This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Friday 3 March 2017
British Council

User testing for an education website

1 Incomplete application

1 SME, 0 large

2 Completed applications

2 SME, 0 large

Important dates

Friday 17 February 2017
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 24 February 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 3 March 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


Summary of the work
To evaluate the effectiveness and usability of a white label education site for the British Council and partners.
Research dates
16/17 March 2017
Organisation the work is for
British Council
Budget range
For user research participants: a cash incentive of £50 for a 60 minute session.

About the work

Early market engagement

About the research

Description of your participants
- Participants must be recent students arriving to the UK in the last 12 months
- Participants must have the desire to study abroad or in the UK for a UK qualification
- 6 participants with a Chinese background based in the UK (Mandarin / Cantonese speakers welcome)
- 6 participants with either an Indian, Nigeria, or Malaysian background based in the UK (All must be English speakers)
- Participants must own a mobile or phablet device which they are happy to use during the study. No additional software will be required
Assisted digital and accessibility requirements
Research plan
Research location
Central London
Access restrictions at location
Number of research rounds
Number of participants per round
How often research will happen
Evening or weekend research

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • recruit participants based on recruitment specification
  • pay the participants once they have attended the session
  • complete a participant schedule (e.g. name, contact details, session schedule)
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many suppliers to evaluate
Proposal criteria
  • Approach to recruiting participants
  • Estimated timeframes for the work
  • Breakdown of recruitment costs and incentives
  • How the supplier is going to pay the incentives (e.g. receipt proof etc)
Assessment methods
Written proposal
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence






Questions asked by suppliers

1. Could you advise exactly where the 'central location' is?
The location is on Strand, London WC2R, near Trafalgar Square.