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Title: Flexible Framework for Outdoor Education Centres
Published by: North Lanarkshire Council
Publication Date: 16/10/2020
Deadline Date:
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Notice Type: Prior Information Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

In accordance with the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015, Regulation 74, the Council propose to establish a flexible framework with service providers/outdoor education centres who can provide a package for groups of pupils that comprises: activity based learning with residential stay.

The proposed flexible framework would be for multiple years, and the Council would include options for additional service providers to apply to join the framework at future intervals (should the Council require this for any reason).

Key objectives is to meet the curriculum objectives previously mentioned in II.1.4) Description of the procurement.

Prospective service providers should be able to offer a range of activities that caters for pupils of all abilities and confidence levels. The residential element should include catering. Venue based transport would be required if travel is needed to go between accommodation and activity location.

The Council's school term is August through June; packages should be available during this period.

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Prior information notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

North Lanarkshire Council

Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street

Motherwell

ML1 1AB

UK

Telephone: +44 7866989244

E-mail: grenfelll@northlan.gov.uk

NUTS: UKM84

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00010

I.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Flexible Framework for Outdoor Education Centres

Reference number: NLC-CPT-20-058

II.1.2) Main CPV code

80000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The National guidance document ‘Curriculum for Excellence through Outdoor Learning’ Education Scotland states: ‘the journey through education for any child in Scotland must include opportunities for a series of planned, quality outdoor learning experiences’ enabling our children and young people to be successful learners, confident individuals, effective contributors and responsible citizens, one of the national outcomes which lies at the heart of the Curriculum for Excellence.

North Lanarkshire Council (the ‘Council’) are undertaking this procurement with purpose of establishing a framework with multiple service providers who can offer a multi-day outdoor education experience, with residential stay, for groups of school pupils. The Council have 155 educational establishments who could potentially use this framework.

The proposed framework will be valid for multiple years.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80100000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM84

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

In accordance with the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015, Regulation 74, the Council propose to establish a flexible framework with service providers/outdoor education centres who can provide a package for groups of pupils that comprises: activity based learning with residential stay.

The proposed flexible framework would be for multiple years, and the Council would include options for additional service providers to apply to join the framework at future intervals (should the Council require this for any reason).

Key objectives is to meet the curriculum objectives previously mentioned in II.1.4) Description of the procurement.

Prospective service providers should be able to offer a range of activities that caters for pupils of all abilities and confidence levels. The residential element should include catering. Venue based transport would be required if travel is needed to go between accommodation and activity location.

The Council's school term is August through June; packages should be available during this period.

II.2.14) Additional information

A complete description of the requirements will be issued in a future contract notice and tender pack.

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

06/11/2020

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

This prior information notice (PIN) is in relation to a new framework opportunity.

A complete description of the requirements will be issued in a future contract notice and tender pack.

The Council shall hold a virtual information event for potential service providers on Thursday 22 October 2-3 p.m. This will be facilitated through Webex. The event will include a short presentation by the lead officers to introduce the requirements and future contract award procedure. The lead officers will be available to answer questions.

If you wish to participate in the information event, please notify Robyn Longmuir longmuirr@northlan.gov.uk by email, with subject line — NLC flexible framework for outdoor education centre information event, and please provide names and roles of the intended attendees. Places will be limited to two (2) per service provider, and further instructions will be provided in advance.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=632969

(SC Ref:632969)

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

09/10/2020


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Main Contact: grenfelll@northlan.gov.uk
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