T&T and EC Harris also among 17 picked to advise on ICT provision for BSF and other education programmes

Seventeen consultants, including Turner & Townsend, EC Harris, Atkins and WSP, have won a place on a four-year education ICT framework.

The British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (Becta) appointed the companies to the list of approved firms to advise on ICT provision in new-build and regeneration programmes including Building Schools for the Future.

Other successful bidders include Navigant Consulting, Mouchel, Tribal Group and PTS Consulting.

Stephen Lucey, executive director of strategic technologies at Becta, said: “These suppliers will be a major force supporting Becta's strategy to ensure that the education sector's investment in ICT delivers real benefit to learners and the nation as a whole.”