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Title: The Delivery of the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) 2018-2020
Published by: Welsh Government
Publication Date: 15/03/2018
Deadline Date: Cancelled
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The Welsh Government is inviting tenders from suitably experienced and qualified providers to work in partnership with WG to administer deliver and revise, the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) programme for aspiring headteachers in Wales. Providers will need to be equipped and able to start delivering the qualification from July 2018. We welcome applications from individual providers or those working in partnership to deliver and support the continual development of the qualification across Wales.
This tender specification is initially for a two year delivery agreement with an option to extend for up to a further two years subject to annual review.
CPV: 80000000, 80000000, 80500000, 80510000, 80570000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Welsh Government

Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park

Cardiff

CF10 3NQ

UK

Telephone: +44 3000623300

E-mail: CPSProcurementAdvice@wales.gsi.gov.uk

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

The Delivery of the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) 2018-2020

Reference number: C158/2017/18

II.1.2) Main CPV code

80000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Welsh Government is inviting tenders from suitably experienced and qualified providers to work in partnership with WG to administer deliver and revise, the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) programme for aspiring headteachers in Wales. Providers will need to be equipped and able to start delivering the qualification from July 2018. We welcome applications from individual providers or those working in partnership to deliver and support the continual development of the qualification across Wales.

This tender specification is initially for a two year delivery agreement with an option to extend for up to a further two years subject to annual review.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 600 000.00  GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

80500000

80510000

80570000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Welsh Government (WG) action plan for 2017-2021 Education in Wales: Our national mission states our commitment to strong leadership and professional learning to help deliver on the high expectations we all share for our learners, schools and education system. Inspirational leaders using reputable pedagogic research and effective collaboration across the entire system to support the development of a world class curriculum are critical if we are to raise standards for all in Wales.

The Welsh Government is therefore inviting tenders from suitably experienced and qualified providers to work in partnership with WG to administer deliver and revise, the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) programme for aspiring headteachers in Wales. Providers will need to be equipped and able to start delivering the qualification from July 2018. We welcome applications from individual providers or those working in partnership to deliver and support the continual development of the qualification across Wales.

The National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) remains a statutory requirement in Wales therefore anyone seeking to become a headteacher in Wales must have achieved the NPQH as evidence that they have met the required standard.

A revised NPQH is needed to support the new Professional Standards for Teaching and Leadership for all teachers and leaders from September 2018. These standards are a key aspect of the action plan to transform the curriculum in Wales and equip Wales with inspirational leaders who can work collaboratively, are committed to raising standards and reducing the attainment gap.

This tender specification is initially for a two year delivery agreement with an option to extend for up to a further two years subject to annual review.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend on an annual basis for up to a further 2 years.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As stated in ITT.

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/04/2018

Local time: 14:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24/04/2018

Local time: 09:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

E-TENDER INFORMATION:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

- The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.

- Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User performing the Registration.

- The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.

- On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.

- The Password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.

- In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.

- Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click “Forgot your password?”

- Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation.

- If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again.

- Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform.

- Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).

- Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.

- Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 2pm

HOW TO FIND THE ITT:

- Once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’

- The etender references for this contract are: Project_38483 and ITT_66891

- Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page.

- You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.

- Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly – Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process.

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=77896

(WA Ref:77896)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=77896

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Requested in tender documents.

(WA Ref:77896)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Welsh Government

Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park

Cardiff

CF10 3NQ

UK

Telephone: +44 3000603300

Internet address(es)

URL: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

13/03/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
06/11/2018 09:46Notice Cancelled

This notice has been cancelled. The original deadline date of 23/04/2018 is no longer applicable.

Due to the affordability of the tender bids received we are not able to award a contract on this occasion. The Welsh Government will review the approach to meeting this requirement moving forward.
Main Contact: CPSProcurementAdvice@wales.gsi.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
80000000Education and training servicesEducation
80570000Personal development training servicesTraining services
80510000Specialist training servicesTraining services
80500000Training servicesEducation and training services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012Gwynedd
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1024Powys
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018Swansea
1000WALES
1010West Wales and The Valleys

Alert Region Restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

Alert Region Restrictions
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

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