Zero Funded Contract Gateway
Zero funded institutions will operate under a contract and receive a funding rate of £0 per student in the first year of delivery, with the contract providing funding in future years, subject to compliance with contract, available funding and / or policy changes / developments.
Reference number: EFA/ZFCG-W1
This deadline is for… Submission of a completed zero funded contract gateway questionnaire to the specified email address.
Contract value:£0 – £0
Location where the contract is to be carried out: England Local authority areas within 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
Zero funded institutions will operate under a contract and receive a funding rate of £0 per student in the first year of delivery, with the contract providing funding in future years, subject to compliance with contract, available funding and / or policy changes / developments. While no payments for delivery will be made in the first year, eligible learners will be able to receive 16-19 bursary funds and other Student Support funding allocated taking into account the expected student numbers. During the zero funded year institutions must: ? establish suitable facilities; ? develop links to the local referral and education and training network; ? recruit students and deliver to them education and training in accordance with the EFA contract and the principles governing study programmes as described in the publication ‘Study Programmes for 16-19 year olds ’; ? submit the individualised learner record (ILR) for each student; ? be in scope for Ofsted inspection; ? be subject to and satisfy in the opinion of the EFA, financial health, audit, assurance and compliance considerations; and ? meet all other requirements in order to be funded the following year.
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: 12 Months