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1. Title: GB-London: Online Safety - Media Literacy Strategy - Mapping Exercise and Literature Review
2. Awarding Authority:
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
4th Floor, 100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. 020 7211 6824, Email:
Attn: Callum Tolladay
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Research and development services.

4. Description: Research services. Market research services. In April 2019 the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and the Home Office jointly published the Online Harms White Paper (OHWP), which sets out government¿s proposals for regulation and policies to tackle harms taking place online. The government is currently evaluating consultation responses to the proposals set out in the White Paper and is due to publish its response to the consultation by the end of 2019.

DCMS is seeking to appoint a provider to:

a. undertake a mapping exercise of online media literacy initiatives, including any evaluation which accompanies them;

b. conduct a literature review of evidence on the levels of media literacy among online users and any barriers to media literacy; and

c. identify and review any existing evaluation of media literacy initiatives which were identified in the mapping exercise (part (a) above).

Together with DCMS¿s analysis of consultation responses and findings from our stakeholder engagement, this research will feed into the government¿s policy development on online harms, our response to the consultation and our programme of activity to empower users to keep themselves and their children safe online.
5. CPV Codes:
73110000 - Research services.
79310000 - Market research services.

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: UNITED KINGDOM,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category J: 25K to 50K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 06/09/2019 12:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
4th Floor, 100 Parliament Street

12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 30/09/2019
Period of Work End date: 31/03/2020
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no

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