Tender process now open

May 25th, 2017

E-Learning Tender Request

The Requirement

Octavo Partnership would like to enhance its services through offering its curriculum on line with effect from 1st October 2017. The following curriculum areas are required:

  • Governor Training
  • Assessment Leadership – Primary Schools

Octavo Partnership is seeking a provider who:

  1. Understands the values, vision and objectives of Octavo Partnership
  2. Is financially stable
  3. Is an expert in the field of e-learning
  4. Provides ‘best value’
  5. Is reliable and responsive

It is intended that there should be 5 Governor Training modules and 6 Assessment Leadership modules for primary school teachers. If successful, the intention is to broaden the curriculum on line offering in 2018.

Specific topics have been identified for development and there is learning content already available to support design and development.

Assessment of learning is required.

It is anticipated that each module will not last for more than 30 minutes (max 40 minutes for Governor Services) and will be easy to navigate and access.

Analysis date will be required for example, take-up, failure to complete, time taken to complete, error analysis, pass marks and failure rates.

Functionality required includes the ability to go away and come back where you left off, lock some modules to stop delegates racing through.

Functionality to include the ability to download individual certificates and access feedback forms.

 About Octavo

Octavo Partnership is a leader in the provision of innovative and creative solutions to a range of educational settings, including Local Authority maintained schools, Multi-Academy Trusts, Special Schools, and Pupil Referral Units.

Octavo Partnership is a mutual trading company, co-owned by Croydon Council, Octavo staff and the Croydon Head Teachers Association (CHTA). It was established 2 years ago. Headteachers play a direct role in shaping Octavo services to schools and help ensure that the Octavo offer is both responsive to school needs and value for money.

Octavo Partnership is committed to operating on a not-for-profit basis whereby any profits are reinvested into developing our services or into educational research to benefit the learning community.

The curriculum on line provision will need to integrate with the Octavo website, which is currently being upgraded.

Further details about the curriculum are available in the Appendix for each service.


If you would like to submit a proposal to Octavo Partnership, please could you do so by:

Thursday 15 June 2017, 5pm. 

Your proposal should be emailed to:


Further information

If you do have any further questions, please contact:

Tamsin Mills – Account Manager

Tamsin.mills@croydon.peachpreview.co.uk or 0208 241 5476

enquiries@croydon.peachpreview.co.uk or 0208 241  5460