(1) Irish-Medium B.Ed. (Primary Teaching) Ite Programme And (2) M.Ed. In Irish-Medium And Gaeltacht Education For Primary And Post-Primary Teachers, Including Principals

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Office of Government Procurement
N/A
3A Mayor Street Upper
Dublin 1. D01 PF72.
Dublin
Ireland
Contact person: Helpdesk
Telephone: +353 761008000
E-mail: support@ogp.gov.ie
NUTS code: IE

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.ogp.gov.ie/

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/351

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=121791&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=121791&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

(1) Irish-medium B.Ed. (Primary Teaching) ITE programme and (2) M.Ed. in Irish-medium and Gaeltacht Education for primary and post-primary teachers, including principals

Reference number: THR033C - 17355
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The provision of teacher education programmes for Gaeltacht and Irish-medium education sectors. RFT#126992.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 750 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Irish-medium B.Ed. is an 8-year services contract (with no option to extend)

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75121000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80420000
80490000
80500000
80510000
80521000
80570000
80580000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of teacher education programmes for Gaeltacht and Irish-medium education sectors. RFT#126992.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of services proposal / Weighting: 200
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of proposed human resources / Weighting: 300
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of proposed programme / Weighting: 300
Cost criterion - Name: Ultimate cost proposal / Weighting: 200
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 5 650 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Irish-medium M.Ed. is a 6-year services contract (with no option to extend)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75121000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80420000
80490000
80500000
80510000
80521000
80570000
80580000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of teacher education programmes for Gaeltacht and Irish-medium education sectors.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Cost criterion - Name: Ultimate Cost Proposal / Weighting: 200
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 100 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Please, refer to the request for tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT 126992).

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the 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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/01/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 26/01/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of Ireland
Dublin
Ireland
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please, consult your own legal advisors.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/12/2017