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12597-2013: UK-Cardiff: Data capture services

The contract is for the collection and matching of pupil level data on public examination entries and achievements in Wales in all approved qualifications (e,g, GCSE, A level, vocational equivalents). The main services the contractor will be expected to provide are, including, but not limited to:
a) Collect data from a number of awarding bodies e.g. WJEC, EDEXCEL, AQA, OCR, in a pre-defined format;
b) Collect information from each school on the awarding bodies used and types of examination taken and data on pupils taking examinations at other centres;
(c) Match data at pupil level across different awarding organisations, and different establishments and across time;
(d) Provide a bilingual help desk function for two separate data checking periods to field enquiries from schools and local authorities when the Welsh Government sends data out to be checked;
(e) Provide a secure on line data transfer system so that during the checking or data collection periods, schools can upload documents or evidence where they do not agree with the official figures;
(f) Supply data files to the Welsh Government in a pre-determined format and according to an agreed timetable.
The Welsh Government, on behalf of the Welsh Ministers, will be conducting this procurement exercise through the etenderwales portal https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk Tender documents and other information must be downloaded from and returned through this portal. If you require any further assistance the BravoSolution helpdesk is available on:
Email: help@bravosolution.co.uk Phone: +44 8003684850/ Fax: +44 2070600480.
Full information in accessing the portal is found in Section VI.3.
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.

Ref: C120/2012/2013.,

Contact:

Education and Lifelong Learning Statistics Unit
Welsh Government, Education and Lifelong Learning Statistics Unit, Cathays Park 2
For the attention of: Sophie Larcombe, Stephen Hughes, Abigail Woodham
CF10 3NQ Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: sophie.larcombe@wales.gsi.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: No contract value provided

Published: 15 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 11 Feb 2013