Virtual Learning Environment for Scottish Prison Service

Virtual Learning Environment for Scottish Prison Service

SPS require a Virtual Learning Environment for staff across the SPS estate.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: E-learning services

2020/S 189-457564

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Scottish Prison Service
Postal address: Calton House, 5 Redheughs Rigg
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM75 Edinburgh, City of
Postal code: EH12 9HW
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Frances McGuire
Telephone: +44 1313303773

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


01827 Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) for SPS


Reference number: 01827

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80420000 E-learning services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

SPS require a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) for staff across the SPS estate. The VLE shall be adapted to meet the needs of the Organisation with a learner centered approach to support our staff learning requirements to stay safe and compliant.


II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80420000 E-learning services

II.2.3)Place of performance


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


SPS has commenced this procurement process with the intention of awarding a contract.

An Invitation to Tender (ITT) including the European Single Procurement Document (ESPD) will be published by SPS and will be made available to bidders. Tender responses will then be evaluated by the SPS in accordance with the ITT.


II.2.14)Additional information

Full details of SPS requirements will be available on publish of the ITT via PCS-T.


II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:


Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:


A bidders forum will be scheduled in due course.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at

(SC Ref:631611)


VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: