training

The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) is looking to engage approximately 6 – 8 Operational Associates to undertake Quality Assurance of the delivery of Initial Teacher Training (ITT) by its Providers.

ITT Operational Associates – Assurance of ITT Quality

Reference number: 1096

Deadline date:06/05/2014

This deadline is for… 5pm on 6th May 2014 for receipt of tenders and 17th April 2014 5pm to register on the Redimo system

Contract value:£80,000 – £100,000

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: Department for Education, National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL)

 

Description of the contract

The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) is looking to engage approximately 6 – 8 Operational Associates to undertake Quality Assurance of the delivery of Initial Teacher Training (ITT) by its Providers. We will be inviting bids from those successfully approved onto the NCTL Operational Associates Frameworks CB32 and CB41. The role will include supporting NCTL by: • Working directly with new ITT providers, supporting and challenging ITT provision during the first year of delivery to ensure quality is continually improving. • Working with NCTL officials to ensure that issues relating to compliance and quality are dealt with appropriately to drive improvements or ensure accreditation is withdrawn where appropriate. • Working directly with closing providers, ensuring that training quality is upheld during the closure process. The contract covers a maximum of 200 days from May 2014 to March 2015 inclusive. The number of days each Operational Associate will work will depend on the number of successful bids. The minimum number of days could be zero.

 

Classification of the contract

73110000 Research services

80000000 Education and training services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? Yes

Framework agreement details: contract being called off a framework agreement

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 below:

Estimated length of contract: 12 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name NCTL

Organisation name Department for Education, NCTL

Address , NG8 1DH

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How to apply

See ‘Supporting Documents’ for a Word version of the advert and how to apply.