British Council

User testing for an education website

Incomplete application

1
Incomplete application
1 SME, 0 large

Completed applications

2
Completed applications
2 SME, 0 large
Important dates
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Published 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

Overview

Overview
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Summary of the work To evaluate the effectiveness and usability of a white label education site for the British Council and partners.
Location London
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

About the work
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Early market engagement

About the research

About the research
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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 2
Number of participants per round 6
How often research will happen Once
Evening or weekend research

Additional information

Additional information
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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.

Skills and experience
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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 suppliers will be evaluated
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How many suppliers to evaluate 3
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

10%

Availability

70%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Could you advise exactly where the 'central location' is? The location is on Strand, London WC2R, near Trafalgar Square.