Provision of an Alternative Education Service

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Created on24/02/2015
Reference numberAESMARCH2015
Deadline date26/03/2015
This deadline is for...Request of a tender application pack
Estimated length of contract36 Months
Estimated value£570,000 - £570,000
Location where the contract is to be carried outBarking and Dagenham
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 London Borough of Barking and Dagenham (see other contracts from this organisation)

Description of the contract

Due to the approaching expiry of an existing contract the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham is advertising to seek tenders from suitably experienced and qualified organisations for the provision of an Alternative Education Service. The contract is expected to run for a period of three (3) years commencing on 1st September 2015 and may be extended for a further two (2) years subject to funding and performance (at the sole discretion of the Council). The award of the contract will be based on the most economically advantageous tender. Our vision in the re-tender of this service is to work in partnership with an appropriately experienced contractor to sustain, and develop further, a quality Alternative Education Service within the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. The service will be compliant with the Education Act 1996. The core areas of this service will be: • Providing advice an alternative to mainstream education for young people that are unable to attend mainstream education and are in Year 11 (Key stage 4); • The Contractor will be expected to provide a minimum of 25 hours of education each week for thirty nine (39) weeks; • The provider shall provide this service face- face rather and not online or remotely; • The Contractor will be expected to provide vocational qualifications; and • The Contractor will be expected to provide tuition in GCSE Maths and English. Interested parties will be sent a tender application pack that will include full details of the service and the tendering process. Tender submissions must be completed and returned by no later than 12 Noon, 13th April 2015. The tender application pack is only available electronically but responses are required in hard copy and electronic format (excluding email) together with all relevant accompanying documentation. Please note any USB sent to the Council may be encrypted by the Council to protect against viruses. Tender application packs can be obtained from: Amisha Maisuria – Procurement Support Officer Telephone Number: 020 8227 3529 E-mail: amisha.maisuria@lbbd.gov.uk The closing date for request of a tender application pack is 12 noon Thursday 26th March 2015. (Organisations should be aware that Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 may apply).

Additional information

Additional NotesInterested parties will be sent a tender application pack that will include full details of the service and the tendering process. Tender submissions must be completed and returned by no later than 12 Noon, 13th April 2015. The tender application pack is only available electronically but responses are required in hard copy and electronic format (excluding email) together with all relevant accompanying documentation. Please note any USB sent to the Council may be encrypted by the Council to protect against viruses. Tender application packs can be obtained from: Amisha Maisuria – Procurement Support Officer Telephone Number: 020 8227 3529 E-mail: amisha.maisuria@lbbd.gov.uk The closing date for request of a tender application pack is 12 noon Thursday 26th March 2015. (Organisations should be aware that Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 may apply).
Is it a framework agreement?No

Who to contact

Contact name Amisha Maisuria
Email amisha.maisuria@lbbd.gov.uk
Address Barking Town Hall, Barking, IG11 7LU
Telephone 0208 227 3529

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