Decision details

604 New Directions College – Learner Management System/Database

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Economic Growth & Neighbourhood Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


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This report sets out the decision to award a contract to supply a Learner Management System and database via the KCS procurement framework.

This report is being published in the interest of transparency.
The contract awarded to Capita is for 3 years. It is expected to commence in July 2020. The total contract value is £227k.

It is the decision of the Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services, in consultation with the Lead Councillor for Education to award a service contract to Capita for the provision of a database (Unit E) for the purposes of completing Adult Education Board (AEB) funding returns.

Publication date: 25/06/2020

Date of decision: 25/06/2020

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