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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Pupil Equity Fund
Document Ref:
562049-2018
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
The City of Edinburgh Council
Date Published:
20 December 2018
Deadline Date:
28 January 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

The Scottish Government has committed to providing additional funding in the form of Pupil Equity Funding (PEF), to schools as part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge programme. This funding is allocated directly to schools and is aimed at closing the poverty related attainment gap. The aim of this open framework agreement is to allow schools to contract compliantly with providers who will be able to support the pupil equity fund.

Notice Details

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

The City of Edinburgh Council

Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street

Edinburgh

EH8 8BG

UK

Telephone: +44 1314693543

E-mail: Paula.Deegan@edinburgh.gov.uk

NUTS: UKM75

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00290

I.3) Communication

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

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


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

Dec 18 Re-opening of Framework Agreement for Pupil Equity Fund

Reference number: CT2232

II.1.2) Main CPV code

80000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Scottish Government has committed to providing additional funding in the form of Pupil Equity Funding (PEF), to schools as part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge programme. This funding is allocated directly to schools and is aimed at closing the poverty related attainment gap. The aim of this open framework agreement is to allow schools to contract compliantly with providers who will be able to support the pupil equity fund.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Activity Based Learning

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM75

Main site or place of performance:

City of Edinburgh

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Providing a service which engages and encourages pupils to learn through the participation in non academic activities and experiences. These may include but are not limited to outdoor learning, sport and social activities.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Please refer to ESPD, ITT documents and additional information document for all additional information with regards to this lot

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Clubs (After School/ Breakfast)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM75

Main site or place of performance:

City of Edinburgh

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Services which provide a regulated club which offers a safe environment for children outside of school hours. Clubs often include the provision of food and some activities or social element. These may include but are not limited to 'breakfast club' and 'after school club.'

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Please refer to ESPD, ITT documents and additional information document for all additional information with regards to this lot

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Counselling, Support and Advice Services

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM75

Main site or place of performance:

City of Edinburgh

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Services which provide professional assistance, guidance and support in resolving personal or psychological problems. These may include but are not limited to group and/or one to one work with pupils or families, counselling, mediation and services to promote good mental wellbeing.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Please refer to ESPD, ITT documents and additional information document for all additional information with regards to this lot.

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Creative Engagement

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

92000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM75

Main site or place of performance:

City of Edinburgh

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Providing a service which focuses on engaging pupils and learning through creative activities. These may include but are not limited to, music, art, drama and dance.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Please refer to the ESPD and ITT documents for additional information in relation to this Lot.

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

External Tutors/ Additional Support

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80590000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM75

Main site or place of performance:

City of Edinburgh

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Providing a service where external personnel offer additional support to pupils on a group or one to one basis. Services may include but are not limited to; resilience coaching, speech and language therapists, literacy and maths champions and Nurture support. For clarity individuals who provide this service will not be employed by the Council, there services will be purchased.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Please refer to ESPD, ITT documents and additional information document for all additional information with regards to this lot.

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

Mentoring

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80570000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM75

Main site or place of performance:

City of Edinburgh

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Providing a service which focuses on the support and encouragement of pupils to manage their own learning in order that they may maximise their potential, develop their skills, improve the performance and become the person they want to be. This service may include but is not limited to coaching, youth work and support and mentorship programs.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Please refer to ESPD, ITT documents and additional information document for all additional information with regards to this lot.

Lot No: 7

II.2.1) Title

Pupil Workshops

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

98330000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM75

Main site or place of performance:

City of Edinburgh

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Providing a service which engages pupils on a particular subject, activity or project through discussion, performance or participation in class(s) dedicated to the project or activity. This service may include but is not limited to mindfulness, yoga, confidence building, nutrition, diversity and health and wellbeing.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Please refer to ESPD, ITT documents and additional information document for all additional information with regards to this lot.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

Part IV: Selection criteria - B: Economic and financial standing – Question 4B.1.1 – Tenderers are required to provide their general yearly turnover and a copy of audited accounts for the past two years (or equivalent). As this is a low risk procurement, the financial health of your organisation will be assessed as detailed in the Financial Guidance Document (Appendix 3). Question 4B.5.1 – Mandatory Minimum requirement for insurance are required as per Instructions to Tenderers document. Part IV: Selection criteria – D: Quality Assurance Schemes and Environmental Management Standards – Question 4D.1 – Tenderers are required to ensure that they have carried out and obtained as a minimum Standard Disclosure checks for all relevant staff. PVG is required for all regulated services. Please see additional notice information for contract notice document for further information.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.10) Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at: (URL)

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/Procurement

IV.1.11) Main features of the award procedure:

The aim of the award evaluation is to select the providers which represent the best overall value for money. The split allocated is 70 % cost and 30 % quality. The quality analysis will be based on the answers provided in response to the weighted Award Criteria Questions (as detailed in Tenderer’s Submission) as per the scoring matrix. Cost analysis will be based on the information supplied by the bidders in the Pricing Schedule. All information is contained within the Invitation to Tender.

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2017/S 118-237776

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

Date: 28/01/2019

Local time: 11:00

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

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Please refer to all Additional information Documents provided.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=567772.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

Small call-off contracts may be awarded to providers on this Framework.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Community benefits will be negotiated retrospectively for those call-off contracts which are above 50 000 GBP per annum. This will be reviewed on an annual basis.

(SC Ref: 567772)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The City of Edinburgh Council

Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street

Edinburgh

EH8 8BG

UK

Telephone: +44 1314693543

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

A tenderer that suffers loss as a result of a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session. The City of Edinburgh Council (the Council) will have a minimum standstill period of 10 days before awarding the contract. The communication of the award decision notice will be sent by fax or e-mail to all tenderers with the standstill period commencing on the next working day. If proceedings are started in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session against the Council in respect of the decision to award the contract within the standstill period then the Council is prevented from awarding the contract. Post contract award the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session may (1) award damages provided proceedings are brought within 3 months from the date when the grounds for the bringing of the proceedings first arose (2) be entitled to issue an ineffectiveness order or impose a financial penalty on the Council. A claim for an ineffectiveness order must be made within 30 days of the Contract Award Notice being published in the OJ EU or within 30 days of the date those who expressed an interest in or otherwise bid for the contract were informed of the conclusion of the contract or in any other case within 6 months from the date on which the contract was entered into.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

17/12/2018

Current Notes