Buying ICT for your school

Departmental advice for schools on ICT buying practice and how to achieve better value for money.



This departmental advice is for:

  • school leaders
  • school business managers
  • back office staff
  • governing bodies

It relates to maintained schools.

This document is specifically written for ICT procurement and includes:

  • definitions of procurement terminology
  • advice for running procurements
  • legal guidance
  • DfE frameworks
  • links to organisations that provide contracts, deals and frameworks
  • links to procurement and school related information

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