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Evaluations of the Level Finder Examination and Toi Reo Māori Programme

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Tender Closed
RFx ID : 24811518
Tender Name : Evaluations of the Level Finder Examination and Toi Reo Māori Programme
Reference # :
Open Date : Tuesday, 14 September 2021 5:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Tuesday, 12 October 2021 1:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 86000000 - Education and Training Services
Regions:
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Aimee Digges La Touche
aimee@tetaurawhiri.govt.nz
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address : NEW ZEALAND
Overview

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori are looking for an evaluation provider with knowledge and understanding of te reo Māori and tikanga Māori, and experience in undertaking evaluations using Māori-centred and/or kaupapa Māori research and evaluation approaches.

We want to contract a highly experienced evaluation provider to evaluate the Level Finder Examination and Toi Reo Māori programmes to support the upcoming change to online delivery of this service.

RFx Outcome

This tender has been awarded.

  • R and K Consultants Limited - 251, Queens Dr, Lyall Bay, Wellington, Wellington, 6022, NEW ZEALAND
    Value $ 300,000

Further Award Information:
Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, Level 11, Kiwi Wealth House, 20 Ballance Street, Wellington is pleased to award the Evaluations of the Level Finder Examination and Toi Reo Māori Programme contract to R and K Consultants Limited, 251 Queens Drive, Lyall Bay, Wellington (NZBN: 9429033426730).

The Level Finder Examination is a programme that provides a general indicator of a candidate’s ability to aurally recognise words and their knowledge of vocabulary and grammar across three different sections. Levels of proficiency range from one to five, with the latter indicating advanced ability in te reo Māori.

The Māori Language Act gives Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori the authority to licence translators and interpreters to anyone who achieves the required standards. To date, Toi Reo Māori is the key framework that underpins the path towards meeting this requirement.

R and K Consultants Limited will evaluate the effectiveness of the Level Finder Examination and Toi Reo Māori programmes to support programme improvement and the upcoming change to online delivery. The aim is to complete the following work:

i. Evaluation of the Level Finder Examination programme
ii. Evaluation of Toi Reo Māori programme

This is an eight-month programme of work commencing November 2021. The contract was awarded on 29 October 2021, and expires on 30 June 2022.

The procurement process used was a single-stage open-market RFP.

Award Date: Friday, 29 October 2021 (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Date RFx was completed/updated: Friday, 5 November 2021 8:25 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)