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Tenders Update December 2022

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Tenders update

Take a look at Tenders Update December 2022 for an overview of the latest opportunities open to providers of services to the Essential Skills sector.

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Steps into Education Employment and Training

DurhamWorks (DurhamDirections) is looking to buy a programme of support and activities to find and engage young people who are currently not participating in education, employment or training (NEET).

Closing date: 21st December 2022

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Literacy Innovation Fund

The government is inviting bids to the Literacy Innovation Fund, with a focus on solutions that deliver English learning in an appealing and accessible way to prisoners.

Closing date: 23rd December 2022

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Provision of Adult Education, Training, Employment & Lifelong Learning Services

Kirklees Council is seeking delivery Partners with relevant experience and ability to provide Adult Education, Training, Employment & Lifelong Learning.

Closing date: 31st December 2022

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Multiply Investment Proposals

West Northamptonshire Council is inviting tenders for the provision of proposals and delivery of the Multiply workstream. Suppliers are required to develop investment proposals for bespoke adult numeracy programmes against the national menu of interventions to be delivered within the West Northamptonshire Authority remit.

Closing date: 3rd January 2023

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Multiply Services

North Northamptonshire Council invites Grant Applications for the Provision of Multiply Services. The overall objective of Multiply Services is to increase the levels of functional numeracy in the adult population across the UK.

Closing date: 4th January 2023

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Adult Learning Approved Providers List re-opening

The Council’s Adult Learning Service (LAL) are seeking high-quality, innovative and experienced training providers to join our Approved Provider List (APL) and deliver accredited and non-accredited adult and community learning across Lambeth. This is a reopening of the APL to allow for potential additional providers to apply.

Closing date: 9th January 2023

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Delivery of Adult Education Budget Programmes for 2022-2023, Solihull College

The tender requirement is for a contract for the provision of Adult Education Budget programmes, outside of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) region, for the 2022/2023 academic year.

Closing date: 9th January 2023

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DfE Prevent in FE: E-learning for practitioners & learners

The Department for Education is seeking to procure a supplier to deliver Prevent e-learning for further education practitioners and learners. The procurement is for an independent supplier to build and host Prevent e-learning for FE practitioners and learners.

Closing date: 9th January 2023

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English Speaking Overseas Languages

Oxfordshire County Coumcil intends to provide training providers, who have relevant expertise, the chance to compete and deliver ESOL courses for Hong Kong British Nationals Overseas. Tenderers who successfully meet the pass criteria outlined in the tender pack, will be accepted onto an approved list of providers for the delivery of this service.

Closing date: 9th January 2023

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HMPPS Adult Prison Education Services in England

‘Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) is establishing the Government’s vision to deliver a Prisoner Education Service which equips prisoners with the numeracy, literacy, skills and qualifications they need to get jobs or apprenticeships after they leave custody. We will therefore be seeking to procure new contracts to deliver education services in prisons across England.

Our vision is that everyone of working age and able to work should leave prison prepared for employment or further education and training. The new Prison Education Service will therefore expand the scope of ‘prison education’, bringing together areas of learning, skills and work into one transformative service. We are seeking to procure new education contracts by engaging with a diverse range of providers and suppliers that can offer prisoners a range of learning opportunities.’

Closing date: 21st March 2023

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Prison Education

Information from the Ministry of Justice for new suppliers wishing to apply to join the Prison Education Dynamic Purchasing System.

Closing date: 31st March 2023

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Post-16 skills and training provision

Cheshire West & Chester Council (CW&C) are looking for the opportunity to develop new relationships with post-16 skills and training providers.

Closing date: 30 July 2024

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Employability, adult skills, community learning & careers guidance

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council are tendering for a range of projects supported by the European Social Fund and ERDF European Regional Development Fund. Projects will help to deliver employability support (age 16+), adult skills and community learning and offer support to employed individuals who wish to progress in work, move into new sectors or are at risk of redundancy, along with supporting Careers Information Advice and Guidance to all age groups. This will also include Consultancy services required to facilitate the delivery of the above requirements.

Closing date: 1 August 2025

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Dynamic Purchasing System 2 – For the Provision of Work Focused Activities

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) intends to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) to procure Work Focused Activities in Jobcentre Plus Districts in England, Scotland and Wales.

Closing date: 19 September 2025

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Apprenticeship Training Provision

The Borough Council of Gateshead are an Apprenticeship Levy paying organisations. The Council is establishing a pseudo-DPS to establish a framework of approved providers of apprenticeship training.

Closing date: 1 July 2026

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