DfE deal for schools to save on IT equipment

The Department for Education (DfE) is offering schools the chance to save on tablets, laptops and desktop devices.

The second in a series of bulk buying deals for schools considering buying new tablets, laptops or desktop devices has now started.

Schools may be able to save thousands of pounds by using a deal developed by DfE and Crown Commercial Services (CCS).

To take part, schools will need to submit their requirements for new devices to CCS at aggregation@crowncommercial.gov.uk by 6 October 2017.

A video explains the process in more detail.

CCS will then work with suppliers to get the best price and notify schools after they award the contract on 10 November 2017.

Schools will be able to place their orders for delivery in summer and arrange payment at the agreed price.

Future buying opportunities have been scheduled for spring 2018.

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