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Title: DfE — NRC — Online Content Resource Provider
Published by: Northern Regional College
Publication Date: 07/08/2020
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: VEAT
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

Northern Regional College wish to engage with a supplier for the provision and implementation of an online learning resource library for:

— curriculum provision in areas including IT, interactive media, project management, communication, leadership and career development;

— continuing professional development (CPD) provision in areas including instructional design, Moodle, IT, PRINCE2, web development, marketing, microsoft office and social media. The College is taking forward a project to provide an integrated and networked facility which will support the development and delivery of courses using blended learning delivery methods. It will also integrate with and leverage existing investment in digital learning through enhancing use of the Colleges Digital Learning Environment (DLE) and expand its utilisation in line with the Digital Learning Strategy 2016-19. The College currently uses Moodle as its DLE.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Northern Regional College

Farm Lodge Buildings

Ballymena

BT43 7DF

UK

E-mail: ssdadmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

DfE — NRC — Online Content Resource Provider

Reference number: CFT 1077590

II.1.2) Main CPV code

72500000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Northern Regional College is placing this voluntary transparency notice to alert economic operators of its intention to modify the contract ‘CFT1077590 - DfE - NRC — online content resource provider’ in accordance with Regulation 72(1)(b)(ii) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. It is intended that this modification will increase the current contract period by 2 years and its value by GBP 46 000. This transparency notice does not place any obligation on the authority to enter into this modification.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 128 454.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKN

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Northern Regional College wish to engage with a supplier for the provision and implementation of an online learning resource library for:

— curriculum provision in areas including IT, interactive media, project management, communication, leadership and career development;

— continuing professional development (CPD) provision in areas including instructional design, Moodle, IT, PRINCE2, web development, marketing, microsoft office and social media. The College is taking forward a project to provide an integrated and networked facility which will support the development and delivery of courses using blended learning delivery methods. It will also integrate with and leverage existing investment in digital learning through enhancing use of the Colleges Digital Learning Environment (DLE) and expand its utilisation in line with the Digital Learning Strategy 2016-19. The College currently uses Moodle as its DLE.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Content and quality / Weighting: 30

Quality criterion: Fault resolution and customer support / Weighting: 10

Cost criterion: Cost / Weighting: 60

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

Justification for selected award procedure:

The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the Directive

Explanation:

This modification is permitted under Regulation 72(1)(b)(ii) as a change in supplier to would cause substantial inconvenience/duplication of costs for the contracting authority. This modification will allow continued service provision for the new academic year.

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2017/S 228-475497

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2 Award of contract/concession

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract/concession

19/09/2017

V.2.2) Information about tenders

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Linkedin Ireland Unlimited Company

Emea Head Office Gardiner House, Wilton Plaza

Dublin 2

IE

NUTS: IE061

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the concession and main financing terms (excluding VAT)

Total value of the concession/lot: 128 454.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The UK does not have any special review body with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures in public procurement competitions. Instead; any challenges are dealt with by the High Court, Commercial Division, to which proceedings may be issued regarding alleged breaches of the PCR 2015.

Belfast

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Public Contract Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have. been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). The authority will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) before this contract is awarded.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

04/08/2020


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Main Contact: ssdadmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
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IDTitleParent Category
72500000Computer-related servicesIT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

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