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DET Evaluation Panel 2023 - 2026
Issued By Department of Education
Request for Quotation
Specialized educational services



This invitation

The Department of Education and Training Victoria invites suppliers to this open market procurement opportunity.

This procurement is to appoint a panel of suppliers with the specific skills required to perform evaluations for the department, timelines and deliverables are not included. These will be specific to each engagement from the Panel; procured via individual Requests for Proposals (RFPs). 

The scope of services being sought from prospective supplier comprises the planning and execution of evaluation, as well as capacity building and advice specific to evaluation-related work, namely:

  • Provision of specialist evaluation services including
    • scoping, designing, and planning evaluations, including the assessment of risks and estimation of costs
    • undertaking evaluation projects including the review of existing literature and data, collection of data and analysis of data
    • reporting evaluation findings including the provision of advice and recommendations in structured evaluation reports.
  • Provision of expertise and assistance for:
    • Development of logic maps (e.g. Investment Logic Maps, program logics)
    • Designing and developing appropriate data collection tools
    • Collection and collation of quantitative and qualitative data pre, during and post program implementation
    • Analysis of data and interpretation of findings including reports.

As part of the tender process, prospective suppliers will be requested to demonstrate:

  • high levels of customer service including an understanding of the department’s strategic priorities
  • knowledge of the education policy context, including a familiarity with the department’s strategic priorities, objectives, and its key performance measures
  • experience working with large government or public sector organisations requiring engagement with multiple stakeholders, as well as experience identifying and engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • availability of appropriate resources to deliver the services, including the capacity to conduct evaluations in rural and regional areas of Victoria
  • ability to develop detailed project methodologies and work plans to deliver project briefs within specified timelines and agreed budgets
  • procedures and systems for managing information
  • application of ethical procedures in the design and conduct of evaluations
  • expertise in high level formal and informal communication including planning and undertaking consultations with key stakeholders
  • skills in analysis and critical evaluation enabling:
    • disaggregation and synthesis of parts of systems, processes, tasks, objects, texts, artefacts, problems, ideas, concepts, and arguments
    • exploration of alternative ideas or solutions to problems
    • predictions about likely outcomes based on evidence
    • clear thinking using logic (inductive and deductive)
    • identification of faulty reasoning, assumptions, and biases by thorough testing
    • informed judgement about the worth of ideas and arguments.



Industry Briefing

The department will host an industry briefing on Thursday, 17 November at 9:00am. 
Suppliers interested in attending the industry briefing require to confirm participation by contacting the following email: [email protected] 

The DET Supplier Portal

The Department of Education and Training has now established the DET Supplier Portal. The DET Supplier Portal allows suppliers to access and respond to procurement opportunities from a number of Education portfolio entities.

This Request for Quote (RFQ) is being issued and managed through the Supplier Portal. All primary information relating to this RFQ is being provided through the Supplier Portal, and responses can only be submitted through the Supplier Portal. Responses to RFQs submitted through the Buying for Victoria Tenders Portal will not be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: as of November 2022, DET has revised the structure of RFQs on the Portal to improve ease of use for suppliers. Please ensure that you read the attached Quick Reference Guide on Supplier Portal Basics when accessing the Portal.

How do I register on the DET Supplier Portal?

  • Whether you are an existing supplier to DET or a first-time respondent, please see the attached Supplier Quick Reference Guide (QRG) on the Supplier and User Registration Process.
  • Once you are registered and have received your User ID and password, you can log in from the DET Supplier Portal home page.


If you are having problems accessing the Supplier Portal, please email the Supplier Portal team for assistance: [email protected].

Also ensure that you upload to BFVTP the following attachments from the Templates Library:

  • Supplier QRG – Supplier and User Registration Process
  • Supplier QRG – Supplier Portal Basics

Specification Documents 

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  •    SCOC Commitment Letter
    • Version 1 (9 Nov 2022)
    • Available by Download   (30 KB)
  •    Supplier QRG - Supplier and User Registration Process
    • Version 1 (9 Nov 2022)
    • Available by Download   (356 KB)
  •    Example- DET-Corporate-ICT Supplier Security Control Assessment Tool
    • Version 1 (14 Nov 2022)
    • Available by Download   (84 KB)
  •    N000097_Industry Briefing - Evaluation Panel w Probity
    • Version 1 (23 Nov 2022)
    • Available by Download   (774 KB)
  •    N000097_Addendum - Q&A Bulletin_No.6.docx
    • Version 1 (8 Dec 2022)
    • Available by Download   (69 KB)
  •    Supplier QRG - Supplier Portal Basics.docx
    • Version 2 (16 Dec 2022)
    • Available by Download   (578 KB)
  •    N000097_Tender Closing Reminder.pdf
    • Version 1 (16 Dec 2022)
    • Available by Download   (58 KB)