Specialist Writers Contract – Department for Education
The role The technical writer will: • Develop a detailed understanding of a complex set of vocational education reforms, including 14-19 vocational qualifications, 16-19 study programmes, traineeships, work experience and English and Maths requirements.
Reference number: 1090
This deadline is for… 5pm on 26th March 2014 to register on Redimo in order to take part in the procurement.
Contract value:£0 – £0
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
Description of the contract
The requirement As part of its continuing programme to raise standards in the provision of vocational education for 14-19 year olds, the Department for Education (DfE) is inviting applications from technical writers to produce tailored communications documentation, designed to ensure that students, parents, schools, colleges, awarding organisations, and other stakeholders have a clear understanding of vocational education reforms. Applicants should have relevant experience of producing and securing the dissemination of texts that are understood by professionals working within education and/or young peoples services. The role The technical writer will: • Develop a detailed understanding of a complex set of vocational education reforms, including 14-19 vocational qualifications, 16-19 study programmes, traineeships, work experience and English and Maths requirements, as well as underpinning funding and accountability policy; • Produce a range of communications and collaterals in different formats to explain to a wide range of stakeholders the totality, interdependencies and benefits of vocational education reforms; • Secure the placing of these communications in relevant professional journals and other media. The technical writer should: • Demonstrate the ability to explain complex and technical detail in terms that are widely understood to professionals working within education and/or young peoples services; • Have strong and recent experience of assimilating and conveying technical content, preferably relating to education or other government policy. See ‘Supporting Documents’ for a Word version of the requirement.
Classification of the contract
80000000 Education and training services
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: 11 Months
Who to contact
Contact name Sarah Knights
Organisation name Department for Education
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