Spain-Alicante: Language training services for the European Union Intellectual Property Office
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/es/public-procurement
Section II: Object
Language training services for the European Union Intellectual Property Office.
The EUIPO Academy organises courses to promote language learning for the EUIPO's 5 languages: Spanish, German, English, French and Italian. Occasionally, courses for any other language or any other course related to using languages (text correction, text comparison and recognition, etc.) may be taught.
Furthermore, other possible services may be requested in relation to the EUIPO's language training offer (e.g. tutoring on a one-on-one basis or in small groups, 'language ludo', a guide to language learning at the EUIPO, individual assessment and guidance, etc.) and for assessing language skills.
The services or courses offered by the contractor will be provided using the following methods: face-to-face, blended learning and distance learning.
Avenida de Europa, 4, 03008 Alicante (Alicante), SPAIN.
General and specific language training services across all levels (A1-C2) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (hereinafter 'CEFR').
This training includes courses in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and, occasionally, any other language of the European Union.
The training will be provided face-to-face and in the form of blended learning and distance learning.
Generally, the courses will be run in the EUIPO buildings in Alicante and, in some cases, in the contractor's own buildings in Alicante or abroad.
— intensive or semi-intensive courses across all CEFR levels (A1-C2) taught face-to-face or in the form of blended or distance learning, with a duration of approximately 50 hours,
— one-on-one courses involving all the languages, levels (A1-C2) and methods stated above.
— specialised courses: courses related to the specific language used in the legal and intellectual property fields, or in any other professional field,
— tailored courses. Tailored courses can be requested for individuals or groups depending on different specific needs that arise in relation to the language used in the work environment.
Other possible services related to the EUIPO's language learning provision:
— devising and monitoring activities and exercises in the EUIPO's Learning Portal: https://euipo.europa.eu/knowledge/?lang=es,
— tutoring on a one-on-one basis or in small groups. Individual assessment and guidance. This involves offering the support of a language trainer in order to prepare a personalised study plan for anyone who would like such guidance. For this, the learner's needs and study preferences will need to be assessed and areas for improvement identified,
— 'language ludo'. This is a series of short language workshops (1 to 2 hours) which offer the opportunity to improve specific language skills and knowledge in a fun and entertaining environment,
— guide to language learning at the EUIPO. The EUIPO can request the tenderer to prepare a guide explaining all of the available options and strategies, in order to show staff members which options may be the most beneficial for them according to their level and specific needs.
Any courses, documents or materials offered must be related to the levels stipulated in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe (A1-C2).
All the language courses must include assessment of the participants' level (before, during and after the course) and certification of the participants' level at the end of the course: a report or certificate must be issued for every participant who completes a course, stating the level they reached.
All the language courses must include a certain number of hours taught online through exercises and activities via the EUIPO's Learning Portal. These will be supported by the teacher for the duration of the course.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
each tenderer may send up to 2 representatives. Representatives' names and ID document numbers must be sent to the EUIPO by e-mail (email@example.com) by 15.1.2018.
The aim of the opening session is to verify compliance with the formal requirements for submitting tenders.
Section VI: Complementary information
The invitation to tender documents will be available for download at the address stated in point I.3. The website will be updated periodically and it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for updates, amendments or answers to questions during the tender period.
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