Forthcoming Event

GPS: The Building Materials framework is due to expire on 30 September 2013.  In order to ensure that the next generation framework meets your future needs the Government Procurement Service would welcome your contribution to the development of the specification & support in delivering the OJEU, and invite you to attend our customer workshop on Wednesday 17 April 2013 in Salford. 
 
The purpose of the workshop is to identify & clearly articulate your future business needs, discuss & agree the business outcomes required, eliminate the need for repeated circulation of documentation and reduce the time taken to reach an agreed statement of need. 
Press release & links ~ GPS: RM683 Supply of Liquid Fuels: Customer Update
 
GPS: The Government Procurement Service are working alongside YPO and ESPO with a common purpose to help drive efficiency savings for print services in the public sector. By utilising their existing Wider Public Sector Print Services framework (RM1687) with national coverage, organisations can access numerous options with a range of suppliers, helping you achieve a number of benefits.
 
Join them on Friday 10 May 2013 to network with the GPS category team, customers & suppliers on the framework. The day will provide an opportunity to exchange best practice and discover ways in which GPS can achieve further efficiency savings through collaboration.
Press release & links
 
IoEIt takes a whole school to teach a child.   No one teacher or leader can carry this responsibility alone. This is one of the key messages to be proposed by the distinguished New Zealand school leadership expert Professor Viviane Robinson when she gives the annual London Centre for Leadership in Learning lecture on 22 April 2013.
 
Professor Robinson, from The University of Aukland, will set out her ‘5 dimensions of student-centred leadership’, emphasising the importance of goal-setting and teacher learning, when she speaks at the Institute of Education, London.
Press release & links ~ Ofsted: School-led partnerships setting the benchmark for high quality teacher training
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