United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) hereby invite qualified companies to submit sealed tenders as follows:
Within the framework of the OECD-UNESCO Joint Initiative: Survey of teachers in Pre-primary Education (STEPP), UNESCO is seeking an institution or a consortium of institutions with solid experience in designing and operationalizing international studies and/or large-scale surveys in the field of early childhood care and education (ECCE) and/or basic education, and with a good understanding of the conditions, requirements and capacities of low- and middle-income countries.
The Contractor is expected to undertake these Activities from October 2016 to December 2017 in close cooperation with the UNESCO Secretariat and other actors of the project.
The project is a Joint OECD-UNESCO Initiative through which the core content and methodology of STEPP will be aligned with those of the OECD TALIS Starting Strong Survey.
The purpose of this notice is to provide general information on the requirements for the procurement process and to inform interested suppliers how to obtain a copy of the Solicitation Documents.
Interested companies who wish to participate in the OIC must request for a complete set of Solicitation Documents, available free of charge, from UNESCO contact person at the address shown below.
The sealed tenders must be delivered to the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on or before 02/09/2016 at 17:00 hours CET, in strict compliance with the instructions as stipulated in the Solicitation Documents.
UNESCO reserves the right to amend the documents at any time during the solicitation process.
Any amendments or clarifications will be communicated directly to all Bidders who have requested for a complete set of solicitation documents and officially confirmed their intention to submit a sealed tender.
No remuneration will be made to companies for preparation and submission of their tenders.
UNESCO Contact Information: Section of Education for Inclusion and Gender Equality, Division for Inclusion, Peace and Sustainable Development, Education Sector, UNESCO Headquarters