Schools with common purchasing needs can achieve savings through joining together to purchase chromebooks, laptops and desktops.
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Aggregation opportunity for education customers
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is working in collaboration with the Department for Education (DfE) to run a national further competition (NFC69) to help education organisations with the purchase of chromebooks, laptops and desktops.
The aggregation opportunity is available to all publicly funded education customers, including maintained schools, academies, university technical colleges (UTCs) and free schools.
Aggregating requirements from multiple education organisations across the country leads to larger volumes, which encourages suppliers offer significant discounts, which in turn creates value for money for the education sector.
This aggregated further competition will be competed under lot 1 of the Technology Products 2 (RM3733) framework agreement.
A recording of a webinar, aimed specifically at the schools sector, explains in further detail the process, timescales and the benefits of aggregation.
If you are not in a position to participate at this stage, we regularly run aggregated procurements for technology hardware, and other common commodity goods and services. Learn more
Published: 16 December 2016
Updated: 13 September 2017
- Updated links to process to get involved.
- Updated details of how to get involved
- dates amended, document removed
- amended dates and uploaded new customer requirement document.
- Mention of tablets removed from opening.
- Customer requirement form updated
- Updated with new framework information.
- First published.