Department for Education Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Department for Education* has publised 476 public procurement notices. Of these, 159 are tenders and 225 are awards. There are 288 unique titles.

The following chart shows contract value against the date of publication.

(Scatter chart with 476 data points.)
Location map

Operating locations

187 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is London in region London. From published data, 38% of Department for Education's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 22 buyer locations and 165 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • London - 196
  • Coventry - 86
  • Manchester - 80
  • Sheffield - 77
  • Nottingham - 15
  • Darlington - 8
  • Bangor - 5
  • Belfast - 4
  • Bristol - 2
  • Warwickshire - 2
  • Merton - 1

Suppliers per region:

  • London - 62
  • South East - 32
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 16
  • North West - 10
  • West Midlands - 10
  • East of England - 7
  • South West - 7
  • East Midlands - 5
  • Wales - 5
  • Northern Ireland - 5
  • Scotland - 3
  • Kansas - 1
  • North East - 1
  • Trøndelag - 1
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Top tenders

Below is a sample of government contract notices published Department for Education in the past year. The buyer publishes procurement notices in Contracts Finder and OJEU. (Regional portals such as eTendersNI are not covered.)

Title Purchase Value
pin notices
Construction and Facilities Management Equipment and Materials Frameworks construction products
 
£330M
DfE Solar Framework Market Engagement solar energy
 
£150M
High Potential Initial Teacher Training and Leadership Development Programme 2022/23 education and training
 
£140M
High Potential Initial Teacher Training and Leadership Development Programme education and training
 
£70M
Condition Data Collection 2 (CDC2) building surveying
 
£39M
0 to 21 000 000 information technology
 
£21M
tender notices
DfE Furniture Framework school furniture
 
£140M
Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) Training Courses education and training
 
£122M
Contracts Finder Opportunity education and training
 
£122M
T Levels Professional Development education and training
 
£82M
2nd Condition Data Collection Programme — Surveying Organisation Services building surveying
 
£44M
High Potential Initial Teacher Training and Leadership Development Programme education and training
 
£35M
Senior Leads for Mental Health Training Programme education and training
 
£30M
DfE CONDITION DATA COLLECTION 2 (CDC2) - Surveying Organisation building surveying
 
£28M
Period Product Provision to Schools and Post-16 Education Institutions sanitary towels or tampons
 
£20M
Full Induction Programme, to Support Early Roll-Out of the Early Career Framework education and training
 
£12M
Holiday Activities and Food education and training
 
£9M
2nd Condition Data Collection - IT Solution software package
 
£6M
2nd Condition Data Collection Programme – Technical Quality Manager Services technical support
 
£5M
DFE Journals Access Requirement journals
 
£175K
award notices
DfE Offsite Schools Framework (Incorporating Modular and MMC Delivery) construction work
 
£3B
Skills Support for the Workforce/Redundancies Employed Persons Aged 16 Plus education and training
 
£145M
T Level Professional Development education and training
 
£76M
Programme Skills Support for the Unemployed education and training
 
£75M
ESF Skills Support for the Unemployed education and training
 
£75M
Teachers’ Pension Scheme Administration for the UK Department for Education pension fund administration
 
£64M
Programme Support for NEET and Those Likely to Become NEET Aged 15-24 education and training
 
£54M
Firmstep Forms Including Self and Dash business services
 
£43M
Programme Community Grants education and training
 
£34M
Initial Training Educational Psychologists 2020 adult education
 
£31M
Cloud Compute Services. Azure Windows Virtual Machines / VMs information technology
 
£26M
Implementation, Delivery and Transition Services information technology
 
£16M
Period Product Provision to Schools and Post 16 Education Institutions Across England education and training
 
£11M
Period Product Provision to Schools and Post-16 Education Institutions Across England education and training
 
£11M
National Mathematics Centre education and training
 
£11M
National Mathematics Centre education and training
 
£11M
Mental Health Services and Schools & Colleges Link Programme education and training
 
£10M
Reception Baseline Assessment in England primary education
 
£10M
Estates Professional Services real estate
 
£9M
Capgemini Education and Skills Funding Agency Delivery and Upskilling business services
 
£8M
National Careers Service Area Based career guidance
 
£7M
National Professional Qualification Quality Assurance Agent health and social work
 
£6M
DE Teachers’ Pension System information technology
 
£6M
National Careers Service: Live Data Service Support information technology
 
£5M
Cloud Support - Cloud Delivery and Support Services information technology
 
£5M
Data Science Agile Development - Development, Architecture and DevOps Services business services
 
£4M
Microsoft CSP Partner information technology
 
£4M
Full Induction Programme to Support Early Roll-Out of the Early Career Framework education and training
 
£4M
T Level Service Agile Development- BA, User-Centred Design and Delivery Management Services business services
 
£4M
National Careers Service London career guidance
 
£4M
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Industry sectors

Tenders notices cover 8 industry sectors. The dominant sector is PROFESSIONAL.

Contract values

Department for Education provided financial information for 71% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £5B.

(Histogram showing the prevelance of contracts in each value band.)

Buyer names

This report covers buyer names that begin: DEPARTMENT EDUCATION*.

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Collaborative procurement

The buyer has worked in association with other buyers.

As lead buyer to:

  • None

Included in contracts by:

As a contracted supplier to:

  • None

Further information

The following websites have been found in published notices.