These recommendations from the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic of the WHO Regional Office for Europe represent the work of the TAG between October 2020 and June 2021.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic in the DRC, the Social Sciences Analytics Cell (CASS) has conducted integrated analyses of the impact of the pandemic and response on the health, protection, and economic security of communities.
The global COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all aspects of young people’s lives, including their schooling, livelihoods and gender relations, as well as their access to youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen an unprecedented shutdown of society. Among the various safety measures taken, much attention has been given to school closure as a non-pharmaceutical mitigation tool to curb the spread of the disease through ensuring “social” (physical) distancing.
The response to the Covid-19 pandemic raises a question about the role of national curriculum frameworks in acquiring and applying knowledge about hygiene and prevention of disease.
These Guidelines are to help Regional and District Directors of Education as well as Heads of Schools to operate safely in the country. It is important to note that the broad guidelines outlined in this document are a general guide and must be