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Panel Refresh: Centrally Funded Professional Learning and Development (PLD) 2018 – March Intake


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RFx ID : 19504121
Tender Name : Panel Refresh: Centrally Funded Professional Learning and Development (PLD) 2018 – March Intake
Reference # : SES1139
Open Date : Monday, 5 March 2018 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Friday, 30 March 2018 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Department/Business Unit : Early Learning and Student Achievement
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 86000000 - Education and Training Services
  • New Zealand
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Nigel Richardson
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

The Ministry of Education manages a panel of specialised and expert organisations to deliver Centrally-Funded Professional Learning and Development (PLD) and Digital Technologies | Hangarau Matihiko (DT|HM) curriculum implementation support to schools, kura and Kāhui Ako. The Panel comprises organisations that have demonstrated the ability to manage the delivery of PLD services in a sustainable customer focused manner. In addition to being on the panel, providers must employ accredited facilitators who also have appropriate subject expertise.

Only organisations that are part of the panel will be eligible to deliver PLD and DT|HM. Services can be delivered through the existing mechanism (outlined in the Panel Agreement in the pack available on request) or prospective providers can suggest other delivery mechanisms.

Providers were awarded to the panel in:
• 2016, GETS reference 17730654 published 27th July 2016
• 2017, GETS reference 18962738 published 28th August 2017
Going forward the Ministry intends to hold two intakes each year for potential providers to submit proposals for consideration.

Further information on PLD can be found at:

Further information on the new DT|HM curriculum can be found at:

Further information on facilitator accreditation can be found at:

Existing panel members do not need to reapply and may contact the Ministry directly through the Contract Manager to propose new delivery mechanisms.