Ministry of Education Cooperative Republic of Guyana Invitation for Bids (IFB/MOE(NPTAB):09/2020)

Cooperative Republic of Guyana

1.The Ministry of Education invites sealed bids from Reputable contractors/suppliers for the following items:

1.Supply and Delivery of Equipment- Government Technical Institute
2.Supply and Delivery of Equipment- Essequibo Technical Institute
3.Supply and Delivery of Equipment- Leonora Technical Vocational Training Centre
4.Supply and Delivery of Equipment- Upper Corentyne Industrial Training Centre
5.Supply and Delivery of Equipment- New Amsterdam Technical Institute
6.Supply and Delivery of Equipment- Guyana Industrial Training Centre

2.Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures, specified in the Procurement Act, 2003 and Regulations, 2004, and is open to all eligible Suppliers.

3.Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Procurement Unit, Ministry of Education, Lot 21 Brickdam, Stabroek, telephone number 223-7900 Ext 269. An inspection of the Bidding Document can be conducted at the above address between the hours of 8:30 to 3:00 hours on week days.

4.Bid Security is required for all projects listed above.

5.All bids must be accompanied by Valid NIS and GRA Compliance Certificates.

6.The Tender document may be purchased from the Ministry of Education, Lot 21 Brickdam, Stabroek for a non-refundable fee of three thousand dollars ($3,000). The method of payment accepted will be cash. Documents will be available for purchase from the 29th September, 2020.

7.The tender must be enclosed in a plain sealed envelope bearing no identity of the Tenderer and must be clearly marked on the top, left hand corner Supply and Delivery of Equipment (insert name of Technical Institution).

a.Submit one (1) hardcopy and an electronic Copy (flash drive) with an exact PDF version of the hard copy tender.
b.Ensure the envelope of the hardcopy and the electronic copy are identically labeled.
c.The electronic copy (flash drive) should be placed in a smaller envelope and properly affixed to the hardcopy submission.

8.All tenders must be delivered to the address below on or before 9:00 on Tuesday 20h October, 2020. All bids will be opened in the presence of the supplier(s) or their representative(s) who choose to attend. No electronic bidding will be permitted. Late bids will be rejected

9.Address:
Chairman
National Procurement & Tender Administration Board
Ministry of Finance Compound
Main & Urquhart Streets
G/town

10.The Employer reserves the right to accept or reject any or all the Tenders without assigning any reason.


Permanent Secretary

Dear
Education Partners,

You are invited!

The UNESCO Cluster Office for the Caribbean in partnership with Microsoft in an alliance with Digital Koru offer three free webinars for the English-Speaking Caribbean to learn how to effectively use and maximize Microsoft 365 and Teams for remote learning.

In a bid to continue generating impact, Microsoft will be providing three sessions for different audiences and focus.

Please see details below and find the formal invitations attached with the registration links so you can share with schools, students, partners, communities, and relatives.

You are invited to register in advance for the sessions you are interested in at your earliest convenience. Please see links below for registration.

Any questions regarding the programme, please contact Lucet Montgomery This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

1.Audience: Teachers Webinar

Learn how to use Microsoft 365 and Teams to empower teaching in any modality: face-to-face, hybrid, and distance learning in the Caribbean.

Date, Time & Capacity: Monday, September 28th, from 5pm to 7pm AST / Capacity: 20,000 attendees

Digital KORU and Microsoft invite all K-12 and university faculty to a webinar on how to use Microsoft 365 and Teams to empower teaching in any modality: face-to-face, hybrid, and distance learning.

We will discuss how to build a virtual classroom using Microsoft Teams and how to integrate additional applications provided by Microsoft 365 and other developers into the virtual classroom. This topic will be discussed from the perspective of the opportunities and challenges of teaching and learning in the Caribbean.

Dr. Eliut Flores, CEO of Digital KORU and tenured professor at the Graduate School of Information Science and Technologies of the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras will be the webinar lecturer. All participants will be able to ask questions through the live chat and Dr. Flores and his team will answer them.

Join us on Monday, September 28th, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm AST.

Register here

2.Audience: Parents and Students Webinar

Help your children with Microsoft 365 and Teams

Learn how to help your kids use Microsoft 365 and Teams for learning in any modality: face-to-face, hybrid, and distance learning and join us for this webinar on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 6pm-7pm AST.

Register here

3.Audience: Caribbean Education Leaders

Date, Time & Capacity Tuesday, September 29th, from 10am to 12pm AST /Capacity: 250 attendees

Interactive workshop to discuss how to use Microsoft 365 and Teams to empower learning in any modality: face-to-face, hybrid, and distance learning.

Digital KORU and Microsoft invite leaders of K-12, higher education institutions, and government education leaders in the Caribbean to an online leadership workshop to discuss strategies to use Microsoft 365 and Teams to empower teaching and learning in any modality: face-to-face, hybrid, and distance learning.

Dr. Eliut Flores, CEO of Digital KORU and tenured professor at the Graduate School of Information Science and Technologies of the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras will be the webinar lecturer, in collaboration with Microsoft Education leads in the region. They will discuss how to incorporate Microsoft 365 and Teams in the ICT mix to build virtual classrooms that also integrate additional applications provided by Microsoft 365 and other developers into the educational process. This topic will be discussed from the perspective of the opportunities and challenges of teaching and learning in the Caribbean.
Participants will be able to ask spoken or written questions in the live meeting and chat. Dr. Flores and his team will reserve ample time to address these questions during the workshop. The seminar will be delivered in English.

Join us September 29th, from 10:00am to 12:00pm AST.

Register here

Spread the word & See you there!

Regards,
Catherina Schӧnhammer
Public Information
UNESCO Cluster Office for the Caribbean

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