Adult Basic Education
Correctional Service of Canada | Published December 31, 2014 - Deadline September 2, 2015
Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements:
Adult Basic Education
Mak, Goretti M.
Telephone No. - (604) 775-7649
Fax No. - (604) 775-7526
The PWGSC Vancouver office provides procurement services to the
public in English.
Correctional Services Canada (CSC), Pacific Region, has a
requirement for the delivery of their "Adult Basic Education
(ABE) Program, to inmates at various institutions in the Fraser
Valley (with one Institution on Vancouver Island), between April
1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. The work also includes the provision
of institutional Library Services, Intake Assessments and
Learning Disability Assessments.
Bidders must have experience in managing Adult Education
programs and must be a public education
institution/district/entity, or, private organization affiliated
with a public education institution/district/entity for student
registration and certification purposes, or, be a private
organization accredited by the BC Ministry of Education to
deliver adult basic education.
Proposed resources must also meet minimum mandatory requirements
including certifications and valid credentials as recognized by
the relevant professional associations and entities of the
province of British Columbia.
Bidders must also be capable of providing local (Lower Mainland
of BC) Contract and Technical Management oversight.
The full list of requirements are detailed in Annex A, Statement
of Work of this Request For Proposal (RFP).
There is a security requirement associated with this requirement.
The requirement is subject to the provisions of the World Trade
Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), the
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and the Agreement
on Internal Trade (AIT).
Period of the Contract
The period of the resulting contract will be from April 1, 2015
to March 31, 2016 inclusive.
The contract will include an irrevocable 2 one-year option to
Evaluation and Selection Methodology
Bids will be evaluated on a set of mandatory requirements and
point rated criteria.
To be declared responsive, a bid must:
(a) comply with all the requirements of the bid
(b) meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria;
(c) obtain the required minimum points for the
technical evaluation criteria which are subject to point rating.
The responsive bid with the highest number of points will be
recommended for award of a contract, provided that the total
evaluated price does not exceed the budget available for this
Estimated Contract Value
It is estimated that the total contract value will be
approximately $2,971,000.00 GST/HST not applicable.
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.