The guide examines the basics of coronavirus, its impact on education, students’ physical and mental health, the role of teachers and parents in supporting children during this crisis, as well as ways for students to ensure their own wellbeing during these challenging times.
This research was conducted in March and April 2020 to explore children and young people’s reflections and perceptions on the COVID-19 outbreak.
This document builds upon the previous Regional Guidance published on 17 April 2020, which provided high-level guidance to countries for continuing good quality and equitable sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (SRMNCAH) services during the COVID19 pandemic.
This document has been prepared to provide generic operational guidance to countries in the regions for preparing a continuity plan for maintaining good quality and equitable sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (SRMNCAH) services during the COVID-19
Possible negative effects on children’s physical and mental health because of prolonged school closure and home confinement during a disease outbreak.
Early learning services, schools and tertiary organisations are expected to develop their own pandemic plans to protect students and staff or a possible pandemic. In most cases this will involve reviewing and updating existing emergency management plans, to include a pandemic section.