Teaching Staff Training Services – Teacher Learning Communities

Teaching Staff Training Services – Teacher Learning Communities

Provision of training and support for teaching staff which meets local and national strategic outcomes for Orkney Islands Council (the Council) teaching staff.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Orkney Islands Council

Corporate Services, Procurement, Council Offices, School Place,

Kirkwall

KW15 1NY

UK

Gary Butler

+44 01856873535

gary.butler@orkney.gov.uk

+44 01856876158
http://www.orkney.gov.uk
http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Teacher Learning Communities

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Provision of training and support for teaching staff which meets local and national strategic outcomes for Orkney Islands Council (the Council) teaching staff. The training programme will required to deliver a number of specific outcomes including:-

– Council teaching staff to gain an understanding of the value of relationship based, assessment for learning techniques for use in practice;

– Council teaching staff to gain the necessary skill to enhance partnership working and embed the use of the Curriculum for Excellence (design principals) in practice;

– Council teaching staff to become competent in the use of a broad range of Assessment for Learning Techniques in practice;

– Establish sustainable Teacher Learning Communities which promote the application of learner self-evaluation into daily practice.

It is anticipated that training will be delivered to approximately 150-200 Council teaching staff over a 24 month period.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=300734.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

179999 other Education
261400 Training and Conferences
269999 other Human Resources

120 Highlands and Islands

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The estimated maximum value of the contract over it lifetime is 100000 GBP.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

As described in the Invitation to Tender document.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

OIC/PROC/0405

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
06-05-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 22-05-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any stage and not award a contract. The expenditure, work or effort undertaken by bidders prior to the award of any contract is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of candidates. Late tenders will not be considered by the Council.

(SC Ref:300734)

5.2

Additional Documentation

405 TLC ITT 130414
Standard Conditions of Contracts for Consultancy (non works)

5.3

Publication date of this notice

14-04-2014