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UK-London: Education and training services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116000, Email: commercial@culture.gov.uk
Main Address: www.gov.uk/dcms, Address of the buyer profile: www.gov.uk/dcms
NUTS Code: UK

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

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:
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Cyber Schools Programme
Reference number: 100707

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
80000000 - Education and training services.


II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: To meet the aim of creating a new cohort of cyber security talent to strengthen the UKs cyber security skills pipeline, the Department is seeking a service provider/consortium of service providers to develop and deliver an ambitious extracurricular programme for 14-18 year olds who demonstrate motivation, enthusiasm and a high cyber aptitude (latent or developed) for cyber security. Students will embark on a four year study programme of high quality cyber security education and training to gain exceptional quality and sought after cyber security skills and experience. The programme will strengthen the skills pipeline and embed cyber security as an exciting and recognised career choice.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 20,000,000

Currency:GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UK - UNITED KINGDOM

Main site or place of performance:
UNITED KINGDOM


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The Cyber Schools Programme is a major, exciting and inspirational opportunity to develop the next talent of potential cyber professionals. The programme will bring together real-world cyber expertise and educational experience to teach cyber skills in innovative and engaging ways to the next generation of potential cyber security professionals. The programme will identify and mobilise expert volunteers from industry and beyond to inspire, teach and expose them to future career options. We expect a mix of innovative blended learning (including classroom based and online teaching) with work focused on real-world challenges, cyber careers and opportunities. Our vision of success for the four year study programme is to have had a minimum of 5,700 programme participants by 2021 (who have either completed or are within the programme), and for a significant proportion of these to be progressing into relevant cyber security careers, education or training.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Not Provided

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No


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: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

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
Not Provided


IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: 100707
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 10/07/2017

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes

Contractor (No.1)
Escal Institute of Advance Technologies (Trading as SANS Institute)
8120 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 310, Bethesda, MD 20814, United States
NUTS Code: UK
The contractor is an SME: No

Contractor (No.2)
British Telecommunications PLC
81 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AJ, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UK
The contractor is an SME: No

Contractor (No.3)
Cyber Security Challenge UK Limited
Block A, Unit 16, Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, MK3 6EB, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UK
The contractor is an SME: Yes

Contractor (No.4)
Futurelearn Limited
PO Box 77, Chambers Building, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BT, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UK
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 20,000,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=266472428

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116000
Internet address: www.gov.uk/dcms

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 14/11/2017






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